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hi,  I have recently bought a CZ527 .17hornet.  I have tried to zero the scope but there is not enough adjustment to get it to the left.  I have changed the rings/mounts round but still end up with the same zero.   I have never had this problem before with any of the other rifles/scopes I have owned.        does anyone have any advice  ??

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I'll take a punt on a photon. Either shim the scope, or as I did, loosen the allen bolts at the back of the housing and centralise the camera then tighten

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You haven’t got the front mount too far forward have you? The dovetail tapers out and could pull the mount off centre. 

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If it is a photon then this is pretty common.Shims or adjustable mounts are the easiest ways.However i have a cz527 which was always hard to zero,usually the windage was maxed out to get a zero.i Had that rifle re barreled a few years back and the problem was sorted.Possibly the barrel wasnt cut true?Though it shot well enough.

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hi,   if it's of any help the scope is a new Rudolf vh 6-24x50,  the mounts are recommended for cz rifles, they are fixed straight on to the rifle, there is no rail.   I have zeroed loads of rifles in the past but never had this problem with them.  i'm going to try another scope today and see what happens.

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If you can clamp the rifle into a vice, the quick way to check scope or mount issue is to set up and mark a 20yd target with a dot at scope centre (adjust rifle to suit) and then alter elevation to see if the ret is actually moving at all.  Could either be a mount issue or a scope issue (sticking turret adjuster).  Work the scope a few times returning the windage to a mid point.  If the ret moves relative to the clicks, then you know it's a mounting issue.

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