model 88

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by cptjack, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. cptjack

    cptjack New Member

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    new guy here...looking for advice on my .308 model 88 winchester ......sighted in at 100yds .shot 3 " to right at 50 ....readjusted at 50 yds .now shot 3 " to left at 100 yds ...any suggestion ...does the barrel nut on the forestock needs adjusting ,specs say 69 foot inches .free floating the barrel ? glass bedding? thanxs Jack
     
  2. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    What size groups? Not holding zero could be a scope issue. Bedding generally is a factor on these rifles, but basically its moving farther than I would expect from bad groups.
     

  3. yobuck

    yobuck Well-Known Member

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    part of the problem could be keeping the rifle steady since it takes both hands
    to pull the trigger on 88s.:D
     
  4. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    scope make and model??
     
  5. cptjack

    cptjack New Member

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    will try iron sights to see what is what