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300win mag just put a new scope on my gun it does not seem to move left or right.any ideas

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Make sure the cap knobs are twisted off

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Magazine stacked in the gun how I remove?


Stuck? What sort of gun? Make and model? Some guns won't drop the mag without the safety being put on....others will only drop the mag with the bolt back. Try both, just be sure to keep your finger off the trigger!

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My rifle is out, 3"


The gun can be getting hot during your sighting in session. Heat from the reviver can throw your setting off, then as you adjust things get worse. Start and loosen the scope rings one at the time. Front first, and re-tighten, then the rear. Fire 2 shot groups, letting the gun cool some in-between each group. This way you can figure out if it is the scope loosing it's center or the mounts getting in a bind due to heat and twisting the tube. After each adjustment tap on the scope to set the cross hairs, again this will give you feed back, if the scope can hold it's center. Hope this helps Fix Ya up.

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I purchased a Fujinon 3.5-10X50 rifle scope a few years ago and mounted it on a Remington 7 MM Mag. I am unable to pull a group less than 12 inches at 200 yards and have not been able too since installing...


It is most likely the mounts not the scope. I would just install it on the new gun and check it there. Most times a scope that wanders is the mounts. One thing with big scope is they need to be tight or the recoil will move it in the mounts. Next due to being tight when the gun heats up it can and will tweak the scope in the mounts enough to move your center. Try it in your other gun, try 3 shot groups and let the gun cool. Recheck your center. If it is good with a cold gun all is well. If it moves from one day to the next it is the mounts. If you count the clicks to recenter, come back the next day and move it the same clicks, it is the mounts. If it is all over the place, day after day it is the scope.

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How do i calibrate the scope to hit where im aming the crosshairs?


Bolt action? If not, ignore this, but , if it is a bolt gun, remove the bolt. Mount the rifle in a vice type clamp or a cardboard box with v's cut in it to hold the rifle steady, aim through the bore at a target 100 yards away. make the rifle stay on the target, now peek through the scope, it should be on the same target, if it isn't, move the adj up or down, left or right to get it on target, then check the bore again, then the scope again. This will put you on paper at 100 yards, fine tune it from there. Hope this helps.

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CAN NOT ZERO GUN


You may try to bore sight it first. Pull the bolt and setting the gun on a good rest sight thru the barrel at a dot on the wall within ten feet. Then adjust the scope to that dot. As you adjust the scope tap the bore of the scope with a screw driver handle, tap it after each adjustment not hard, but enough to give it a sharp jolt. Once you are close here, move out to the range and shoot at 15 yards. Using a rest, again tap the scope after each adjustment. Then move out to 50 yards and you will want to be shooting high 1.5 to 2 inches here. Shoot slow keep the barrel cool and try for 2 shot groups till you have got the scope dialed in. Then move out to 100 yards for your preference of zero. Remember use the same ammo you will hunt with or at least the same bullet weight. If you can't get her to get on paper you can try to loosen the scope in the rings, one at the time once the gun is a little warm. Loosen the barrel ring first then snug it back down and then the receiver ring. If your group moved now, she was in a bind due to a cold gun at set up / installation.

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My elevation and windage adjustments aren't moving my scope. I shot 4 times and my group is 1 inch. Problem is I adjusted my scope between all 4 shots. I'm consistently shooting 7 inches high and 3 inches...


This can only be due to a "broken" scope. To be sure, you can put your gun in a vice (cushion it) and put the crosshairs on a fixed point. Without moving the gun, crank the adjustment knobs a good 10-15 clicks in one direction each, and see if the crosshairs move from where you had them pointed.
If they do not, the scope must be replaced. If they do move, perhaps you should try adjusting the scope quite a bit more between shots.
The best way to sight it in requires a helper. Fire one shot with the crosshairs on the bullseye. Then, without reloading, put the crosshairs back on the bullseye, and have a friend adjust the knobs until the crosshairs move to the ACTUAL point of impact of that shot. It is essential NOT to move the gun while doing this.
This method allows me to sight any gun in with only 2 shots (and a few for confirmation, of course). Best of luck!

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The Bolt will not stay back after last shell is fired from mag.


Try putting the original magazine back in.The tapco mag probably does not have the vertical extension that holds the bolt open.Compare the two mags side by side.Good Luck

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