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When I put one on it looks ok to me, but I show it to my buddy and he always says its a little cocked to one side or another.
Is there an easy way to make sure the cross hairs are straight?
 

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There are scope levelers out there that can help you line up your scope. But I have found also that people hold the guns a little different and can canter the scope a little. If it looks good to you, go sight it in and if it works for you, the that is all that is needed. JMHO. :D
 

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It's not exact but if you hold the rifle so you can see the butt and look thought the scope you can see if it's off. If it's off very little you may not be able to tell.
 

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Place the rifle in a vise if you can, I use a Lohman SightVise, make sure the rifle looks perfectly aligned vertically, not canted to one side. Hang a heavy string 10-25yds away with a weight on the end so it works as a plumbob, align the vertical X-hair with the string and tighten the ring caps being careful to not allow the scope to rotate in the rings which some rings are worse for than others, Weaver rings in particular.

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Place the rifle in a vise if you can, I use a Lohman SightVise, make sure the rifle looks perfectly aligned vertically, not canted to one side. Hang a heavy string 10-25yds away with a weight on the end so it works as a plumbob, align the vertical X-hair with the string and tighten the ring caps being careful to not allow the scope to rotate in the rings which some rings are worse for than others, Weaver rings in particular.

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great idea. I might even get something setup to bore sight them at the same time.
 

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That's perzactly what I do!!! I use a laser bore sighter that I got from Cabelas, get the scope aligned properly, then turn on the laser light and adjust the scope, works fantastic!! :agree: :agree: :agree:

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