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We have tested this found with dry practice prior you can inoculate yourself from this first round flinch. You can also check this issue by bringing a second rifle to the range. Fire at least ten shots with the first rifle then move to the precision rifle with a perceived cold bore shift. More times than not, the shift will go away.