Big bullet drop

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TEJAS JD
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.204 Ruger Guns: custom build AR 15-Rem 700 .204 VARMINT- .204 Kimber Pro Var
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Re: Big bullet drop

Post by TEJAS JD » Wed May 31, 2017 11:09 am

I'm not as savvy as some of these shooters are, but I just can't understand how it could be a scope issue if you use the same crosshair on the same target at 100 & 200 without touching the scope, focus or anything.
Not familiar with Savage's, but some scope mounts are dedicated for the front & rear, one is thicker than the other. Are you sure they are on correct? Are you using + moa mount? How high is your scope off the barrel? Sure it's not touching or even real close?
Sounds like the post above, sounds more like 300 yards.
Wish I could help you.

Jim D

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Jim White
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.204 Ruger Guns: CZ-527, Remington 700 VLTHSS

Re: Big bullet drop

Post by Jim White » Wed May 31, 2017 7:52 pm

My thinking is it could be a busted reticle. When my Nikon scope reticle blew out several years ago it acted in a similar fashion. Of course, a busted reticle can probably act in any possible manner, but nonetheless it would rule it out and if it's functioning properly one can get a true measure of the MOA of the clicks.

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