Cleaned up the Scout


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Clayne_b
January 2, 2012, 11:28 PM
from this

http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii294/Clayne_b/539f9b46.jpg

to this

http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii294/Clayne_b/f92b4c01.jpg

now i think ill paint the stock black ?

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35 Whelen
January 2, 2012, 11:35 PM
I was thinking maybe a trailer hitch.:D Seriously...that's a massive scope!!

35W

Clayne_b
January 2, 2012, 11:39 PM
its ok. the only thing i compensate for is bullet drop.... HA HA

henschman
January 3, 2012, 02:43 PM
Why do you have such a tall scope mount on it? Seems to me it would be a lot more comfortable to shoot if you got that scope down as low as possible, and then you wouldn't need such a tall cheek rest. The way you have it, that rifle looks like it would be very uncomfortable to shoot, since you would have to stretch your neck way up to get on the cheek rest. It would probably be impossible to shoot from prone.

You probably use the base because it has a cant to it for longer-range shooting, since you mentioned compensating for drop, but surely someone makes one that is shorter!

4thPointOfContact
January 3, 2012, 03:39 PM
Gotta agree about the scope, it Looks like someone only had short rings on hand and said "What the Heck, I'll just put a piece of railway underneath it to raise it up rather than spend the bucks to get proper rings."

Clayne_b
January 3, 2012, 04:55 PM
Its a Variable Gantry Mount. adjustable out to 110 moa. here is a video i did on it, it will help you understand what its for

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=squLkG5LnQ0

jpwilly
January 3, 2012, 10:21 PM
is that a continental tire kit on that rifle?

Clayne_b
January 3, 2012, 10:31 PM
are you talking about the cheek rest?

jpwilly
January 4, 2012, 10:38 PM
yes

Clayne_b
January 4, 2012, 10:51 PM
it was a sheet of abs plastic that a friend of mine heated up and molded for my gun.

Captains1911
January 4, 2012, 10:53 PM
nevermind

Clayne_b
January 4, 2012, 11:29 PM
lol ok

The_Next_Generation
January 5, 2012, 12:25 AM
That variable gantry mount is a great idea! What kind of range are you getting your rifle out to? I'm waiting on a set of rings from SWFA to complete my .22lr rig, and I'm curious as to how far you have stretched that rimfire!

And personally, I'd keep the wood as is. Seems to have a nice pattern and will stand out amongst the sea of synthetic stocks IMO.

- TNG

Clayne_b
January 5, 2012, 12:36 AM
I am shooting CCI SV out to 500 yards. I have not had this mount long but the more i use it the more i like it.

check this video out, and some of my other videos, I do not have any videos yet of uisng the new mount. soon i will. Turn your volume up

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKG_jI7wc-A

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