Seekins Precision or Nightforce Standard Duty

fnlights

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Does anyone have any experience with both of these? I am looking for a picatinny base for my Bergara Premier Highlander 300 Win Mag. Trying to decide between 0 MOA or a 20 MOA base. Seems like there isn't really any harm in getting the 20 MOA?

I am not sure if the Nightforce Standard can withstand the recoil without the built in recoil lug like the Seekins. I don't mind spending the extra money on the Seekins if there is a benefit!

Also, I know nothing about this, is it worth bedding the base?
 

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Yes, worth bedding the one-piece scope rail to the top of the receiver. Easy and can only be beneficial.

Never owned a Nightforce base, but own a couple of the Seekins bases. If Seekins makes a one-piece rail with the intergral recoil lug for your receiver, it would be HARD to do any better with respect to staying put where mounted on your receiver.

If you're gonna shoot past 6-700yds, might as well go with the 20moa base. Won't hurt a thing.

If you'll never shoot past 300yds, go with the 0moa.
 

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Yes, worth bedding the one-piece scope rail to the top of the receiver. Easy and can only be beneficial.

Never owned a Nightforce base, but own a couple of the Seekins bases. If Seekins makes a one-piece rail with the intergral recoil lug for your receiver, it would be HARD to do any better with respect to staying put where mounted on your receiver.

If you're gonna shoot past 6-700yds, might as well go with the 20moa base. Won't hurt a thing.

If you'll never shoot past 300yds, go with the 0moa.
From what I have seen online, bedding doesn't look that hard at all.

Yeah Seekins rail with the recoil lug is around $105, which isn't bad.
 

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I have the Seekins in 20 MOA on my Bergara. I figured I would rather have that option of more MOA if needed. I have never ran a Nightforce I’m sure it will be a solid option as well.
 

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fnlights

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I have the Seekins in 20 MOA on my Bergara. I figured I would rather have that option of more MOA if needed. I have never ran a Nightforce I’m sure it will be a solid option as well.
That looks like a sweet set up! Is that also the Highlander?

Did you bed the base? If so, what did you use?
 

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I run a NF rail and rings on my 30-28 with no problem. Both the base and rings are bedded i bed all mine now doesn't matter the brand.
 

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NF makes great stuff! Having said that there is not a thing wrong with Vortex either.

Definitely go with the 20 MOA.....always nice to have options
 
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