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? Removing boss for hunting

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Unread 02-14-2004, 12:12 AM
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? Removing boss for hunting

I have a browning a-bolt 300 win mag with the boss.Can the gun be sighted in with the boss and then change it out to the
Boss-cr when I go deer hunting without having to sight the gun in again? I am guessing that you probably need to reshoot the gun but I was wondering if anyone might know. Also will the fps change with the cr?
Thanks Maverick
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Unread 02-14-2004, 10:13 AM
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Re: ? Removing boss for hunting

I'm pretty anal about stuff hanging on the barrel or touching the barrel. If any item changes I reshoot for verification, I do this several different times to become confident in the consistence of the change between components.

Short answer from me would be.... If you change anything you need to re-verify your zero and trajectory data to some degree. Long Range Hunting sort of precludes the "guessing game" model(s) of shooting...try it and know for sure.
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Unread 02-15-2004, 12:43 AM
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Re: ? Removing boss for hunting

As long as you don't move the boss at all when changing the muzzle brake to the CR there shouldn't be a problem. BUT! Personally I would shoot a group with the muzzle brake and then change to the CR and see what happens.
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