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#6218665 - 03/10/16 08:48 PM Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope
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Looking for the lowest set of rings I can get for a flat top AR. Need 30mm rings for a 50mm bell. I'm having a hard time finding specs on the mounts height.
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#6218684 - 03/10/16 09:01 PM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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I always ran larue mounts with 50mm objectives. I wanna say they were 1.5 inch tall

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#6218687 - 03/10/16 09:02 PM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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Badger high on a Badger 20 MOA riser, is what I'm running.

May need extra high if going directly to the flattop.

Or look into LaRue one piece mounts.
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#6218743 - 03/10/16 09:26 PM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Badger high on a Badger 20 MOA riser, is what I'm running.

May need extra high if going directly to the flattop.

Or look into LaRue one piece mounts.


Post a pic of your rifle please
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6218749 - 03/10/16 09:28 PM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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I've run Seekins high and Aadland high on my AR10's just fine. I don't see the need for the REPR type mount for this application.
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#6218772 - 03/10/16 09:42 PM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Badger high on a Badger 20 MOA riser, is what I'm running.

May need extra high if going directly to the flattop.

Or look into LaRue one piece mounts.


Post a pic of your rifle please


Can tomorrow morning.
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#6218807 - 03/10/16 10:18 PM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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SPR-S LT158 larue mount nf nxs 3-15x50


Edited by jeff1383 (03/10/16 10:26 PM)

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#6218815 - 03/10/16 10:25 PM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: jeff1383]
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You had me, until I saw the mono-pod. peep
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#6218817 - 03/10/16 10:28 PM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
You had me, until I saw the mono-pod. peep

This one's from my early shooting days! I will say the desert tech monopod is a bad mama jama though. Will totally change your outlook on monopods.

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#6219216 - 03/11/16 09:22 AM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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Jeff1383- that's the height I'm looking for. Does Larue only make the QD mounts? I have zero use fit that and would prefer a more permanent mount
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#6219225 - 03/11/16 09:27 AM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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Larue has and option for non qr. they are $50 cheaper usually.

You might check the adm mounts also at dsg

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#6219299 - 03/11/16 09:58 AM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Jeff1383- that's the height I'm looking for. Does Larue only make the QD mounts? I have zero use fit that and would prefer a more permanent mount


I just used a Nikon M-223 mount to mount a 50mm scope on my latest AR build. Solid one-piece design, good height, good eye relief position. Not too shabby for $79.
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#6219301 - 03/11/16 09:59 AM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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#6219339 - 03/11/16 10:13 AM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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I went with a Badger Ordnance Unimount 20 MOA and 1.3 inch height. That's a 56mm Nightforce on an AR10.

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#6219447 - 03/11/16 11:24 AM Re: Scope rings for AR and 50mm scope [Re: BigPig]
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Would that setup clear with a solid rail on top of the hand guard? I won't be running a 56mm though, but would like the 20moa setup
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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