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Finally got the chance to get my scope set up mounted and sighted in this past weekend. I had gotten the scope rings, the mount and the cheek riser as Christmas presents (from Mrs. Claus no less). Matched these with an older Leupold scope that I had been using on one of my AR-15s. Once I got it zeroed I think I did OK. Really couldn't be happier with this set up. Here's the details and pictures for your viewing pleasure.

Rifle: USGI parts kit on Fulton Armory receiver
Scope: Leupold Mark 2 3-9x40mm
Rings: Leupold PRW Perma-Rings Weaver Style
Mount: Bassett Machine Picatinny Rail Low profile model
Cheek Riser: Bradley Tactical M1A/SOCOM Cheek Rest
Place: Spring Valley Public Shooting Range (SW Ohio)
Distance: 100 yards from bench with rest
Target: SR-1 100 yard reduced target (10 ring is ~3.25" diameter)
Ammunition: XM80 Ball (LC12) 147 Gr. FMJBT
Shots: 20

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Cheers,
MD
 

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First-rate stick. As others have stated the stock is amazing.

Excellent job of filling up the 10-ring. Nice shooting.
 

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That's great! I love punching holes in a nice new target, good stuff!
 

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I lost all of my rifles & handguns in a mishap on Rio Grande when the barge hit a sandbar and sank.
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Great looking target pattern M1Collector, one good looking rig also with that cool stock. Thanks for posting the pictures.


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Very nice neighbor! Did you build the rifle yourself?
 

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Hi Deacon,
Yes, this was my very first build. I have a close machinist/gunsmith friend who walked me completely through the process but made me do everything myself from installing and indexing the barrel to lapping in the bolt. It was a great experience and I've built two more since. The best part is seeing the performance once I'm done. Makes me smile every time I fire it.
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That is a NICE Stock! I am so glad I don't have it because I would not shoot with it! I think it looks that good!
 
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