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Old 12-05-2019, 11:18 AM
EvansvilleIHC EvansvilleIHC is offline
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Posts: 181

I guess you can't upload pics from computer to a reply? Anyway, I shoot my 40X HB, CMP gun, in 22 BR once a week. It shoots lights out once you find the right ammo. My high score on a US target is 2175-9X which was the high score that day. I was shooting off an old $150 Sinclair rest. Rest of the guys were up class with about $4K in their rests and rifles. I have shot a 249 on the UK target. I can't seem to get to 250. Scope was T36 but now I'm shooting a Night Force Comp, 42X which costs about seven times what the rifle cost me. It is good glass though. )))) I removed the blocks on the rifle and put cheap Weaver bases on it, Signature Zee rings. I do buy Eley Match and test several lots. If you don't shoot high-quality ammo and test lots, you'll never get the best results out of your rifle. I also have a Model 52D from the CMP. It probably shoots as well as the 40X. However, I don't want to drill it so I'm using an EGW mount which utilizes existing holes. The problem is my scope won't set far enough back so I'm leaning way into the rifle.

If you really want to see how well your rifle shoots, buy some good ammo and use the 22 BR targets.

BTW, I occasionally shoot a 200 yard "F" class match, 22 RF on the 600 yard F class target. I can consistently shoot 585-590 out of 600 which doesn't appear to tough until you figure in the wind on our 600 yard range. That is a LOT of funl Especially if you're n the pits. No noise, just the sound of the backer.

And if you really want to have some fun, shoot a mini-palma course with the reduced targets and the iron sights that came with your rifle. Just don't do it on a hot day.

Have fun!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-11-2019, 02:58 PM
Super Duty-KTP Super Duty-KTP is offline
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: KY
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Originally Posted by TW56 View Post

I ordered it right after you posted this as it indicated they had it in stock.
CC shows paid for, yet not shipped. Called them and they said it's not in stock, and haven't had them for a long time. Furthermore, don't know when or if it will be.
Asked them to credit me, and correct the listing.
Neither has happened.
NRA Life/Benefactor
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Old 12-11-2019, 05:48 PM
TOMMYT654 TOMMYT654 is offline
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Old 12-18-2019, 07:03 PM
Range Master Range Master is offline
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: North CRolina
Posts: 51

Have US Property marked 40x, and cannot get it to settle down, using black box eley. Barrel tuners in, touching, pressure, and backed off. Randolph rest, gator back bag, weaver t36. So equipment is there. A little help here please.
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Old 12-19-2019, 04:01 PM
GrampawEd GrampawEd is offline
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 876

Had the same problem. Finally had the pillar bedding job done. Great shooter. Really likes the Tenex we got from CMP years ago. Wish I had gotten more.
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Old 12-19-2019, 04:04 PM
schutzen schutzen is online now
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 64

First off I'm assuming you have a 40XB heavy barrel model. If so there are a few things to check. Make sure the front receiver sight screws aren't touching the barrel tenon. Make sure the front receiver screw isn't touching the bottom of the tenon. Loosen the front trigger guard screw and just barley snug it up. Back off the forend tuner screws so they're not touching. Make sure the barrel is free floated. Check to make sure the crown isn't dinged. With those things done it should shoot fairly consistently. Pretty much the same applies to the 40X standard barrel except the trigger guard screw is in the middle of the floor plate. If this doesn't work I'm lost. Wayne
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:39 PM
Range Master Range Master is offline
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: North CRolina
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It is a std barrel rifle
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