Rings for my Super Sniper 3-9x42?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by megastink, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. megastink

    megastink Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2011
    what are some good 30mm options for lightweight yet sturdy/reliable rings for my SWFA 3-9x42? Also, what height, if you know the optic. Thanks!
  2. LouBoyd

    LouBoyd Well-Known Member

    Oct 15, 2007
    To "know the optic" isn't nearly as important as knowing the dimensions of the gun it's being mounted on and the dimensions of the face of the person who's going to be shooting it.

    The rings should be the height which will hold the scope centered on the eye of the shooter when the rile is held with a comfortable and stable hold in the shooting style that's going to be used. (standing, prone, bench etc). No one can do that for you, at least not without you being present for fitting.
  3. JimCraig

    JimCraig Member

    Aug 15, 2012
    I highly recommend TPS rings. I've got a SWFA 10x, great scope, and that's what I use and they are very solid rings. Doesn't mean there aren't other good ones out there. They also come in aluminum or steel. In my opinion some of the best rings you can get for the money. I got mine here at the LRH store. I think mine are low height and generally I try to go as low as possible but of course gun and scope base dimensions play a part in that as well as your cheek weld. Hope this helps.
  4. Gus McCrae

    Gus McCrae Well-Known Member

    Mar 16, 2013
    Talley Lightweight's would be worth a look...very solid mounts.

    I've got a set of low's with a 42mm scope with enough room for a set of lens covers.