Quote Originally Posted by M1A's r Best View Post

Pull your handguards off (and the metal rings that hold the handguards on) and run a credit card down the barrel between the stock channel and barrel to see if it's rubbing somewhere.
Doesnt work that way for this rifle... It's not a sporting stock or a chassis. You can go two routes as far as the barrel goes for accuracy, free floating or equalizing barrel pressure by properly fitting the stock. This rifle has proper stocking fitting done.