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Raywise2 06-27-2012 11:13 AM

5/16 or 8mm dovetail
 
I have a jc Higgins model 29 and the dovetail is smaller than a 3/8. It measures 5/16 or 8mm. Anyone out there find scope rings or mounts to accommodate that?

mountainman13 06-27-2012 02:04 PM

Is it a .22?

c3shooter 06-27-2012 02:36 PM

Yes, it is a .22, made by High Standard (strange looking stocks) Unfortunately, you have a problem. The only scope mounts I know of that will readily fit that are for the dinky little 15mm 4X scopes. There have been folks that have found ways to adapt mounts, but that rifle DID use a different spacing on the grooves.

mountainman13 06-27-2012 02:39 PM

Ah. Then I guess standard .22 scope mounts aren't gonna work. Thanks for the info.

hiwall 06-27-2012 02:55 PM

It could be drilled and tapped for scope mounts or a 3/8" rail.

W. C. Quantrill 06-27-2012 04:23 PM

http://www.highstandard.com/contact-us/registration.html

Here is their page, at the bottom of the page is their complete contact info. Give them a call, they probably have the correct mounts.

Raywise2 07-01-2012 06:02 AM

Thanks looks like what I need.


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