8-40 Scope Base

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Landry308, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. Landry308

    Landry308 New Member

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    First post, been lurking awhile.

    Just got new rifle McWhorter Custom 300 RUM on Rem 700 action, McMillan BDL stock. It came with 8-40 holes for the bases. I use a tight cheek weld, so my goal is to get the scope mounted as low as I can (probably LUP VXL 4.5-14x50 with CDS). Would like to stick to picatinny style base, don't need 20 MOA cant, etc. My questions is : What bases come ready for 8-40 screws without mods, and without the extra height that comes with cant. I am aware of the Leupold 2pc, what others are available?

    Alternately, who could modify bases to take 8-40 screws, quick and reasonable ? Maybe some of the 'smiths on this site have some in stock?

    Thanks
     
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    ackleyfan Well-Known Member

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    dig Well-Known Member

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    2nd on Murphey and the 10 MOA is a great option, not too much to angle! Great work will try the titanium model on my next build.
     
  6. lngrnghunter

    lngrnghunter Well-Known Member

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    TPS bases