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ruger 10/22 now shoots low







#1
OK so i have a 10/22 that i have had for a while. heavy barrel, had it pretty much dialed in and it had been that way for a long time. I shot it about a month ago and it was good. ended up with a new scope (better than the barska that had been on the 10/22) so i put it on and the next time at the range i had the scope dial maxed out and was still about a foot low of the crosshair at 50 feet. the next time at the range i took the old scope back out and re mounted it, same thing, i tried swapping the scope rings and couldnt get anything better. both scopes were maxed on adjustment and still way low. what am i missing here. the gun was never dropped or anything and kept in a hard case betwen when it was dialed in and when it had the new scope mounted.

thanks
 

Kinoons

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#4
My guess would also be the scope mount and/or rail. Also make sure the stock is tight.
 
#5
Thanks for the ideas guys, ill take everything apart and re tighten everything and see if that solves the problem, hopefully that is it.
 

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#6
Pull all the bullets and drop about 2 grains of Bullseye powder on top of whatever is in there now. I'll bet that will kick the impact up a bit.