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daskraut
11-22-2007, 10:59 AM
I just scored a leatherwood M-600 from a bud that had it on his now deceased Bushmaster carbon 15 (the one that exploded). If you have one of these and are shooting mil-surp 7.62, what cam setting are you using?. I preset mine at 340 to start.
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y272/daskraut/myM21.jpg

mj1
11-22-2007, 12:44 PM
Where did your cheek rest come from?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v130/montereyjack/bkt247.jpg

Cheers
MJ

gibbet
11-22-2007, 1:15 PM
Looks like an OD Blackhawk model. I'm not fond of the eye holes for the laces so I used cloth under mind to protect the wood stock just in case.

Mine was for a Leatherwood ART2.

5968
11-22-2007, 3:56 PM
It sure does look like the OD checkrest that Blackhawk makes. I have one on my M1A and works great. Mine is on a synthetic stock and I haven't had any issues with the holes leaving any sort of mark on my stock.

daskraut
11-23-2007, 6:12 PM
Yep, she's a blackhawk and it is a good cheekrest. I saw a pic of one in Iraq on an M14 and had to have one. Now, back to the scope, anybody have one mounted on a .308/7.62 rifle?.

vikingshelmut
11-23-2007, 7:26 PM
I have to ask, what type of M1A's are those? FA, Springfield, etc? I like the look of these setup with a scope.

ketec_owner
11-23-2007, 7:40 PM
http://leatherwoodoptics.com/manual1.html Page 15 on the left index.

Cam settings from the manual are: 330, 355, 375

The surplus I use is Aussie M4 with 150 gr. which is Full Metal Jacket or Code MC. That's a cam setting for 375. Dunno what your using - but it should be similar.

daskraut
11-24-2007, 11:08 PM
I have the manual, I just wanted "inside info". I went to angeles friday and shot during a couple tornados!. It took 50 rounds to get it on the money. The final setting was about 410 using South African 7.62. My rifle is a 1996 springfield loaded.

6172crew
11-25-2007, 8:25 AM
My buddy has 3 ART2's in his collection, I think he was looking to sell one but that was a couple of months ago, Im 99% he has the hard cases as well.