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    Do you lap the whole ring or just bottom half only

    He also uses good rings and they don't line up. I have a nightforce rail and rings that don't line up.
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    Do you lap the whole ring or just bottom half only

    Got a 1 piece mount in the mail. Got the bars and rings and set up test. Put mount on picitiny rail. It lines up without lapping I can pass the ring from bar to bar easily. "Some put way too much faith in "CNC Machined" I agree with this. When we lapped the rings on my son in laws gun. They...
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    Can I reuse lapped rings on new gun and scope

    Well the nikon black 30mm 1 piece mount arrived today. Did the test with the ring.Used the stiller action. Tighten rings on alignment bars and put ring on one side . The ring passes from one side to the other side no problem. The ring slides easily. Well I think I will start looking at 1 piece...
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    Do you lap the whole ring or just bottom half only

    Son in law just bought a new tikka lightwieght in 7mm rem mag. He bought a vortex pst 4-16x50 gen 2.He got Tally 1 piece base and ring set. When I checked with alignment pins,they were way off. He set up lapping bar and put the top half of the rings back on. I said I think that's wrong.You...
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    Can I reuse lapped rings on new gun and scope

    SCOPE RING ALIGNMENT TOOL KIT - 30 mm and 1 inch. (includes One Set Of Each) OK I check this out and found a video of a guy using this kit on youtube . He used rings and a 1piece mount. Both were on a rail. He had the exact same results as I did. His base and rings were said to not need lapping...
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    Can I reuse lapped rings on new gun and scope

    When I did the test for alignment the bases were not mounted.( I sold the 257 mag the nightforce was on). When I decided to get a 1piece base and mount for my 7mm rem mag, for lower scope height. I tried with base mounted and the ring would not pass across without lots of pressure. All other...
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    Can I reuse lapped rings on new gun and scope

    I have nightforce rail and rings .nightforce say use there rail and rings no need to lap. I also have set of ATRS rings and rail and they say the same thing. I reversed the alignment bars and put a scope ring on one bar tighten them up. The ring would not pass from one bar to the other. Took out...
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    Can I reuse lapped rings on new gun and scope

    OK I am going to try this cause the other way is hard to tell. They do look misaligned.
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    Can I reuse lapped rings on new gun and scope

    Thanks , Will give them a try when new pic rail arrives.
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    Can I reuse lapped rings on new gun and scope

    Question I have a set of used TPS rings that were lapped. Are rings lapped to scope and will only work perfect for that scope only. Or are they lapped to pic rail and will work perfect on all scopes. They were on a IOR valdada I bought on buy and sell. I would like to use them on different...
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    drill bit size for 8-40 screw through rail

    What size drill bit would i use to enlarge hole on rail to mount it to reciever. The hole in rail is for a #6 screw.The action is 8-40 screws. The 8-40 screws will not fit through rail. would like to do it myself. i have a drill press. THANKS
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    New build question

    Read these I have a 6.5 WSM built on a Rem 700 SA Shooting the 140 Berger VLD kissing the lands I have to pull the bolt to eject an unfired round out the back of the action. It is no big headache and I rarely have to do it I also shoot a 6.5 WSM with 140 VLD's. mine is built on a...
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    threading for a muzzle brake

    there is 24 threads per inch or 28 threads per inch. they are not the same,one is a finer thread pitch.
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    Ballistic Coefficient Question

    I was trying to give the op an easy understanding of bc's and sd's(like it was explained to me),sounded like he didn't understand the concept. When he sees bc and sd while making his bullet selection. He will have an understanding of the concept of what they mean. That is the only reason i used...
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    Ballistic Coefficient Question

    To get a 300 win mag to preform as good as a 7mm rem mag,you will need a 215g berger vld. COMPARING BC AND SD OF THE TWO 168g PROJECTILES. Could you tell me where in my post i was wrong. Is my understanding of how bc and sd work wrong. You have not corrected anything i said,accept to say a...
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