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#6994512 - 12/13/17 07:54 AM Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle
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Bird Dog

Registered: 01/13/15
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This is my first AR so I'm lost here. I have 3.5 x 10 x 50 scope I want to mount, but the forearm in front of the rail is actually slightly higher than the rail. This is much different than my other rifles where the barrel actually slopes down from the rail or base leaving plenty of room for a 50mm objective. Will regular "high" rings work for this, or do I need a special mount or see-through rings? Any help or advice appreciated.....

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#6994618 - 12/13/17 09:11 AM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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Just glanced around at a few different forums and it seems highs should work well. I'd take the stress off and just order a pair from a company with good return policy then it doesn't much matter.
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#6997209 - 12/15/17 06:12 AM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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Bird Dog

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Thanks Kthnx.

Looks like high rings might work, but just laying out the scope and rifle on the table it looks too close to call. I may need some sort of riser.

You guys have any suggestions on a riser type mount? The scope is a 1" Vortex DB............

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#6997474 - 12/15/17 09:44 AM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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i use the rra hi-rise scope mount, great price and a strong mount, 55 bucks from rock river arms
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#6997596 - 12/15/17 11:04 AM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 01/13/15
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Thanks spanky!

I checked it out and it looks good, My only question is shipping.The RRA sight says shipping rate determined at time of shipment?? Do they charge a fair price or will they add $ to the actual shipping charges?

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#6997724 - 12/15/17 12:42 PM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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Never "bridge" a scope / mount between the receiver and the handguard rail


You need a good AR specific mount..
The ADMount is my personal favorite

https://tacticalgunreview.com/aadmount-20moa-ar-scope-mount-review/#more-18398
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#6997733 - 12/15/17 12:53 PM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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hwy72, i bought some mags with the mount and honestly can't remember the shipping amount though, if it was unreasonable i would have remembered

ccoker, can you explain bridge a scope, the rra mount is ar specific, or so i thought
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#6997754 - 12/15/17 01:09 PM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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you want the mount (or rings) to be only on the receiver, not on the receiver and the handguard rail...
You don't want it "bridging" the two pieces


Edited by ccoker (12/15/17 01:09 PM)
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#6997766 - 12/15/17 01:23 PM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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Bird Dog

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Thanks for the info guys.

ccoker, the aadmount @ $330 is a bit pricey for my budget. I think I'll go with the RR and save the $270 for something else.

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#6997776 - 12/15/17 01:31 PM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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sure..
understood
The Burris PEPR mount is a decent mount
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#6997815 - 12/15/17 02:00 PM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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ccoker, got it, thank you sir. unless hwy72 has replaced the stock handguard with a rail, the possibility to bridge the mount is non-existent and what hwy72 is referring to "slightly higher than the rail" in my opinion, is the stock handguard, it is slightly higher than the upper receiver rail, i have a dpms oracle too
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#6997861 - 12/15/17 02:43 PM Re: Need advice on mount or rings for DPMS Oracle [Re: HWY72]
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yes.... as shown above

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