Corking a Rifle to Improve Accuracy

The Box O’ Truth improved the accuracy of a Mosin Nagant by putting some cork between the barrel and stock.

But we decided we would try a trick we’ve had some success with in the past.

We decided to place a small piece of cork between the stock and the front of the barrel to put some upwards pressure on the barrel.

Sometimes this helps the barrel “settle down” and shoot better.

Read it here.

Steve Johnson

Founder and Dictator-In-Chief of TFB. A passionate gun owner, a shooting enthusiast and totally tacti-uncool. Favorite first date location: any gun range. Steve can be contacted here.