Frankly, I hate this kind of setup. This windage adjustment is kinda nice at first glance, but all the support ends up coming from the front ring and it's easy to screw up the rear. I'm not really comfortable with the way using the windage adjustment stresses the scope tube.
I strongly prefer Weaver/Picatinny slotted dovetails and the Burris Signature rings with their spherical plastic bushings.
July 29, 2008, 06:31 AM
Thank you for the answer.
July 29, 2008, 08:25 AM
I had a set on a Rem 700 PSS back in 95 or so. One of the rear windage screws came loose and I started having groups that were .3" high, but 3" wide at 100m :fire:. The rear base was drifting under recoil and giving me the spead. After a few ***'s I tightened the base and it settled back in for the rest of the range session. I only use 1913 rails now.
July 29, 2008, 09:14 AM
I only use 1913 rails now.
July 29, 2008, 09:38 AM
Inserting the front ring into the base can be hard (tight). Don't use the scope to do this, you can/may/will bend the scope tube if you do so.
Use a wooden dowel or the like to line up the front ring to the base, then install the rear, align the rings and then install your scope.
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