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Old 03-18-2011, 06:09 PM
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Vortex or Nightforce ultralight rings

So I am looking at mounting a 6.5-20x 44mm Vortex Viper. It will be on a rem 700 with a nightforce picatinny rail. I think the low ring height will work (?) for both types of rings. The choice is between the Vortex scope rings ( Vortex 30mm Precision Matched Rings Picatinny-Style Matte Low - MidwayUSA ) or the nightforce ultralights ( Nightforce 30mm Ultralite Picatinny-Style Rings Matte Low - MidwayUSA ). With the vortex I like the lifetime warrenty and the fact that there are no big knobby bolts. But Im unsure of their quality. The nightforce rings have such a great reputation. Both look like they have a recoil cross bolt lug. so I was just curious what people thought of these two options, thank you.
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:20 AM
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Re: Vortex or Nightforce ultralight rings

The Vortex rings are made by Glen Seekins of Seekins Precision - they are good rings!!

NightForce UltraLight rings are my favorites - they are bomb proof!!!



Either set of rings will do you right, but I'd go with the NightForce.
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Old 03-19-2011, 06:18 PM
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Re: Vortex or Nightforce ultralight rings

I like both, if in a scabbard I like Seeking
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:50 PM
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Re: Vortex or Nightforce ultralight rings

I do plan on using an eberlestock gunslinger 2 pack, so I was just curious if there was a quality difference or some performance difference that put one over the other. I also plan on putting the seekins sling rail system on the hs stock I have for this rifle as well http://www.seekinsprecision.com/index_p.php?p=srs

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