All loads were factory,454 was the HSM Bear load with WFN lead, i will get specifics of all. Will look into burris, i would be concerned with shims since i think one shim would create a misalignment and proper torque could damage scope tube. I would think lower rings could help and we will try both
First Handgun Deer: ~1982 8" S&W .38Spl
SW 686 4" with Matchdot II
SBHH .45LC 7.5"
Contender G2 .35-30/30 (Bellm), .22LR, .22 Hornet