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scope rings

Post by ihavethetools » Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:22 pm

Handling the stock scope rings that came with my 350LE doesn't have me feeling good about them. Any advice on which rings to upgrade with ? Thanks all.
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Re: scope rings

Post by flightattendant100 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:42 pm

Leupold rifleman rings. They are nice rings, and wont break the bank. I know the feeling about the factory rings.

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Post by Normous » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:53 pm

X2 on the Rifleman rings.
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Re: scope rings

Post by WVCBH » Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:38 pm

I really like the Weaver Quad Lock rings :-)
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Re: scope rings

Post by Deaf jeff » Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:03 pm

my vote goes to the Burris zee rings, all steel with torx type screws.

steel screws into aluminum threads are not a good combination....just my opinion
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Re: scope rings

Post by nyexhunter » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:04 pm

I have an XB30 scope and am very happy with the Vortex Viper scope rings, the 30mm low; part # VPR - 30L.
I prefer the lowest scope mount position I can get on all my rifles as well as my Xbow. That way I can keep my head tight to the stock when shooting; never been a fan of cheek pieces to elevate head in line with scope.

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Post by longbow joe » Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:11 pm

Image[/URL] Weaver six bolt (torx) medium one inch tactical rings no move ....ever .overkill maby . No move ever... worth 40 bucks for sure.
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Re: scope rings

Post by rein1 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:15 pm

Deaf jeff wrote:my vote goes to the Burris zee rings, all steel with torx type screws.

steel screws into aluminum threads are not a good combination....just my opinion
X2 ,, Steel screws and aluminum threads aren't a reliable combo

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Post by ThackMan » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:13 pm

The Weaver 1" Lever-Lok quick release rings I originally bought for my muzzle loader are worlds better than the aluminum Excalibur rings. (Torx screws for one) And only $36.45 USD.
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Re: scope rings

Post by racking up points » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:24 am

Use Leupold Rifleman rings with confidence. The idea that a steel fastener is somehow detrimental to an aluminum ring is a non factor here because you're not torquing the screw down enough to strip the tapped hole and I haven't seen galvanic bonding.

Keep in mind guys, we are shooting crossbows here, not .300 WIN mags. I have never had an issue ever and they are about 1/2 the weight of a steel ring. If using something twice as heavy appeals to you, I suggest topping it off your bow with a Hawke scope :lol:
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Re: scope rings

Post by racking up points » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:29 am

rein1 wrote:
Deaf jeff wrote:my vote goes to the Burris zee rings, all steel with torx type screws.

steel screws into aluminum threads are not a good combination....just my opinion
X2 ,, Steel screws and aluminum threads aren't a reliable combo

What fastens your limbs to your riser and your riser to the rail?
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Re: scope rings

Post by Deaf jeff » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:27 am

racking up points wrote:
rein1 wrote:
Deaf jeff wrote:my vote goes to the Burris zee rings, all steel with torx type screws.

steel screws into aluminum threads are not a good combination....just my opinion
X2 ,, Steel screws and aluminum threads aren't a reliable combo

What fastens your limbs to your riser and your riser to the rail?
just curious here...could this aluminum threads and steel screws have anything to do with all the comments about crossbow screws loosening up?
when i have a choice i will use what gives me the most confidence. to each his own
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Re: scope rings

Post by foofoo » Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:47 pm

Leupold PRW-S never let me down. pick up a wheeler torque wrench and youll never have issues stripping threads.with scope rings steel screws into aluminum only need like 12-15 inch pounds. steel to steel 17-25inch pounds depending on ring brand and suggested manufacturer specs.not a big fan of loctite. rather run the screws though once to clean up the treads and use a drop of oil or string wax. that will help you get proper torque. coating the screw helps with slowing the galvanic process.

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Re: scope rings

Post by ihavethetools » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:29 pm

I'll be putting a Hawke XB 1 on my bow. I have a Munch Mount on it. Would I be OK with medium mounts or should I go with low mounts ? Just worried the low ones will not have enough clearance.
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Re: scope rings

Post by paulaboutform » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:50 pm

I have a number of different rings on different bows. I'm very impressed with both the Burris Signature Zee Rings and the Vortex Rings. I also quite like my Monstrum Tactical Cantilevered Rings with the picatinny top for attaching my laser sight which works very well.

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