talley LW ring bases vs. DNZ one peice

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by jpeaston, Jan 5, 2010.

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  1. jpeaston

    jpeaston Well-Known Member

    Jan 5, 2010
    I have a rem 700 Alaskan Ti in 25-06 and am trying to decide on what to use to mount my Leupold VX-3 4-14x40 1 inch tube on. Just wanted to get some expert opinions, thanks in advance.

    This rifle is set up to be a light weight backpack rig for the small deer here in
    California with some mid range capabilities, 300-600 yards.

    Talley LW Long action Low or the DNZ one piece?
  2. Moman

    Moman Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2008
    Have never tried the DNZ's but we do have the Talleys on two lightweight rifles. One is a 700 in 300 WM and the other is an Abolt II in 270 WSM. They have worked out well on both of these rifles, no complaints.
  3. Dr. Vette

    Dr. Vette Well-Known Member

    Dec 30, 2009
    I installed a set of Talleys on a Weatherby this year. They required a LOT of lapping to get anywhere near where I wanted them. That did not impress me. Otherwise they worked fine.

    I found out about the DNZ mount later, and the fact both ends will be aligned no matter what is appealing.

    However, I personally prefer the Burris Signature rings.
  4. tpbscha

    tpbscha Well-Known Member

    Dec 18, 2007
    I have DNZ mounts on 2 AR-15's and I really like them. Lightweight, but very beefy.