Shimming a Scope – Episode 42

Barrel droop is a fact of life for many breakbarrels of the past as well as the present. Sit back and let Tom suggests a few ways to compensate for barrel droop and get your scope tilted in the right direction and back on target.

Episode 20 – How to use trajectory to sight-in a scope

Many people are frustrated by scopes that don’t seem to point in the direction where they’re shooting. Watch this video to find out how to get pinpoint accuracy with a scope. Some rifles have drooping barrels. This isn’t uncommon in airguns AND firearms! Any gun can have droop, regardless of its powerplant or how it’s cocked. To overcome the droop issue, you have a couple choices. One is to shim your scope mount, and the other is to use a special mount. Shimming is probably the easiest and least costly method. If you’re not familiar with shimming, everything is explained in this video. Watch to see how these solutions work.