The key in finding the proper eye relief is to mount the rifle with your eyes closed - being sure you find the sweet spot that feels right, and being able to duplicate that spot every time you bring the rifle up.JonM, LOL. Except I am already used to getting that look from everybody, hea.
TreeHugger... I hear ya.
Down to it... I'm actually a half way decent mechanic I suppose, and haven't snapped a bolt off, probably in over 25 years. I guess I'm just thinking I could get the scope set up better from someone who does that kind of stuff for a living.
Here's what it probably comes down to; The answer to the following question... When you guys mount a scope, do you generally find yourself going back and adjusting the eye relief a couple of times or more to really get it dialed in? Or is it usually spot on the first time? If the norm is to go back and adjust it a few times, then I might as well mount the thing myself since I will have to loosen it back up anyway, right? Thinking way back to my other rifle, I think it took me a few attempts to get it the way I wanted it.
Thanks for your thoughts guys.