Simply Triggers
HighLine Firearms
Advertise on Northwest Firearms
Low Price Guns
J&B Firearm Sales
Buster Beaver Cerakote
Southwest Firearms
Gun Deals
Oregon Rifleworks
Defensive Arts
Sporting Systems
Question. I may be buying a “compact” rifle for my daughters elk hunt.
We are looking at the Tikka 6.5.
But due to being compact, does that mean I need to mount a shorter length of scope?
Eye relief doesn't change (except on magnification), and a good 1" tube, 40 or 44mm objective will weigh less than 1lb and not really affect the balance.
I would think compact means shorter barrel, and perhaps a shorter LOP.
I would think the "compact" refers more to the stock than anything else. Should still be a standard short action receiver for the 6.5. Same as a 308/243 etc. My point being that scope mounts/rings should be the same between any other 6.5/308 short action so I don't think it would be necessary to have compact scope.
Southwest Firearms
Sporting Systems
Cerberus Training Group
Copeland Custom Gunworks
Let Freedom Ring
Advertise on Northwest Firearms

Upcoming Events

Oregon Arms Collectors November Gun Show
Portland, OR
Jefferson State Shooting Association Gun Show
Klamath Falls, OR
Wes Knodel Gun Shows
Redmond, OR
Rickreall Winter Gun Show
Rickreall, OR

Latest Resource Reviews

New Classified Ads