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...about 6 weeks ago I posed a question to this forum about barrel bending. I have a stock, all weather ruger 10/22 that shoots way left. I adjusted my Williams peep site to the point that it would fall off the right side of the base and centered my groups. I asked about bending the barrel and BigMike suggested there were probably many other things I could look at first. Agreed. The stock being the first. I went to the range today and shot this gun. I swapped the stock from the synthetic to the standard carbine beechwood without a barrel band to the walnut sporter which does not have a barrel band at all. point of impact @ 25 yards shifted from an elevation standpoint but not from a windage standpoint. I suspect the elevation POI shift was due to the differences in torque on the stocks so I discount that. the windage was centered, confirming the rear aperature setting way right. Next?

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Lon

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Thanx Mike

I will check those things as well as swapping out the barrel for another stock Ruger barrel that I have. I should have done that today but I was so sure I was going to see different results from the stock swap.
 
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