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Old 06-11-2018, 06:45 PM   #1
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I have a new scope on the way for a 6.5 creedmore for my daughter. I am not a gun guy. Is there good rings that donít cost $150?

This is the scope I have on the way

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Old 06-11-2018, 06:58 PM   #2
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:13 PM   #3
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Plenty of folks make good rings.
I like the Leupold rings I used recently on my Henry Long Ranger
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:21 PM   #4
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You wouldn’t put cheap tires on a Porsche, right?

Seriously, every year on my lease we see a member or a guest that has “rifle” problems. 50% of the time it’s cheap rings/bases that somehow are loose.

Warne, Talley, Badger Ordinance, to name a few. Make sure you use a torque wrench and thread locker and have peace of mind.
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:31 PM   #5
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You wouldnít put cheap tires on a Porsche, right?

Seriously, every year on my lease we see a member or a guest that has ďrifleĒ problems. 50% of the time itís cheap rings/bases that somehow are loose.

Warne, Talley, Badger Ordinance, to name a few. Make sure you use a torque wrench and thread locker and have peace of mind.
Not saying Iím going to put cheap ones on. I do t know which ones to buy. If I need to spend $150 I will. You ask me a question about a bow and I can answer. I donít know about guns.

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Old 06-11-2018, 07:39 PM   #6
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Not saying Iím going to put cheap ones on. I do t know which ones to buy. If I need to spend $150 I will. You ask me a question about a bow and I can answer. I donít know about guns.

Thanks for your response
Understood - does your rifle have a picatanny rail?

If so, I prefer Warne - they are heavy but built like a tank.

If no rail and you donít want to add a rail I prefer Leupold or Talley.

If you need help mounting Iíve got all the tools in Fort Worth and I donít mind helping a brother out.
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:40 PM   #7
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Understood - does your rifle have a picatanny rail?

If so, I prefer Warne - they are heavy but built like a tank.

If no rail and you donít want to add a rail I prefer Leupold or Talley.
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:12 PM   #8
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Understood - does your rifle have a picatanny rail?

If so, I prefer Warne - they are heavy but built like a tank.

If no rail and you donít want to add a rail I prefer Leupold or Talley.

If you need help mounting Iíve got all the tools in Fort Worth and I donít mind helping a brother out.
Thank you. It has a rail. Iíll check out the Warne mounts!!!
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:34 AM   #9
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Understood - does your rifle have a picatanny rail?



If so, I prefer Warne - they are heavy but built like a tank.



If no rail and you donít want to add a rail I prefer Leupold or Talley.



If you need help mounting Iíve got all the tools in Fort Worth and I donít mind helping a brother out.


Is this what you are recommending?





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Old 06-12-2018, 04:53 PM   #10
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I've used burris mounts like that on ARs and that should work if you've got a rail. That said I've been told Warne,vortex and Burris are made in the same place.
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Old 06-13-2018, 10:15 PM   #11
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I just ordered some Leupold backcountry rings to mount the scope on my APR rifle when it comes in. Iíve been pleased with Leupold rings on other rifles and hopefully these work as well as those have over the years.
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:12 PM   #12
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Understood - does your rifle have a picatanny rail?

If so, I prefer Warne - they are heavy but built like a tank.

If no rail and you donít want to add a rail I prefer Leupold or Talley.
I agree with StrayDog.

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Old 06-13-2018, 11:19 PM   #13
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I've never had any issues out of my DNZ's
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:26 PM   #14
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I've never had any issues out of my DNZ's
I too have had great luck with DNZ's, but none of the DNZ's I have experience with work on rails.

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Old 06-13-2018, 11:32 PM   #15
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I too have had great luck with DNZ's, but none of the DNZ's I have experience with work on rails.

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They are out there, but they are pricey.
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:35 PM   #16
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They are out there, but they are pricey.
Based on my past experience with the company's product, I would bet they're worth it.

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Old 06-13-2018, 11:36 PM   #17
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Old 06-14-2018, 08:26 AM   #18
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bolt gun or gas gun ?
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Old 06-14-2018, 09:03 AM   #19
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bolt gun or gas gun ?
Bolt gun
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Old 06-14-2018, 09:19 AM   #20
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I've had great luck with the Talley Lightweight one pieces. Sub $40, and one piece base and ring.
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Old 06-14-2018, 01:14 PM   #21
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Old 06-15-2018, 10:12 AM   #22
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TPS, best buy for the money
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Old 06-15-2018, 11:00 PM   #23
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I'd never heard of Maven scopes but I looked them up after looking at this thread. Your scope lists for $1200. Just spend an extra $50-75 bucks and get a **** good set of rings. Nightforce ultralights, leupold mark 4's or something of the like.

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Old 06-16-2018, 09:26 AM   #24
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Seekins can be had for $100-125. Night force ultralights a bit more. Mk4 leupold rings are too heavy. Warne maximas are good lightweight rings. Hawkins are very nice with the built in level. Those 4 are my choices for each budget level. I’ve used several sets of each.
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Old 06-16-2018, 09:38 AM   #25
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Looks like that scope is 30mm tube. I would get any of the 4 that Trophy8 mentioned but stick with two piece rings in low height. Most one piece rings are built for AR’s and would be both too high and set too forward for a bolt gun.
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Old 06-18-2018, 08:01 AM   #26
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Thanks everyone. I ordered the seekins. I’ll have the scope today and rings tomorrow. This is going on a gun for my daughter. Can’t wait to get it dialed in
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