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Best rings #8048682 11/12/20 11:15 PM
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Getting a NightForce SHV 4-14x50, what would be the best rings for an AR-10 platform? I was thinking Seekin’s or Vortex but don’t know what height would be good for the scope.


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I think "best" is a question best asked based on some budget. All out, I'd imagine Suphr. But all nonsense and too much details aside, a larue mount really isn't that expensive and they have ar specific models getting the proper height.


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I would love Suphr, just think they might be extra thicc on top of the AR. I just found a package deal on Amazon for a Steiner P4Xi with Steiner extra high rings.


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Larue C.A.N mount - 1.5” scope height - perfect for AR anything

$ 99

Get a torque wrench for inch lbs and do bottom screws first to 30 in/lbs then top (it’s a split ring design)


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I’ve never had nightforce rings ever leave a mark on a tube ever..

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Originally Posted by Pig_Popper
Larue C.A.N mount - 1.5” scope height - perfect for AR anything

$ 99

Get a torque wrench for inch lbs and do bottom screws first to 30 in/lbs then top (it’s a split ring design)


Oof looks good!

Just remember about the Vortex Razor gen 2, was trying to stick to 50mm objective since I really don’t want a yuge scope on top. Will DEFINITELY consider the C.A.N now


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I have both their original qd ar mount and the newer can system. One more expensive but I can't tell any difference in performance. Both scopes/mounts have been moved back and forth on various rifles and neither ever really lose zero. To me if one has a little spare funds, some model Trijicon with a larue mount is just unbeatable. I have 3 such combos to cover all my ar optics needs.


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I generally use regular rings on an AR10 platform. Plenty of pic rail space in my experience.


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Those ultralites were on the list. I’ve got a huge list of what I was considering:

Aero Precision Ultralight’s
NightForce Ultralites
Seekins rings
LaRue C.A.N
Steiner T-series with bubble level

I also might sway towards the Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 just to save a little dough.


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I've got 3 LaRue CAN QD mounts...they are as advertised...you can pull them off and put them back on and they will repeat zero. I've been impressed with them.


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Yes


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So 1.5” isn’t too high? I’ve got a LuthAR MBA-1 so I can adjust my cheek height.


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You need them higher on an AR than you do on a bolt action. Look at the height of one piece mounts specifically made for ARs, they are quite high.


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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
You need them higher on an AR than you do on a bolt action. Look at the height of one piece mounts specifically made for ARs, they are quite high.


With that being said, I might go with solid one piece rings like the C.A.N or AP set. I see that NF has a set.


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For $ 99 you really CANt go wrong .....


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Originally Posted by Pig_Popper
For $ 99 you really CANt go wrong .....


I’ve got one in the cart, just wondering why there’s a estimated ship time of 3-5 weeks(ordering from Amazon). I also found some 1.5” NightForce Ultralites. This is getting hectic, I need a second gun.


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+ another on the NF Ultra Lite rings.

Look into these Geissele mounts for your AR platform. Sometimes you can pick up a blem or catch a sale.

https://geissele.com/optics/magnified-optic-mounts.html


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Originally Posted by Pig_Popper
For $ 99 you really CANt go wrong .....


True

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Hugh fan on the larue can. Interchangeability from 1"-35mm is a great thing. I own so many freakin pairs of 1", 30mm and 34mm pic rings its unreal

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I’m ordering the NF Ultralites for now, I think I CAN in the near future!


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I CAN and just did , again

That’s 3 of these in the last month !


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I haven’t ordered crap yet! I think I’m just gonna get the CAN after all.


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