Tikka scope mounts

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by britz, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. britz

    britz Well-Known Member

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    here is my problem (one of them at least): I have a 300 WSM in a Tikka and topped w/ a Nikon Monarch 5.5-16.5 x 44 AO scope. The scope only has 40 MOA and I would like to be able to shoot out to 1000. THe max range to sight in w/ this rig is only 820 yards ( and that is topping out the scope which I don't want to do).


    I tried to shim the scope under the base on the Weaver style Tikka factory mounts using 3 slivers of aluminum pop can giving me approximatly 15 MOA lift. I started shooting at the range only to find that the shimms were slipping out after only a couple of shots.

    Does anyone have a better Idea for the mounts, or a better way to shim a scope. I don't know where to find a good mount for the Tikka T3. Thanks in advance for your advice. Mark.
     
  2. DONTSTROKEME

    DONTSTROKEME Well-Known Member

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    Try looking here..http://www.kenfarrell.com/TIKKA-T3-1-20.html... if that doesn't work out try looking for Near Manufacturing. I hear they have good luck with oddball manufacturers. Not that Tikka is wierd just not really popular.

    I am not sure if this is what you need, you might contact the company to see if they can help you out.

    Joe Oakes
     

  3. AndrewD2007

    AndrewD2007 Member

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    I would contact Tikka, they helped my friend in a similar situation. There really nice people at Tikka.
     
  4. Inukshuk

    Inukshuk Well-Known Member

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  5. britz

    britz Well-Known Member

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    I tried the website, but I couldn't find mounts on it.

    I ended up purchasing Leupald bases for the T 3 and Buris Signiture rings. I put them on my rifle and the front Luepald/burris merrage was loose. I could easily twist the ring on the base. I proceeded to use a cut piece of Aluminum pop can as a washer to tighten up the base/ ring contact. Any better ideas anyone? Thanks, Mark
     
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    Inukshuk Well-Known Member

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  7. Armed in Utah

    Armed in Utah Well-Known Member

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    Use Burris Signature rings w/plastic inserts......either Zee style w/Weaver style bases or turn in style using Leo two pc bases #54447