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What height rings do I need?

Discussion in 'Gear & Accessories' started by sprink, Jun 18, 2014.

  1. sprink

    sprink Battle Ground, WA Member

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    I bought a rifle awhile ago and finally just ordered a Vortex PST 6-24x50 scope that I haven't received yet. My question is what are the shortest rings I can use? I've been eyeing the Seekins low .82" or medium low .87" rings in particular. I also haven't decided wether to go with a 0 moa or 20 moa base so any input on either or both as far as ring height goes would be appreciated. Thanks:)
     
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    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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  3. sprink

    sprink Battle Ground, WA Member

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    stmcelroy Madras, OR Well-Known Member

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    The height of the base will make a huge difference, much more so than the .05" of the rings. Rule of thumb for me is low with 40mm and medium with 50mm, but if you have a high base(EGW, etc) then you can still get away with lows normally.