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Unread 03-25-2006, 12:32 AM
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Re: Had a minor setback!

I will tell ya one thing to watch out for. I have been told by more than a few people to steer clear of completly bottoming out your scopes internal adustmant. As you tighten down the springs in your adjustment you tend to lose "true clicking" as you get to the limits of adjustment.

On a new gun project me and Bill Bailey are working on right now we looked for a scope with enough adjustment that would give us enough room to have around 10 MOA at either end of adjustment. That way you know your clicks will be true.

If you adjust a turret all the way to the end of its adjustment you will feel the clicks at the end getting kinda soft. I am speaking from leup experince, cant afford any of the IOR's, but they look damn nice

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    Re: Had a minor setback!

    ok, removed scope, checked all the mounts, everything was fine, thought one ring may not be down all the way but it makes no difference, its still a lil over 4" high at 100.
    I took a sheet of osb and stood it up at 50 yds clamped the rifle in a rest with ret on the 48" mark and could easily turn the up adjustment to wath the crosshairs move off the bottom of the sheet.
    Not sure whats going on but I'm thinking a 0 MOA base will cure the problem.
    Oh and while I was at it I shot 3 for a group at 100. fireform loads off a bipod went into .567 so kirby done good.
    While I'm thinking about it how much difference should there be in base thickness from front to rear in a 20 MOA 2 pc base ON A REM 700 la? thanks for your replys!
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    Re: Had a minor setback!

    took the 20 moa bases off and replaced them with weaver GS bases, made zero with the elevation adjustment 19 moa off the down stop, don't know what caused it but the problem is fixed. Now I can fireform the rest of a batch of 50 cases and start load developement.
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    Re: Had a minor setback!

    is your windage knob centered in its travel? This will cause you to lose available Elev.

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    Re: Had a minor setback!

    yes it was, moved it about 4-5 moa from center to zero it
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