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Colt marked, 30mm Cantilever Scope Mount any good?

Discussion in 'Scopes & Optics' started by 2A2Dend, May 7, 2016.

  1. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    colt-competition-rifle-mount.jpg

    This is the scope mount that come on the Colt AR15 I just bought. Does anyone have any knowledge of them? I'm leery. Should I look into better.

    Thanks for the input.
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2016
  2. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    Junk?
    That's sort of what I was thinking :rolleyes:
     
  3. Boboclown

    Boboclown North Carolina Well-Known Member

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    If it works it works. Only way to find out is to take it to the range. I see more good reviews on it than bad.

    But... If you want a good scope mount, look at ADM. Burris PEPR scope mounts are good for the money too, but ADM is better IMO.
     
  4. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    I know Colt puts them on their rifles for use in 3 gun comps!

    And I know the one I have works great, never a problem with it.
     
  5. DingDongMF

    DingDongMF Beaverton Member

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    There is nothing wrong with it. Some people will scoff at it not being QD but if it serves your purposes it will be fine.
     
  6. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    I have to agree. At least on the QD.
    My only concern is the rings have just one fastener per side. 64 in/lb/screw "should be" plenty. Short of that, the quality is comparable to the best high dollar mounts.

    My researching scope mounts (these days) find that a minimum of two screws/side seem standard. I think I'll give it a go. The price was right. QD is not a concern. I can always change it out, later if need be.

    Thanks all for the replies!
     
  7. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    I bought some $20 eBay mounts... They worked as good as $100 mounts.

    No reason this won't work fine for you.