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Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 12-29-2010, 05:48 PM
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Posted By macgeoghagen
I was able to pin the rear scope base to the...

I was able to pin the rear scope base to the rifle using the pin that originally held the rear sight base on. I filed a semicircular notch in the rear scope mount, then used a drill bit that was...
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 12-17-2010, 11:52 PM
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Posted By macgeoghagen
I have the thing that replaces the rear sight...

I have the thing that replaces the rear sight leaf, but stopped using it after having problems similar to yours. This project involves removing the rear sight base from the rifle. I have found that...
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 12-12-2010, 08:57 PM
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Posted By macgeoghagen
Sorry for my lack of clarity. The whole...

Sorry for my lack of clarity. The whole ring/scope assembly moves forward on the dovetail. Perhaps the rifle would rather be wearing its old PU scope than the new one I put on there. I'm thinking...
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 12-12-2010, 12:56 AM
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Posted By macgeoghagen
I had some difficulty zeroing the scope in. My...

I had some difficulty zeroing the scope in. My cheapo rings let the scope work its way forward a fraction of an inch every shot. I'm going to get some better rings.
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 12-07-2010, 11:38 PM
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Posted By macgeoghagen
http://s1125.photobucket.com/albums/l589/Macgeogha...

http://s1125.photobucket.com/albums/l589/Macgeoghagen/?albumview=slideshow

I used foil and swirls to hide my serial numbers. I found that my rifle was almost a sniper rifle. The barrel is marked...
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 11-30-2010, 09:41 PM
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Posted By macgeoghagen
Have you tried out scopes with illuminated...

Have you tried out scopes with illuminated crosshairs? I have not and don't want to buy one until I'm sure that it will be useful.
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 11-30-2010, 12:33 AM
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Posted By macgeoghagen
Thats a good idea. I'll remember it for next...

Thats a good idea. I'll remember it for next time. On a whim, I mounted a long eye relief 2x scope to the 3/8" dovetail. Its just about perfect, with about 1/32 inch between the objective housing and...
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 11-19-2010, 01:19 AM
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Posted By macgeoghagen
Scoping a Mosin-Nagant

I did a quick and easy little project today. I put a long eye relief scope on my 91-30. Reasons being A) I don't want to do all the gunsmithing involved to mount a PU scope or equivalent, which will...
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