Side focus turret interferance

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by fllefty, May 14, 2011.

  1. fllefty

    fllefty Well-Known Member

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    I had a leupold Long range scope w/side parrallex adj installed on a LH 700 a couple yrs ago but I replaced it w/ a front AO. The reason I did that was because the empty would hit the side dial. My bolt has a sako ejector. Anybody know if I would have the same problem w/std rem bolt. Id like to go to a nightforce scope. Does a righty suffer the same problem. Thanks
     
  2. Stormrider

    Stormrider Well-Known Member

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    I'm a lefty and I have never had that problem on any LH Remington rifle that I own or right hand that I've ever shot. I even had a LH Remington with a Sako ejector that didn't have that problem. I suspect that maybe whoever did the work might have put the ejector up a little too high on the bolt.
     

  3. fllefty

    fllefty Well-Known Member

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    Thanks stormrider. Makes sense, I wonder if I can correct the problem or replace the bolt?
     
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  5. Outlaw6.0

    Outlaw6.0 Well-Known Member

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    I'm also a lefty, all of my rifles are lefties as well. I have 4 Savages, 3 Remmys & 2 Rugers. all of them but 3 have side parallax adjustment, I've never experienced what you are describing, I have 1 Rem with a Sako (never again) & another Rem with the M-16, Ruger or course is CRF. No problems with them so I tend to agree with the above post that maybe there is a flaw in the Sako install or part?

    If you switch bolts I HIGHLY recommend the PTG, they are awesome, the Rem w/ M-16 extractor is PTG, I'm very impressed... & at a good price too.