Video: How to Mount a Riflescope with Perfectly Vertical Crosshairs

Here's an easy trick to help ensure your scope is level and the reticle is aligned precisely
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It’s challenging to mount a scope and ensure the reticle is precisely aligned from top to bottom. Here’s a quick and easy solution to simplify the process.

In addition to your scope and rifle, a level working surface, and someplace with a light background, here’s a list of the gear that you’ll need:

  • Gun vise or bipod
  • Bubble level
  • Plumb bob
  • Scope rings
  • Screwdriver
  • Accurizing torque wrench like this one

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