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Old 07-07-2010, 08:44 PM
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I own a Ruger Mark II .338 Win mag(pre Hawkeye edition). The barrel was always making a little contact with the fron of the stock. So i decided to sand it away(composite stock). know the gun makes a rattle noise from uop front and the gun does not seem to shoot the same as it did before. I cannot get the same groups I was getting. Tell me what may have happened?? What do you think about me getting a new stock from ruger and starting over? What if I filled the forend with glass bedding to may be bring the back to close as original.
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:28 AM
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Some barrels need a little pressure from the stock in order to shoot well. Stick a couple of business cards under the barrel, about an inch back from the front of the stock. Add and/or subtract cards until you start getting your groups back. Then you can make a permanent shim or bed one.
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Old 07-08-2010, 03:36 PM
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Did you tighten the front action screw back properly? How about the sling swivel stud? Dont mean to seem insulting but its usually the simple things that make rattling noises I do stuff like that all the time.
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