Rifle Scopes 20MOA base 56mm obj. ring height? Med High or High

Hasgun Willtravel

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What rings are you guys running. I have a set of mediums on the way, may be too low. Its a NF with a 56mm obj., and a 20 MOA base, medium palma countour...

Was told that Medium highs may not even be enough...
 

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Re: 20MOA base 56mm obj. ring height? Med High or High

Different companies have different names and actual heights but any 1" height ring should work fine for you. It's what I have used on my 56mm S&B on a heavier contour barrel without a problem.
 

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    Re: 20MOA base 56mm obj. ring height? Med High or High

    I'm running IOR lows with a Sightron SIII and a 56mm objective on a Remmy 5R. There is about 1/16-1/8" clearance between the objective bell and the barrel. Not sure I could get away with it on an MTU contour.
     

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    Re: 20MOA base 56mm obj. ring height? Med High or High

    My data above is on a Badger 20 MOA base. If you use a taller base like that on a Templar or a Farrell base then you can get away with shorter rings.
     

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    Re: 20MOA base 56mm obj. ring height? Med High or High

    my 20MOA base is a custom Pierce base, their action is a slightly differant contour on the top than a 700, and seems a bit taller than the norm, but I will find out the hard way.
     

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    Re: 20MOA base 56mm obj. ring height? Med High or High

    A 1" height ring is the safe bet. It will definitely work.