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Identify this mount/rings #7492628 04/20/19 10:17 PM
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Pulled this off of a Remington 788 I bought this morning. Thought it was Leupold, but there are no markings of any manufacturer. Any ideas? Thinking it has been on the rifle since 1980, but not sure.

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Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7492638 04/20/19 10:38 PM
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Iíll take a stab at redfield. They are now the same company but even before they shared a lot.

Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7492665 04/20/19 11:43 PM
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Yes. Redfield.

Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7492713 04/21/19 12:23 AM
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+3 Redfield

Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7492724 04/21/19 12:37 AM
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Scrap metal.


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Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: FiremanJG] #7492731 04/21/19 12:43 AM
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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
Scrap metal.

Ebay scrap pile


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Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7492735 04/21/19 12:48 AM
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all that said, I need a good mount for this rifle. I got a feeling it's going to be a great shooter, came with Timney trigger, carbine length in .308.


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Looks like a one piece Leupold to me. Dovetailed in front. Windage screws in back.
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Oldie for sure and those are Redfield dovetail bases and rings.


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Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: Skylar Mac] #7494976 04/23/19 07:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Skylar@SWFA
Oldie for sure and those are Redfield dovetail bases and rings.

Thanks, I appreciate the confirmation.


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Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7497002 04/25/19 11:18 PM
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Like others have said they are Redfield. Those rings are extension rings used for short scope tubes and sometimes used for getting eye relief correct. Usually you will only see one extension ring used at a time though.

Re: Identify this mount/rings [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7497298 04/26/19 12:09 PM
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These were on a rifle I bought, not a fan and didn't want to throw them away. The rifle they fit has been out of production about 35 years (Rem. 788). I have them on EBay. Bidding is pretty good, I'm surprised.


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