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#5506758 - 12/29/14 04:00 PM Does this look right?????
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I'm a total noob when it comes to rifles, and the wife just purchased my first rifle this past Christmas. I'm sitting here doing a test fit on the optics and was wondering if the ring is suppose to sit like this on the base. I'm talking about the left side of the ring where it mounts to the base. If you look at the pic you will see the right side of the base ">" mounts to the ring almost perfect, but the left side "<" looks like it needs to further up. Is this ok, or do I need a new rings?

oh yeah, the base screws are finger tight so I know it is the correct base. Base is warne and rings are accushot.




Edited by bodydub (12/29/14 04:02 PM)

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#5506763 - 12/29/14 04:03 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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Will snug up when you tighten it.

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#5506825 - 12/29/14 04:25 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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Looks fine.
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#5507006 - 12/29/14 06:00 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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Is the left side of your ring that snugs up against the rail upside down?

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#5507013 - 12/29/14 06:07 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: Txkiller]
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Originally Posted By: Txkiller
Is the left side of your ring that snugs up against the rail upside down?


That was my first thought. But if it's like most, the nut won't come of the bolt so there's no way to flip it.
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#5507088 - 12/29/14 06:37 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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Those that the nut will not come off of it will often loosen enough for that piece to spin. Worth a try. I would not be happy with that little making contact with the bases
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#5507104 - 12/29/14 06:41 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Those that the nut will not come off of it will often loosen enough for that piece to spin. Worth a try. I would not be happy with that little making contact with the bases


Looks like it is upside down to me too... loosen it and flip that bracket piece around and then tighten it back up.

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#5507272 - 12/29/14 07:43 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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Well I was able to flip it upside down and it was worse. Thinking maybe it's doesn't sit flush because its two different brands. Going to have to get the same brands ring and base.


Edited by bodydub (12/29/14 10:16 PM)

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#5507291 - 12/29/14 07:49 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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You do not have to have the same brands. All my bases are EGW. They have Badger rings, Talley Tactical, and Burris rings on them. A pic rail is a pic rail as long as it was machined correctly.

Who's base, and who's rings?

Have you tried tightening it a bit? If that doesn't make them marry up I wouldn't roll with it.
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#5507642 - 12/29/14 09:55 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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is the ring bolt setting center of the groove on the base?
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#5507667 - 12/29/14 10:05 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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Weaver rings on a pic rail??
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#5507681 - 12/29/14 10:08 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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That would drive me nuts until corrected.

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#5507801 - 12/29/14 11:26 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: 100%TEXAN]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
You do not have to have the same brands. All my bases are EGW. They have Badger rings, Talley Tactical, and Burris rings on them. A pic rail is a pic rail as long as it was machined correctly.

Who's base, and who's rings?

Have you tried tightening it a bit? If that doesn't make them marry up I wouldn't roll with it.


I tried tightening it down, but it just gets tighter and doesn't correct itself as it gets tighter.....


Originally Posted By: fgdn
is the ring bolt setting center of the groove on the base?


Yes, the ring bolt is in the base groove.....

Originally Posted By: KRoyal
Weaver rings on a pic rail??


Maybe. I added a pic of the boxes below....

Originally Posted By: 100%TEXAN
That would drive me nuts until corrected.


You have no idea......



Here are pics of the boxes the parts were in. I noticed the rings were labeled pic/weaver. Thoughts???


If you look at the where the rings mount to the base in the pic below. It looks like the right side is shaped different. Thoughts???

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#5507812 - 12/29/14 11:37 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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Even though the weaver style rings will work in a pic rail I think they are a tad different than a pic ring. That last pic looks like the rings aren't milled right. I've never heard of accushot so I'm no help with that. Of course I'm no expert on bolt gun rings and mounts though just my .02.
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#5507824 - 12/29/14 11:50 PM Re: Does this look right????? [Re: bodydub]
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Ive had this happen a few times on Ar's. It always happened with lower end rings. Im not implying yours are but that is just my experience.

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