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Unread 03-02-2007, 05:57 PM
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Question on ring height

Ok I need some input on what height rings I need to mount my NXS 5.5x22x50 on a trued rem 700 with a #8 contour Lilja straight taper tube. I have a 20 MOA picatinny base already and I'm thinking about using either the badger rings or possibly the Burris extreme rings. I know the badgers are top notch in quality so give me the height you used in a similar setup with them and estimated barrel clearance. ( I want to keep it low as possible ) If you have used the Burris extreme rings then tell me how you like them and if you have a height suggestion let me hear it. Thanks in advance!
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    Re: Question on ring height

    Im not sure what the height mesurement is for the rings you mention, but wit a #8 contour you will need something that mesures at least .92" from scope center to the top of your base.

    Hope this helps,
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    Re: Question on ring height

    Hey Glen, Ive got a combo for you. Ive got a NXS 56mm in the mail, and puting the meatal together on a Lawton 7000, with his 20 MOA steel rail, and sendero contour barrel. What height will I need? Please tell me you know! No one else knows. The rail on these is as tall or taller than a Farrel.

    Thanks and I will see you in Wenachee.

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    Re: Question on ring height

    With the 56, I would say the 1 inch rings. I have a 3.5-15x56 with 20 moa rail mounted on my Sendero. The 1 inch rings give me good clearance...
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    Unread 03-03-2007, 07:25 PM
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    Re: Question on ring height

    "The rail on these is as tall or taller than a Farrel."

    If the rail is that high you could probably get away with low .82-.85 height rings. That is assuming the rail is as high as i think it is [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

    I will be building rails for the 7000 here shortly. I just need to catch up on some other stuff first. My rails will be very low.
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    Re: Question on ring height

    Glen,

    Looking at mine above, would I be better off with the .85 rings ?

    Thanks Sendero
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    Re: Question on ring height

    Thanks glen. How soon is soon. I have another on order and would much rather get a bit closer to the bore. Thanks again.

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