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Mixing rings and bases??

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Unread 02-05-2014, 02:41 PM
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Mixing rings and bases??

How many of you mix and match rings and bases? I have a tps base and I'm looking at badger rings.
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Unread 02-06-2014, 02:13 AM
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Re: Mixing rings and bases??

When I'm not using a rail or Talley lightweight's, I only use Leupold bases with Burris Signature rings.
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Unread 02-06-2014, 02:30 PM
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Re: Mixing rings and bases??

I wouldn't worry about mixing brands of bases vs brands of rings. As long as the quality is similar and the style is the same you should be fine.

Having said that I try to avoid using Leupold bases any more based on poor QC. The holes in the bases can be off by a significant amount and it can really screw up your scope mounting. I wish Burris made a larger selection but they've pared their offerings WAY down over the last few years.
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Unread 02-07-2014, 06:12 AM
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Re: Mixing rings and bases??

Sounds good, I won't worry about mixing then. Thanks!
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