Which Burris Mounts Low or Medium Vortex 6-24x50 PST

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by farmer7, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. farmer7

    farmer7 Member

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    Can anyone definitely tell me which mounts I need for Vortex 6-24x50 PST, im going to use Burris Signature Zee Rings with the plastic inserts on a 0MOA Picatinny Rail.

    I would like enough space between the barrel to fit a Butler Creek cap.

    Im maybe thinking I would get away with low???? Any thoughts?

    Any input appreciated! Thanks.
     
  2. lhouston78

    lhouston78 Well-Known Member

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    I dont know with a 0 moa base but with a 20 and 30 moa I use lows and have enough room to put caps on with a varmint barrel.
     
  3. farmer7

    farmer7 Member

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    Thanks for the reply, just what I wanted to hear!
     
  4. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    Medium is what you hear from me.
     
  5. farmer7

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    Hi sidecar, do you have experience of that or a similar combination?

    I just want to get it right as I'm buying online!
     
  6. FEENIX

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  7. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    Most companies will give you the dimension from the base to the bottom of the ring (lowermost point in the half circle). What I do is set the firearm in a gun mount (I use a Tipton) at eye level and hold the scope at the approximate installed height and then use a scale to measure the approximate distance from the base/rail/receiver top, to the bottom of the tube. Then you know what will work and what don't.

    I quit guesssing a long time ago. No reason to have rings in the drawer that I don't use. Warne and Talley list theirs on their websites. Not sure about Burris as I don't care for the insert rings.
     
  8. JeffP40

    JeffP40 Well-Known Member

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    I have the Viper in 6.5-20 with Vortex rings that are .250", my 1" med zee rings and my set of 30mm high sigs all appear to give about 3/16" clearance. My objective bell is about 2" outside dia.
     
  9. farmer7

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    Thanks to everyone who replied. And thanks for chart FEENIX and the measurements Jeff.

    I'll try the mediums I think.