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whats up BAR ?

1951 Views 16 Replies 9 Participants Last post by  makitaman60
Purchased a BAR longtrac in 7 mm rem. Bought VX3 scope. Cant get it to group at all. Is tbeir any problems out their with this gun? Yes the mounts are tight and torqued,tried winchester, Hornady, and Remington. Nothing will group better than 6 to 8 ". Thats in a vice, sandbags, anyway you want to shoot. At 100 yrds the group is a little better not much. 200 yrds is where I need the zero for this rifle. Tried scope on another rifle no problems which was also a 7 mm. I'm beginning to believe the aluminum reciever is not stable. Any ideas, suggestions are more than welcome beautiful rifle, may soon trade in and grab a Sako, I've just always wanted a BAR thinking different now. Thanks
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Who says the gun is the problem? Maybe the shooter is the problem. have someone else shoot the gun and see what they get. Sounds like someone may be flinching due to recoil, noise, muzzle blast, etc.
I just find it funny that so many people are so quick to blame the gun and not consider themselves as the problem. I have NEVER had a gun shoot that bad, and I've shot alot of guns, and own alot too. Any gun made will generally outshoot the owner, so if I have a gun giving bad groups I look to the ammo, or me.
You should have just bought a good bolt action if you wanted a 7 mag. You would be money ahead and not had all these issues.

There is something that just doesn't fit when you think of a magnum and a semi-auto. Semi-autos are usually chosen for a quick follow up shot, and not many magnums need a quick follow up shot.
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