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#3369818 - 09/22/13 01:23 PM Re: Loose Brech Plug or to much powder???? [Re: SCAT]
volsgo1
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Was a bad scope. Put on a new one today problem solved
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#3369886 - 09/22/13 03:03 PM Re: Loose Brech Plug or to much powder???? [Re: volsgo1]
Rubberduck270
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What kind of scope did you kill?
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#3369998 - 09/22/13 04:55 PM Re: Loose Brech Plug or to much powder???? [Re: Rubberduck270]
SCAT
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I killed two Nikon Buckmaster scopes with my Savage MLII. It takes a real scope to stand up to hi recoil rifles. Glad you got her straightened out.
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#3370104 - 09/22/13 06:34 PM Re: Loose Brech Plug or to much powder???? [Re: SCAT]
volsgo1
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Minox but Ill say they were good about it brand new one on the way,
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#3370222 - 09/22/13 08:00 PM Re: Loose Brech Plug or to much powder???? [Re: volsgo1]
tasaman
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I know you solved your problem but yes a loose breach plug will cause wild flyers. I missed a doe at about 120 yards and had killed a coyote at 150 the day before so I was miffed as to the cause was. When I got back I turned the plug in about 3/4 of a turn by hand before it was snug. I am guessing heating up and cooling down and the miles of walking had something to do with it.
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