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Offline Eric M

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suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« on: July 03, 2017, 08:45:47 AM »
I just got a new 6.5-20x50 viper and was wondering if anyone had suggestions for rings etc. I have some leupold rings and mounts but thought maybe something else would be better. Maybe the Burris rings?

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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2017, 08:58:03 AM »
Ive been liking an EGW picatinny and TPS rings.
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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2017, 09:06:09 AM »
Ive been liking an EGW picatinny and TPS rings.
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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2017, 09:49:36 AM »
I'm giving the Warne rings a try. The TPS rings and the rail are a little more than what I can budget in but they look like good rings.
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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2017, 11:32:57 AM »
I have the 6.5 -20 vortex on a trade gun from member on here
finally shot it yesterday
I have rings that have 3 screws not sure of the brand though, seemed to shoot well with them on the .300 ultra
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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2017, 01:07:05 PM »
I have the 6.5 -20 vortex on a trade gun from member on here
finally shot it yesterday
I have rings that have 3 screws not sure of the brand though, seemed to shoot well with them on the .300 ultra
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Thanks. Looking forward to shooting maybe the 4th. It's now mounted on my 22-250. How'd you like the scope? I found mine on sale at http://cameralandny.com/old-deals.html
Thought for the price I should give the Vortex scopes a try.

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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2017, 01:39:17 PM »
Id prefer to have a 3x9 Leupold or Nikon or Zeiss
It should do fine, its not a walking around gun
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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2017, 03:30:58 PM »
Id prefer to have a 3x9 Leupold or Nikon or Zeiss
It should do fine, its not a walking around gun
I like the idea of that much magnification for bench shooting-sage rats and targets. And that is a nice looking rifle.
« Last Edit: July 03, 2017, 03:37:57 PM by Eric M »

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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2017, 06:21:59 PM »
I use Weaver bases and Burris Zee Rings usually.  They are solid enough that I have never had any issues what so ever with them. 

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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2017, 08:24:21 PM »
I use Weaver bases and Burris Zee Rings usually.  They are solid enough that I have never had any issues what so ever with them.
Thanks one of the guys at work recommended the Burris rings also.

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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2017, 08:41:45 PM »
I use Talley one piece rings.


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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2017, 01:49:46 AM »
I use Talley one piece rings.


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Looked at their website. I might try some of these on my .17. Thanks

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Re: suggestions for rings/mount for vortex
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2017, 11:09:02 AM »
I tried Talley for my vortex HS LG 4-16 x 50 but the zoom knob wa hitting the base of the mount.

 

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