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Old 05-30-2020, 07:55 PM

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Just picked up a Golden Boy 22 WMR.
Tried to sight it in today but found it difficult to get a good cheek weld due to the drop in comb.
Anybody else have the same issue, and can you recommend a good cheek riser.
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Old 05-31-2020, 11:35 AM

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Actually, you will eventually get used to sighting in your GB. I did. However, I wouldn't put a scope on it. The geometry of the comb is not scope friendlyl
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Old 05-31-2020, 12:09 PM

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Originally Posted by hogan View Post
can you recommend a good cheek riser.
Here's the one I used on a CZ Trainer. Similar issue with a hogback stock designed for irons rather than a scope.

I opted for peep sights on my Henry. A Williams FP GR in the rear and a Lyman 17 AMI in the front. But I have also used a Burris Timberline 4.5-14x32. Nice trim littte scope that suits the Henry well. Trick was, I needed to clear that rear buckthorn sight on the Henry. Didn't like the configuration once I got it dialed in and switched to peeps.
n00by is now flangster on RFC -- still a newbie though
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I have one of those beartooth cheekrisers on a different rifle and frankly, although it works, itís seriously ugly in my eyes. The Henry is a very nice looking gun and deserves something more appropriate in my thinking. Wouldnít a leather lace on riser go better with a lever action rifle? I have one on a rolling block replica that compliments it very well. I found it on a Cabelaís and it is nice. More money than the beartooth of course. Also you will find they tend to work forward on a straight stock. I donít believe it would be much of a problem on a 22 with little recoil. My rolling block had considerable whop on the back end and I had to make a strap that fit around the buttplate to keep it in place.
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