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Old 02-04-2013, 01:40 AM
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bad round grouping

just brought a new Remington and I can not get the thing to group properly it has a mid priced scope which I have used before on other rifles with to much drama but after 40 rounds I am no were near happy with it .........thoughts????
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:09 AM
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Re: bad round grouping

What size groups are you achieving, and at what range? A lot of variables from brand of ammo, to how your setting up for your shot. What cleaning interval are you using, and do things seem to be settling down or getting worse. What thought keeps coming to you?
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:34 AM
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Re: bad round grouping

cleaning barrel every four or five shots grouping seams to be about four inches at best using federal .270 180 grain shot and have not used any thing else I am hoping its not the scope which I have checked tightness of countless times I have a friend with the same model gun with the same scope but in 30-06 and it groups between an inch and an inch and a half fired buy me on the same day my gun was getting between four and five inch grouping never had this much problems before
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:35 AM
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Re: bad round grouping

and range of 100 meters
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:18 AM
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Re: bad round grouping

Is it fouling bad in 4-5 rounds? Does it "feel" rough pushing a patch through? I've seen an ammo change cut groups in half, but 4-5 inches should be beatable with almost anything. You keep coming back to the scope, if it was working on something else its possible its got some stress in alignment from mounting. Any pattern to the grouping? Does adjusting the scope move the group, does it hold zero group to group? Depending on make it could be just shipping to have it checked out. Cheaper than ammo these days.
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:37 AM
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Re: bad round grouping

yea the grouping does move with adjustment of the scope and yea there is a gun smith who lives on the same street and a comp shooter as well ill give him the hole lot and he can have a go at sorting it out he charges like a bull but still better then wasting rounds I guess thanks for your input there bud I live in new Zealand so not to many shooting forums here an and you sound like ya no your **** ..... cheers
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:26 PM
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Re: bad round grouping

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cleaning barrel every four or five shots grouping seams to be about four inches at best using federal .270 180 grain shot and have not used any thing else I am hoping its not the scope which I have checked tightness of countless times I have a friend with the same model gun with the same scope but in 30-06 and it groups between an inch and an inch and a half fired buy me on the same day my gun was getting between four and five inch grouping never had this much problems before

Well...if you are actually using a factory loaded federal 180 gr load then I would suspect that would be your problem because they don't make federal 180 gr loads for the 270 as far as I know. But maybe you made a typo on that.
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