56mm nightforce and sendero

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by bobcat trapper, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. bobcat trapper

    bobcat trapper Well-Known Member

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    Ive got a 56mm nightforce on the way for a Sendero2 I was wondering how tall of rings I need to get it to clear? I'm looking into a nightforce 20 moa direct mount. My guess is probably the high mount.
     
  2. kbaerg

    kbaerg Well-Known Member

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    There is a website out there that can assist you if you can measure. Something in the Google search of "scope ring height calculator" should get you there. I have used it and found it to be pretty close.
     

  3. LONGSHOOTER

    LONGSHOOTER Well-Known Member

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    I have pic rail and rings, and need 1 1/8". I measured the 1 1/8" rings when installed, to see if I could use 1" rings, and realized I would not have enough clearance to use the bikini rubbers. So 1 1/8" it is.
     
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  4. C.O. Shooter

    C.O. Shooter Well-Known Member

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    I had to go back through one of my old posts but found it!

    "According to Nightforce, if using a 20 moa bases and medium rings .885, a 56mm will fit on a Sendero/light varmint contour, but will not fit my Palma contour."

    When trying to decide on scope objectives for my build, I talked to nightforce and that is what they said! I went with badger rings @.885 which is their medium. However, .885 is nightforces low rings.

    This is the thread: http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f18/i-seek-opinions-nightforce-options-97251/
     
  5. marinetowgunner

    marinetowgunner Well-Known Member

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  6. SLEDGE HAMMER

    SLEDGE HAMMER Well-Known Member

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    The 20 moa medium direct mount will give you about 5mm clearance with a 56 NF objective .
     
  7. teflonhunter

    teflonhunter Well-Known Member

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    56mm NXS worked with NF Ultralight lows and 20* EGW rail with plenty of clearance.