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#6388900 - 07/30/16 10:53 PM Type of base
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Just bought a new Remington 700 in 308 Win and am trying to decide a which base to use. Should I go with the one piece or go with two piece? I have used both on other rifles and an trying to fiqure out the advantages of each.

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#6389469 - 07/31/16 03:30 PM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
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Registered: 06/11/11
Posts: 271
Loc: Greenville, Tx
I'm trying to decide myself on the same gun right now. To me the choices I'm considering are
1. Talley lightweights
Advantages - lightweight, cost, less parts to potentially move, able to get the scope closer to the barrel.
Disadvantages- not able to move scope from gun to gun easily

2. Standard picatinny
Advantages - ability to move scope between rifles, 20 moa rails, looks cool
Disadvantages- heavy, expensive

Those are just some that stick out in my mind I'm sure others can elablrate more.

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#6389767 - 07/31/16 08:14 PM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
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Registered: 11/11/07
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IMO, there are few reasons to go with a one piece. If you're not looking for extra elevation potential in the form of a 20-MOA base for long range work. a decent two piece base will weigh less, look better, and perform just as well---if not better.
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#6389950 - 07/31/16 10:52 PM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
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I prefer two piece bases but started using one piece picatinny's a while back. The reason? You never again have to worry about whether a particular scope will fit. EGW makes a reasonably priced one that is good quality.
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#6391381 - 08/02/16 07:52 AM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
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Thanks guys. I think I an going to go with the two piece just to save weight. Though be it a very small amount. I appreciate all the replys.

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#6391401 - 08/02/16 08:03 AM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
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I prefer one piece as I don't have to worry about alignment between pieces.


But many people shoot both styles very well

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#6391404 - 08/02/16 08:04 AM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
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I also like the DNz products if I wanted a light weight set up

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#6391422 - 08/02/16 08:21 AM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
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Registered: 07/15/14
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Depends on your purpose but I'm a fan of the Talley lightweights unless you need some extra elevation adjustment from a rail or something.

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#6391535 - 08/02/16 09:46 AM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
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Talley lightweights for dedicated lightweight hunting rifles.
Bedded Picatinny rail with rings for "tactical/LR" guns.
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#6392505 - 08/02/16 08:22 PM Re: Type of base [Re: Erny]
mason15 Offline
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DNZ is the way to go

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