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#5481208 - 12/16/14 01:03 PM Are High rings to high?
100%TEXAN Offline
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I bought a Rem 700 SPS Tac(No recall) with EGW +20 base and high rings(thinking ar height for some reason). Are high rings going to be way to high. Scope is a 4x14x44. Thanks

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#5481214 - 12/16/14 01:07 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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I would say yes I run low on my 42obj and medium on my 4x16x50. I like it as close to the barrel I can get without touching
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#5481225 - 12/16/14 01:16 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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Sounds like it.

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#5481231 - 12/16/14 01:21 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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Is there a really high cheek weld on your stock? Closer to the barrel, the better.
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#5481241 - 12/16/14 01:29 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: Toxarch]
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No there isnt. Damn it i should have paid more attention.

Heres something else to add to the equation(maybe). Im going to be also running a can on this rifle at all times. Will that make a difference? The can is about 1/2" higher than the barrel level.

Ive spent most of my time on the AR platform. This is pretty new to me.

Thanks for the help thus far


Edited by 100%TEXAN (12/16/14 01:32 PM)

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#5481247 - 12/16/14 01:37 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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I run medium on dads rifle with a can with no issues
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#5481252 - 12/16/14 01:39 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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I have medium rings with a 44 mm objective and think lows would work better.
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#5481253 - 12/16/14 01:40 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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Ok Thanks guys. Will look into Medium to Low.

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#5481272 - 12/16/14 01:51 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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I run high ring Talleys on mine and it works great. I also wonder if it's me being a big 6'3" monkey tho.
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#5481307 - 12/16/14 02:08 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: Bullfrog]
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Originally Posted By: Bullfrog
I run high ring Talleys on mine and it works great. I also wonder if it's me being a big 6'3" monkey tho.


Intersting point. I may need to keep the high rings then. Im gonna use them this weekend just to do some shooting.

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#5481326 - 12/16/14 02:19 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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Next time you're looking through your scope, set it max magnification and then put a finger out in front of the objective. It may dim the brightness of the image a little but I bet you won't even see your finger.
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#5481340 - 12/16/14 02:27 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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Sight offset is easily overcome in the ballistic calculator and with a stock pack to build up the cheek weld to the correct height, adjust until you have natural point of aim. Having said all that, I run high rings on everything, but everything is a 50mm objective. You can go to medium rings with your objective. You will see the top of the suppressor at low magnification, but it should only be in the extreme 6 o'clock area of the sight picture.
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#5481589 - 12/16/14 04:15 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbth..._ri#Post5460267

Best I've seen on how to determine your ring height.

I used to get the scope in hand then stack pennies on a rail until the scope would sit on the pennies. Then I would measure the stack of pennies to see how tall of rings I needed. Its the short bus method, I know, but it works.


Edited by Judd (12/16/14 04:16 PM)
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#5481920 - 12/16/14 06:42 PM Re: Are High rings to high? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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Good idea

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