Re: Running in a scope?
Yes, it's a good idea. New scopes with turrets get run in for windage and elevation. I usually do it 10-20 times. Also, when mounting the scope on the rifle I use a collimator with 4 MOA calibrations to do a cursory check on Reticle movement. A couple of years ago discovered a new Leupold 6x20 target turret that lost movement in the higher elevation range and sent the scope back for repair before finding out at the range. Also had a MK 4 that lost clicks in the mid elevation range. A buddy turned me on to this some years ago claiming that the lubricant needed to be evenly distributed.
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