right, so I'm trying to work out a stock issue on the CF2. When I tighten the action screws bit by bit front and rear so not to over 'do' any of them individually or excessively, the barrel eventually comes down snugly into the front raised bedding tip of the stock. This is a fully fit, non-floated barrel with front pressure point.
however, after spraying shots everywhere I decided to give the front action screw a bit of release (note it was NOT overly tight originally, just snug), the barrel came up like it was gasping for air, and naturally sat a bit above the front pressure point, ie. marginally floating (but a wee bit loose). I tried a round down range, then another, and BANG, they were right there were they should be!!
ps. the action screw holes are not damaged from previous overtightening.
now clearly this rifle is not designed to have a lose front action screw and marginally floated barrel, so what is the best approach to correct the problem?
I am thinking:
a. glass and pillar bed it to ensure the action sits right and is supported. do this whilst the barrel is laying in the barrel channel touching the front pressure point so when re-tightened post bedding, it sits correctly.
b. as per 'a' but if 'a' fails to work, float the bugger (BH, stop and take a deep breath,,this is last resort I'm talking about!) LOL
any other ideas guys?