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Sako 75 scope mount??

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Unread 04-25-2007, 09:39 AM
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Re: Sako 75 scope mount??

Thanks for the photos. Great looking gun. My Sako 75 is a twin to yours in 338 Win Mag. I like the looks of the Talley system. Do they make any rings that would make it lower. I like my scope to be as low as I can get it.
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    Unread 04-25-2007, 10:15 AM
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    Re: Sako 75 scope mount??

    Well, these that I have are lows and I think that's as low as they go. You could call them I guess to find out if something even lower is available. Personally I don't have any problems with these and my 1" Zeiss, but I realize the exit pupil of a 30mm scope will be just a tad bit higher.

    I too like my scope to be as low as possible. That's what I like about the Conetrols. They are the lowest setup I've seen for a Sako. However, the Conetrols in my experience are a pain in the rear to work with and I believe the Talleys are a better overall system.
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    Re: Sako 75 scope mount??

    I was just on the Burris web site and they have DD base for the Sako 75. It also uses a set screw after you slide the base forward and seat it with a block of wood. The signature rings have an insert like the optilock rings. It looks like they may mount a little lower for the 30mm. Have you heard anything about these rings good or bad.
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    Re: Sako 75 scope mount??

    I've heard both good and bad about the Burris Signature rings. I've used their regular rings, but not the Signatures, so I have no personal experience.

    BTW, what's the objective diameter on the scope you're going to mount?
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    Re: Sako 75 scope mount??

    It is a 4.5x14 30mm with 40 objective.
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    Re: Sako 75 scope mount??

    I love a Stainless gun in a nice wood stock !!

    Anyway , I have a Sako L691 which I think has the same dovetail as the 75 but have never had the chance to compair the two. My Sako is a 300 mag thats setup for long range shooting , I wanted a Piccatinny rail but could never get a clear answer on what would fit so I made my own just got a blank rail milled the taper into it and drilled and tapped my reciever then screwed the base down. Now this setup a little higher than a dove tailed rail would have been I think but it works fine.

    I talked to the folks at Near and they said that their 75 base would probably fit but weren't sure , so I asked if I could get one to try and if it diden't fit could I send it back and they said sure but they would need a crdit card number which I understand then they said that they would charger a $50 restocking fee if I sent it back !!! that did it with me and I will never order anything from them nor will dozens of folks that I deal with.

    Give Glenn Seekins a call he might be making one by now and his bases and top notch
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