Picatinny vs DNZ style integrated base.

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by emmagator, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. emmagator

    emmagator Well-Known Member

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    Like the title says, which do you prefer and why? I understand you get alot of adjustment with the picatinny, but is that all? Thanks
     
  2. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    I have rail type mounts for level and cos. So that space helps me
     

  3. BountyHunter

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    DNZ are zero MOA built in while picatannys can be obtained with 20, 30 and 40 MOA.

    You would be wise for LR to use the 20 + MOA picatanny.

    you can add an ACI and rail mounted scope level to the picatanny, while you cannot on the DNZ.

    BH
     
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    emmagator Well-Known Member

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    I beleive i need about 24MOA to get to a 1000yrds. A viper pst gives me 68 total moa, so why would i need a 20 moa base?
     
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  5. Loner

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    Regardless of either's attributes the picatinny or weaver mounts are so popular their
    versatility alone makes them the better choice. Not to mention the 1/4 moa return to
    zero most of the better one piece mounts deliver.
     
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  7. emmagator

    emmagator Well-Known Member

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  8. sp6x6

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    I have a rail type on all, and that way it is easy to switch optics from one to another if you need
     
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    I wouldnt be switching optics around. Do picatinny rails with rings usually sit a little higher than a standard setup?
     
  10. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    No the front bell will have similar clearance to barrel,based on ring height, most of my rings are lows or med. they vary from manufacture