Originally Posted by MickyFinn
I could be ar*ed to do that Colin but not the messing about zeroing it in on the gun after. Unless the barrel & dovetail are absolutely perfectly aligned you'd be on a hiding to nothing anyway?
The whole point is to make the dovetails/scope and barrel parallel. If done properly there is no zeroing afterwards as such as you're bang on for say 25-30yds anyways so your other settings should pretty much line up.