Mounting Scopes @#$%^&*(

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I hate it too I finally had someone don't for me.

The last scope I bought on here I went in and asked a local if the would install it if I bought rings, they said yes, when I went in I asked if they wouldn't mind putting my previous scope on my other rifle and my new one on my 223, the old upgrade hand me down. He had no problem doing it and was done in minutes

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No....I like Warne rings and they are all I use if I'm dealing with a Weaver/Picatinny base. In the pic they looked like those terrible Weaver rings that have a hook on one side and the screws on the other. I never could mount a scope straight in those. The Warne rings pose their own problems though and it helps to have a third hand.
 
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Vertically split rings apply uneven pressure and can cause scope damage and tracking problems. This is a known issue.
That's interesting. I've never had a tracking or damage issue using Warne rings. I do use an inch pounds torque wrench though. I could see if you tighten the top too much you could cause damage but I think that would apply to horizontal split rings too.

I've used Warne rings for years and they are the only ring I've ever used that not once caused a mark on any of my scopes.
 

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Man i feel your pain.. when i mount a scope, I have bubble levels, plumb bob strings hanging outside at 50 yards, to check level,, feeler gauges measuring the gaps in my rings, lapping bars,,, more lapping,, checking eye relief,,resetting eye relief,,then i give up and take a break and try again later, never really satisfied. eventually i am happy. it sometimes is a 2 day process. LOL
 
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Ha, I have gone as far as using a laser to make sure that the barrel/receiver were lined up right. Didn't help a bit, but it did show me that I had the scope base holes lined up the the front sight mounting hole so the holes were drilled right. (Ya, I lost one excuse right there o_O)

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