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Old 01-11-2010, 06:43 PM
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Recommended rings

I'm looking for rings with the proper amount of angle in them to get me out to 1000. Any recommendations? I've got a Burris FFII 4.5x14X42 that has 40 inches of adjustment at 100 yds. Will drop 245 inches at 1000. I know the scope isn't the best but its what I have right now until I can upgrade.

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Old 01-11-2010, 06:54 PM
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Re: Recommended rings

Try the Burris Signature Select rings, they have the plastic inserts that allow you to put in whatever amount of cant you actually need.

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Old 01-11-2010, 07:39 PM
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Re: Recommended rings

The Burris Signature Zee are very nice and do allow you to add angle like a 10 or 20 MOA base as well as protecting the scope from ring marks and torque on the tube.
The only issue I have had with them is that they must be retorqued after any extremely cold weather exposure ( in the teens or single digits F ). Apparently the plastic contracts at a higher rate than the steel ring causing the rings to act loose. I have had this issue with two sets . A simple re torque fixes the problem.

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Old 01-11-2010, 11:00 PM
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Re: Recommended rings

+1 Burris Signature Rings. Have them on both my rifles:

My 280 - Updated!

My 308 1k Rifle - The Evolution Continues!
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:39 PM
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Re: Recommended rings

Hey bearhntr,
I just went through this myself. I changed scopes on my 700P 7RM from a 1" Vari-X III 4.5-14X40 to a 30mm Vari-X III 6.5-20X50 LR/T and wanted to get all the elevation that I could and yet keep the scope as low to the barrel as possible.
I went with Leupold's STD 20MOA Long Range Matte Base (51732) and Burris Signature Dovetail High Matte Black rings (420581) with a -20 insert in the front ring and +20 in the rear.
I can't remember the exact number of up clicks that I have available but after counting and converting them into MOA and running it through JBM, this set up gets me out past 1500yds.
Probably more elevation than I will ever need but I wanted to see if it could be done without spending $300 by going the Picatinny ("Tactical") route. As far as I know this is the cheapest way to add MOA to your setup. Total price; approx. $85.00 including tax & shipping.
I have used the Burris Signatures before on another rifle and they are solid performers. No thrills or flashy name, they just work. JohnnyK
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Old 01-12-2010, 12:18 AM
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Re: Recommended rings

I got Burris Signatures on every scope I own.

Tarey
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Old 01-12-2010, 01:32 PM
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Re: Recommended rings

Where can you get just the inserts at?
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