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Zeroing 243 with silencer on...?

Discussion in 'Firearms Certificate (FAC) Guns' started by Knightley, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. Knightley

    Knightley Moderated user

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    :rolleyes: So can people enlighten me on zeroing with your suppressor on and then when you take it off for cleaning and storing, then next go out to use it! Pop it back on, does it slightly lose its zero? I have had it can do but on my hmr it's fine, zeroed it once and never had to re zero! Surely must be same for centre fire......

    cheers :up:
     
  2. Elk hunter

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    On my 308 sako TRG it's a heavy barrel and with or without the mod zero stays the same. But on 6.5 it's a light fluted barrel and this is spot on at 100 yards with the mod and 1 inch high without. But it's perfect for me as I do not use it when stalking and most deer I take are 150 yards plus on the hill.
    As for maintainance both are T8 mods so need to be removed after use and sprayed inside and out with WD40 as condensation builds up otherwise. I think one of the best mods out there and I get to see a lot but as its steel needs a little help. As for s/s or titanium mods I think little has to be done on he mantainace side.

    Andrew
     
  3. adymorris

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    If it's an over barrel one make sure you take it off every time you finish shooting otherwise it will rust the the part of the barrel it covers, especially on a Howa as they have thinner bluing than most rifles

    I take mine off every time i put it away plus if the mod is sectional like a Wildcat P8 for example strip it down and grease the threads otherwise come cleaning time it aint gonna budge very well
     
  4. Knightley

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    im getting a sonic 45 that goes over the barrel as well! Ill always make sure I take it off after a shoot anyways!
     

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