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Offline Fred78

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bad grouping
« on: August 16, 2019, 04:30:50 PM »
I finally got to shoot my rem 44 five and a half in barrel disgusting shoots low left with 22 grains and even worse with 30 at 15 yards. It is a cabelas revolver the ball cut a  nice ring and I used a tower of power any suggestions

Offline G Dog

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Re: bad grouping
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2019, 05:16:38 PM »
Hi Fred -

Whelp, some Pietta Remingtons are noted for shooting a little low.  That tall front sight seems to be an invitation for a little judicious filing (slowly, carefully).  Many members here have done that to raise the POI.

Were you shooting one hand, two hand unsupported or from a bench rest? 

Like many here I also have a Pietta 5.5" and it sure am fine.  You'll get hooked on yours, bechya.

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Offline Fred78

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Re: bad grouping
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2019, 03:20:57 PM »
Cabelas solved my problem they are replacing the revolver

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Re: bad grouping
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2019, 09:03:54 AM »
You might want to read my post that covers the things I had to try to get my revolvers to shoot well. As I found out at our pistol match several people just bought the gun, used BP substitute, pressed in a round ball. They were even worse than I was and blamed it on the gun. If the new gun shoots great then I am happy for you for sure, but...…
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Offline Hylander

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Re: bad grouping
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2019, 11:35:50 AM »
Glad Cabelas is replacing the pistol for you, they have a new policy that states they won't
do any returns on them.
I have had several now and everyone has shot small groups right out of the box.