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#6972338 - 11/25/17 06:36 PM Scope ring advice
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Registered: 12/07/10
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Loc: Round Rock tx
Is there any particular scope rings that you guys like to use, I have used Leopold rings in the past and they hold just fine, just looking for opinions on other options for my next gun.

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#6972367 - 11/25/17 07:14 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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I have/am using Leopold, DNZ one piece, Burris XTR and Talley tactical. Talley gets my vote, although I’ve never had an issue with any of them.

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#6972382 - 11/25/17 07:26 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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I will reach for Burris Signature's first. Love the posi-lok inserts.

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#6972456 - 11/25/17 08:35 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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Talley Tactical is my favorite.
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#6972461 - 11/25/17 08:39 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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I like American rifle company rings, Seekins, NF

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#6972465 - 11/25/17 08:44 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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I have Seekins on my burris and would buy them again.
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#6972516 - 11/25/17 09:37 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
I like American rifle company rings, Seekins, NF


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#6972535 - 11/25/17 09:52 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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Depends on the application. I wouldn't put them on a 338, but I've been using SWFA tactical rings on my 223 and 6.5 with zero issues. They cost like $30.

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#6972558 - 11/25/17 10:34 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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Been very happy with my tps rings
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#6972564 - 11/25/17 10:47 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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Registered: 05/25/13
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Loc: Frisco
I've used every ring mentioned thus far, save the ARC brand, and have had no real issues with any of them, though I will never use Leupold DD or those gawd-awful rear windage adjustable garbage again.
My go-to are Seekins if I'm using a 1913 rail which is my preferred set up. Have been using them for as long as Glen has been making them. Think I have 10 pair in service now with a couple sets in the drawer. Always have spares for when I get a wild hair and grab a new scope I dont need.
Occasionally I'll use Talley lightweights on sporter weight rifles if trying to keep weight to a minimum.

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#6973191 - 11/26/17 07:04 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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Looks like the seekins are on backorder for the 1in that I would need, I’m going to try the Talley lightweights.

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#6973203 - 11/26/17 07:13 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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Warne

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#6973219 - 11/26/17 07:29 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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For me it varies with the rifle. A nice blued and walnut sporter gets Dual Dovetails or Zee rings with Warne steel bases. An Ar15 gets a QD type ring if I intend to run multiple optics, and I don't care what they look like. If I was shooting a .30-378 or some moderately powered rifle with a really heavy scope I'd be looking at the kinds of rings the LR guys like. I'll do anything to avoid having to use any setup with a windage-adjustable rear mount---those are total pieces of crap.
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#6973357 - 11/26/17 08:49 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: RiverRider]
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
any setup with a windage-adjustable rear mount---those are total pieces of crap.


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#6976982 - 11/29/17 07:12 PM Re: Scope ring advice [Re: _Lee]
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Warne for me.
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