Originally Posted by endo284
Is it the distance from bore to center of apperature?
but the bullet doesnt really care how tall the sight is. the main reason people like a low mount is it allows for a better cheek to stock weld. the higher the scope is off the gun the harder it is to keep proper repeatable weld.
for long range shooting the higher scope mounts (if im not mistaken) means less reticle movement there is after zero for majing adjustments for distance.
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