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Old 10-11-2019, 01:09 PM
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Barrel droop

I like the barrel droop theory. Lots of guys get hung up on the idea that the barrel has to be free floated like many other rifles. Not so with a 10/22. Look at the method Ruger uses for attaching a pipe to a housing. Yep, all at one end. Particularly bad if your barrel is a .920 chunk of pipe. That's why there is a small pad at the front of the barrel channel in most, if not all, factory stocks. It's there to support the barrel. There are lots of fixes including something as simple as making a pad from pieces of rubber inner tube or similar material.

When you're chasing issues like you have, make one change at a time until you find the solution.
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