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Old 10-15-2006, 03:48 PM
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Shooting reloads problem?

I'm reloading for a weatherby 338-378 accumark with a swarovski 6x-24x scope with a 30mm tube.When I was shooting weatherby factory ammo 200gr BST the gun was shooting good.I started to reload I'm shooting hornady 225gr SST and loaded them with 101gr Imr powder it shoot close to how it shoot before but when I went to 102gr of powder and higher the gun shoot higher.today I went out shooting and I was shooting 225gr hornady SST with retumbo powder and loaded them from 114gr-1141/2gr 115gr-1151/2grand 116gr of powder when I got to 115 I could not ajust my scope low enough to stay on the paper it was shooting 24-25 inches high at a 100yds I can't ajust my scope any lowwer [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]er any help please?
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Old 10-15-2006, 06:06 PM
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Re: Shooting reloads problem?

Either something is loose or you're developing a bad case of severe flinching. There's no way your rifle will have that much change in impact at 100 yards irregardless of how much powder you stuffed in it. Check your scope base, rings, action screws etc...etc..
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Old 10-15-2006, 07:46 PM
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Re: Shooting reloads problem?

I know I didn't flinch but I taped two targets togather and aimed at the bottom of the two targets tape togather long ways and both shoots were next two the center of the bulleye on the second target the top target. it looks like the rings of the scope are coming lose maybe.I have to find a t tool
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Old 10-16-2006, 06:02 PM
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Re: Shooting reloads problem?

Here's what I found out.The scope mount's are leupold and the windage ajustment on the back scope mount was loose and the front rings were loose to the back rings were tight.the gunsmith said if happens again he wants to put doubledovetails on the gun.
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Re: Shooting reloads problem?

I'd use Locktite on those screws if I were you.
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Re: Shooting reloads problem?

Ive seen the big 338 guns will cut the tops off the rear windage screws from the recoil. Double dovetail rings and mounts or a good pictinny system, the latter i recomend.

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Old 10-17-2006, 03:05 PM
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Re: Shooting reloads problem?

I had the same problems shooting a 30-378. I ended up going to the dovetails. Sooner or later you'll end up doing the same thing. Good luck
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