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#191684 - 04/06/18 01:11 AM How many scope rings...
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...and why?

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#191685 - 04/06/18 05:07 AM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: Snyd]
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3 looks right.
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#191687 - 04/06/18 06:08 AM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: magman]
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I use 3 on heavy recoiling guns. Some guys use 4. 50% more support and grip friction around the tube. I have seen scopes flex or slip with 2 rings. I like 2 in the front as the moment arm produced by recoil is greater away from the fulcrum of the grip. I also mount scopes with the scope turret front pushed tight against the mid ring to prevent the scope from creeping forward under recoil.
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#191689 - 04/06/18 07:34 AM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: billa]
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HOW MANY RINGS? AS MANY AS YOU CAN GET ON THERE! WITH THE WARNE MAXIMA RINGS ITS 3, WITH THE SSK RINGS ITS 4. YOU CAN CARRY "SPARE" RINGS IN YOUR POCKET OR ON YOUR SCOPE, ME I LOAD UP THE SCOPE.
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#191691 - 04/06/18 08:01 AM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: 45MAN]
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 Originally Posted By: 45MAN
HOW MANY RINGS? AS MANY AS YOU CAN GET ON THERE! WITH THE WARNE MAXIMA RINGS ITS 3, WITH THE SSK RINGS ITS 4. YOU CAN CARRY "SPARE" RINGS IN YOUR POCKET OR ON YOUR SCOPE, ME I LOAD UP THE SCOPE.


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#191693 - 04/06/18 09:36 AM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: 45MAN]
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AS MANY AS YOU CAN GET ON THERE!


Yup, on the heavy kickers more is better.
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#191697 - 04/06/18 10:22 AM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: s4s4u]
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I used to put 3 rings on all of my heavy kickers, until I discovered Tactical scope rings...I've had great success with 2 tactical scope rings

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#191698 - 04/06/18 10:22 AM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: s4s4u]
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3 should be fine on the 4x because it's light enough that it doesn't get the same forces on it as a heavier scope like the 2.5x8. BTW you can mount 4 rings with the 2.5x8 but you have to take a dremmel tool and mill a dish in the front of the TSOB base to allow the bell to clear the base.
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#191705 - 04/06/18 01:40 PM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: 45MAN]
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 Originally Posted By: 45MAN
HOW MANY RINGS? AS MANY AS YOU CAN GET ON THERE! WITH THE WARNE MAXIMA RINGS ITS 3, WITH THE SSK RINGS ITS 4. YOU CAN CARRY "SPARE" RINGS IN YOUR POCKET OR ON YOUR SCOPE, ME I LOAD UP THE SCOPE.


No arguments from me. Use as many as you can. Just make sure they are identical rings of the exact size and I.D.
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#191706 - 04/06/18 02:53 PM Re: How many scope rings... [Re: billa]
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Exactly!
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