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Old 01-24-2012, 01:42 PM
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Scope mounting way off!

I took out a rifle the other day to sight in a new scope. Brand new Savage, new Millet LRS-1, Millet Rings, and EGW 20MOA mount. First shot was about 20 FEET to the right of target at 100yds. OK... what the hell happened??? I mounted everything at home so I figured it would be off slightly but certainly not that much! Is there something I need to check? Mount? Rings? Any advice on scope mounting would be appreciated!

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Old 01-24-2012, 03:09 PM
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Re: Scope mounting way off!

The rings aren't lined up. Millets can be a pain to line up properly. Or the scope is way out of adjustment and not close to center
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Old 01-24-2012, 03:13 PM
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Re: Scope mounting way off!

Use a lapping bar as a guide, and line them up with the bore and true to each other
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Old 01-24-2012, 03:16 PM
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Re: Scope mounting way off!

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The rings aren't lined up. Millets can be a pain to line up properly. Or the scope is way out of adjustment and not close to center
Like they're twisted on the mount? Or not on the same degree on the scope tube?
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Old 01-24-2012, 03:28 PM
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Re: Scope mounting way off!

Which millet rings? The ones that come with the scope? If they are the lrs-1 tacticool
rings there is no adjustment for windage error with the rings. Flip them around and see
if you are off the other direction. If not it's the rail or your holes in the reciever that are
off. Provided the scope is good. You have some trouble shooting to do.
First swap the rings around backwards, leave the scope settings alone. If nothing changes it's not the rings. ( you can just bore site if it's off more than a couple of feet to check this, no trip to the range needed)

next Center the windage dial on the scope and try it on a different gun. If it's close
Your base or reciever is off.
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Old 01-24-2012, 06:11 PM
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Re: Scope mounting way off!

Problems after EGW 20 moa rail?

A timely thread for you.
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:24 PM
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