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Prefered scope/barrel clearance

What is the prefered scope/barrel clearance with scope covers?



What is the size of the outside of a 56mm nightforce objective?
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    Unread 02-26-2011, 12:38 PM
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    Re: Prefered scope/barrel clearance

    About 72mm diameter with scope cover.
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    Re: Prefered scope/barrel clearance

    thanks SBruce
    so i would need to get some rings that are .500-.600 high.the barrel is 1.250x30.
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    Re: Prefered scope/barrel clearance

    I just attempted to mount a 56mm NF on a 20 moa base on a very heavy barrel. The medium (1" high) were not quite tall enough. They looked like they might be, but once torqued down there was no clearance.

    NF takes the measurement from the top of the base to the centerline of the ring. Some others use a different measurement.
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    Re: Prefered scope/barrel clearance

    If u look at the rings on midway they give u the hight from base to bottom of scope for most of the rings they have on hand.
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