A dumb question due to a dumb rifle driver

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by royinidaho, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    There's at least two ways to ask this.

    Gun is a sub half moa shooter.

    From yesterday to to to day the zero went straight up 2 MOA.

    The only thing that could be found that was out of order was both action screws were able to be tightened 1/8 turn each. That don't seem like much. This is where I'm lacking.

    Any thoughts?

    I tightened 'em and will recheck the zero.
     
  2. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

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    That could definitely do it, if they were loose. 1/8 turn doesn't seem like much, but if that 1/8th was the difference from loose to tight, it could definitely do it. I'd also check ALL the mounts/bases etc.

    AJ
     

  3. royinidaho

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    Thanks AJ, I'll check all the screws.

    I just wanted to get a feel for how much difference a little bit makes.
     
  4. Sendero_Man

    Sendero_Man <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    Did you clean the rifle ? Oil in the barrel can make the first few fly high...

    Just a thought ......