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Posted: 5/16/2005 12:45:08 PM EDT
Setup will be 20" 5R SS on Mega flattop and lower. Plan on free floating w/ service rifle tube. Scope will be Mark IV 3.5-10x40 M1. Looking at the above rings GG&G $99.95, Leupold Mark IV $115 or Leupold QRW rings for $65.00. Suggestions/comments please. Also what height rings should I use and I have a GG&G rail extension if needed. Thanks, Nelson
Link Posted: 5/19/2005 8:05:47 PM EDT
Olympic Arms makes a nice set of 30mm rings. $48 and just as good as most twice the price. I've got a couple sets on my rifles and i'm happy with them.
Link Posted: 5/19/2005 8:10:07 PM EDT
Look at the TPS TSR series rings.
Link Posted: 5/19/2005 11:21:08 PM EDT
A couple of months back I put together a scoped upper from spare parts to work up some handloads. For mounting the scope I dug out a set of medium height Leupold 1" QRW rings and attached them to a GG&G Scout length rail. The scope centerline is roughly 2 5/8" above the bore centerline.

It's useable, but I think high rings might be a better choice.

Link Posted: 5/20/2005 8:33:34 AM EDT
Thanks guys. I'm going to try the QRW in medium. Nelson
Link Posted: 5/20/2005 12:41:31 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/20/2005 12:44:38 PM EDT by fight4yourrights]
None of the above. Get a LaRue SPR.

You'll get a great QR system, and forward positioning. Different scopes shown, but note how far the LaRue CAN be mounted forward if needed.


Here's Leupold Mark IV extra talls, Super Sniper M scope:



LaRue SPR and a IOR M2:

Link Posted: 5/22/2005 9:39:50 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/22/2005 9:41:40 AM EDT by A_Free_Man]
Why not go the KISS method:



Armalite mount, (avail in 1" and 30mm), which gives proper fwd offset for good eye relief. That is a Leupold Vari-X III, 6.5-20x40. About $90. All one piece, so it gives a solid mounting.

Scope centerline is same height over bore as irons on an A2.
Link Posted: 5/22/2005 2:19:13 PM EDT
The Armalite would be my #2 choice - not as good a QR system as the LaRue, but pretty nice otherwise.
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