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Unread 02-05-2006, 07:36 PM
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EAW rings and bases

Does any one know of a EAW dealer in canada. Looking for detachable rings for my anchutz and my wierauch 22 hornet.
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    Unread 02-06-2006, 12:38 PM
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    Re: EAW rings and bases

    Varmicide,
    Unless you're absolutely set on EAW, I would recommend get something less over-complicated and more robust/reliable.

    I started with EAW swing mounts on my 1st Sauer 202. I found I was having to rezero by about 1 click every morning when the rifle received rough-ish handling. Got rid of them and went for something simple and robust (and cheaper!)...problem solved.
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    Unread 02-06-2006, 06:41 PM
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    Re: EAW rings and bases

    so what product did you end up using rather than the eaw
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    Unread 02-07-2006, 12:56 PM
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    Re: EAW rings and bases

    Ended up with 2 piece warne weaver style bases and TPS rings. Seriously robust in comparison! ...and much cheaper!

    edited to add a pic, the setup looked fine to my eye (sold the rifle now):

    ....hope this helps; over here EAW mounts are talked of as some sort of 'Holy Grail'amongst mounts, I just can't understand it, way too complicated and fragile.....perhaps I'm just left a bit 'anti EAW' after my experience of them [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] .....didn't mention the other downside is that they are seriously high too...almost set your scope up high enough to double duty as a carrying handle!
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    Unread 02-08-2006, 04:18 PM
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    Re: EAW rings and bases

    I have to second what Matt said, EAW to many parts, problems with them shooting loose.
    But if you are set on some i can send you some over from Germany.
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    Unread 02-12-2006, 02:19 PM
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    Re: EAW rings and bases

    Have you still got the scope on that rifle brown dog?

    Looks just like my PMI? that I still am not 100% sure about the clk values on elevation.
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