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#3112983 - 01/07/13 05:10 PM Re: Stumped [Re: Jcalder]
DaveB
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1. Check rings, bases, forearm screw, trigger screws.
2. Clean bore. Clean Again. Clean again.
3. Check length of brass, trim back to 010 under SAAMI
4. Do you have a scale to measure your powder? Are you positive your electronic scale is right? I use RCBS 10-10 since mid-80's.
5. Your OAL is always the same +- less than 009?
6. Is the barrel in contact with the stock> Wood or plastic? barrel should be free from muzzle to chamber.
7. Primers seated correctly?

Don't feel bad or get discouraged. This is an easily solved problem.

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#3112988 - 01/07/13 05:14 PM Re: Stumped [Re: Jcalder]
Model70Man
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I'd say your scope is not holding zero. What type of scope are you running?
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#3113043 - 01/07/13 06:00 PM Re: Stumped [Re: Model70Man]
Jcalder
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Dave

Other than loading some alot longer than the originals on the hornady rounds all are probably within .005 on length. I weigh every load but my scale could have went haywire. My brass is under max length. Some is closer to max than others. But when I resize I plan on trimming to get it all the same. I have a free floated barrel and a synthetic stock. I will check all screws including bases and rings. And stock screws. Primer depth hasn't changed.

Model70


I'm using a Nikon prostaff scope. It could have gone bad. I got it in a trade. Looking at it it is in good shape. But that doesn't mean it wasn't abused.


If it matters I have a savage model 10.
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#3113049 - 01/07/13 06:01 PM Re: Stumped [Re: Jcalder]
Jcalder
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Dave.

The ones I loaded loaded long have not been shot and are separate from the others. I'm leaning to a base/ring issue but also open minded in this.
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