Talley Lightweight

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by jon12, Feb 11, 2004.

  1. jon12

    jon12 Well-Known Member

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    Does anybody have any experience with talley's lightweight bases with integral rings? I know talley is known for solid scope mounts, and these should be no different, especially since the base and ring is one peice instead of seperate peices, but I usually the thier regualy 2 peice bases and fixed or QD rings. Also, a pair of lightweight bases w/ integral rings costs quite a bit less than thier regular 2 peice base and and set of thier regular fixed rings. Any input??
    Thanks.
     
  2. Holmes

    Holmes Well-Known Member

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    I just installed a set of these on a pre-64 in 375 H&H.

    Fit and finish are excellent. Alignment was good amd initial lapping demonstrated no need to go any further.

    I have a little Leupold 2x7x33 on the rifle. Only have 60 rounds down with this set-up but no worries so far.

    My intent was to lighten my old M70. It previously wore a large Zeiss and conventional Talley bases and QD rings.

    The only drawback I see is the inability to easily remove the scope and go to iron backups. For my scenario, I needed to lighten up for a high elevation mountain hunt next fall.

    To summarise, very good quality for a ridiculously low price.

    Holler if you have additional questions.

    Good luck.
     

  3. KurtB

    KurtB Well-Known Member

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    Jon, I have used the Talley aluminum rings on two rifles so far. They are very good quality and I am pretty sold on them. The heaviest recoiling rifle has been a 30-338 I had built and they have been fine through several hundred rounds. They are also on Remington Mountain rifle. I am going to order another pair for a Mark V. I like their steel rings a bunch, but the price of these and the light weight make it a pretty easy decision. No other rings of comparative price come close in my opinion. Good luck
     
  4. littletoes

    littletoes Well-Known Member

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    How 'bout some pic's guys?
     
  5. KurtB

    KurtB Well-Known Member

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    I don't have any pictures of them, but you could go to www.talleyrings.com and I think they have pictures of them. At this point Cabela's has them for $35 and I think the price direct from Talley is $39. They have a nice matte finish on them and should be good for a variety of applications.