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heckbill 02-22-2013 01:54 AM

Which ring mounts
 
I'm building a 6.5 Grendel and am going to mount a Konus 6.5x25x40 on it. I know they are the 30mm rings but I am confused Which highth of rings I need. Medium or high or extra high? Medium says it will fit up to 40 mm.Which this scope is.. Just wondered what others were using.
Thanks

Txhillbilly 02-23-2013 02:03 AM

I take it your building the Grendel on an AR15 platform. There are several ways you can go about it.
The easiest would be use a 1pc mount like a Burris P.E.P.R. scope mount or use an extended riser to mount standard scope rings on. It's hard to mount a scope forward enough without using these types of mounts on the upper rail.

I have a Burris mount on my 458 SOCOM,but I prefer to use a riser/rings.This type of mount raises the scope up too far off the rifle for my taste.

http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/a...COM/006-17.jpg

http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/a...COM/005-15.jpg

I used a Weaver Extended riser and medium Burris Signature Zee rings on my LR-260 AR10.

http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/a...gton/007-1.jpg

JTJ 02-23-2013 03:35 AM

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This is a 30mm scope in forward offset rings. It is the same height as the irons if they were on there.

heckbill 02-23-2013 01:52 PM

Thanks...this gave me a few ideas...

antikythera 07-19-2013 02:48 PM

you would need medium 30 mm rings. when you reach about 50mm then it would be high rings.


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