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dicky0331 11-26-2008 09:21 PM

scope rings
 
I have a quick question. how far apart are the average scope rings?

greenjeans 11-27-2008 12:50 AM

Don't know about an average, but I just went and took a look at several of mine. They range from 3-1/2" to almost 6" depending on the rifle and scope. My bolt actions run further apart than my single shots. The single shots run 3-1/2" to 4-1/2" and the bolt action are 5" to 6". Hope this helps.

Ram Rod 11-27-2008 12:58 PM

Depends on where your mounts need to go. Bolt actions you won't have much choice. Dovetails will vary.

Catfish 11-28-2008 09:29 PM

It doesn`t reall matter as long as your can get the scope mounted where you want it. I`ve had them from just far enough appart to get the adjustment knob between to over 1 foot appart on different guns I`ve had, and they all worked.

dicky0331 12-02-2008 11:11 PM

thanks guys, I was bored at work and was making some alignment tools on the lathe and wanted to make sure they were long enough.


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