338 Lapua, Savage 111

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by North61, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. North61

    North61 Member

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    Getting about .75 MOA. Think it will do better but still in the break in phase so I am not too worried. RL 22 and 250 Sierras seems to be doing well.


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  2. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    Laaaa pu aaaaaaa.....:)

    Got way too much snow there.......
     

  3. North61

    North61 Member

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    Got it....and yes too much snow!
     
  4. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    So what scope and rings are you using? How tight did you torque the rings? Nice shooting.
     
  5. North61

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    Using a Vortex, Viper 4-12x40 with the ballistic hash marks in Burris Z rings with the plastic inserts. No torque wrench...so all I can say is pretty tight but not tight enough. Might be worth putting a third or fourth ring in.
     
  6. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Those plastic inserts might be your problem. Might want to look into a base that is canted and use a good wide pair of rings. I have used the Burris XTR rings with good success. My cousin used the same rings on his 338 Lapua. Maybe doubling up the Z ring might work. I would add a third ring and torque to 25-30 inch pounds. You don't want to go much more than that.