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Old 01-18-2014, 09:25 AM
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Re: Vertical stringing

I had that issue this past fall. Simply cleaning my bolt fixed my problem.
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Old 01-23-2014, 12:30 AM
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Re: Vertical stringing

Here's my initial thoughts, without reading all the posts.

#1. Coreloks - try the Hornady SST's or Nosler BT.
#2. Factory barrel - sometimes you get a good one, sometimes you don't.
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Old 01-23-2014, 08:26 AM
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Re: Vertical stringing

Hi all-

Just to keep everyone updated, I think the vertical issue was a 1 time fluke. I have gone shooting since the original post, and don't have any particular patterns to speak of (vertical, horizontal etc.) just a general lack of accuracy. I can't get it to pattern better than ~3" at 100 yds. I just bought some HSM ammo with the berger VLD's and will give that a try. I have also heard good things about the hornadys and noslers. If I don't see some improvement, the scope is going to go back to Leupold for a quick once-over, and the rifle is going to a gunsmith for a similar treatment. I know it's a factory gun, but with a lightened trigger, bedded action free floated barrel and lapped locking lugs, I would expect a little better.
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Old 01-25-2014, 02:06 AM
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Re: Vertical stringing

IF you have access to another scope I'd try swapping scopes and see if you get different results.
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Old 01-25-2014, 08:31 AM
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Re: Vertical stringing

Did you or your gunsmith check the crown? It may have gotten bumped at some time.
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