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Are windage and elevation adjustments interchangeable? Fumbling with my laser bore sighter the other day I wondered if I could rotate my scope 90 degrees counterclockwise. It would be much easier to look though the scope while holding the stock with my right hand and adjusting the elevation (the actual windage knob) with my free left hand. That way you're not reaching over the rifle to make adjustments. And the knob isn't in the way of the ejector area.
 

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BobS said:
Are windage and elevation adjustments interchangeable? Fumbling with my laser bore sighter the other day I wondered if I could rotate my scope 90 degrees counterclockwise. It would be much easier to look though the scope while holding the stock with my right hand and adjusting the elevation (the actual windage knob) with my free left hand. That way you're not reaching over the rifle to make adjustments. And the knob isn't in the way of the ejector area.
If I'm not mistaken, there isn't as much travel for windage as there is elevation. So, depending on the range, there might not be enough adjustment. Otherwise, it should work.
 

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Hmm... never thought about doing that. But I think it would work as well. SPStac might be right about there not being as much travel for windage.
 

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You could do it, but remember, usually, windage has less adjustment. the NF and otehr higher end stuff has equal I think, but, on lower-end stuff it usually doesnt.
 

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Just look up the specs of your scope.
The windage is equal or less movement.
If you shoot with in that adjustment range you are good.

Now if you shoot short distances and have 100+ winds you will be in excellent shape. Haha

Good Luck
 

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I do have windage adjustments on my scope rings but I always Loc-Tite all my fasteners and don't want to mess with that. I suppose if I use my bi-pod and steady the rifle butt with my left hand the normal windage knob isn't that cumbersome to use. Oh well it was just an idea that popped in my head, glad to see it wasn't too far fetched.

Thanks for the input!
 
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