Sako s20 base help

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I definitely need some help here. I judt made a deal for a zco scope(so pumped). But unfortunately i cant find a 20 moa mounting solution for my sako s20. It has a separated pic rail machined in. Of course any of their proprietary optilok bases are oss. Does anyone know of something that will work? Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
 

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Tag for info too… its the one thing on this gun keeping me from getting one for the NRLH.

And maybe the fact that the US market doesn’t have 2-stage triggers and heavier contours…. Wft

Sako pretty much invented this problem…
 

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Tag for info too… its the one thing on this gun keeping me from getting one for the NRLH.

And maybe the fact that the US market doesn’t have 2-stage triggers and heavier contours…. Wft

Sako pretty much invented this problem…
They definitely did. Its a excellent gun. Butter smooth and shoots lights out but optilok mounts are unobtainable and nothing in the US seems to work. The bushnell canted rings are great but i cant find them in 36mm.
 

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I have a friend who uses the Burris XTR signature rings that have the moa inserts and they seem to work pretty well for him. I have personally been looking for a base instead of using the ring inserts but the only things I have found are outside the US (if that matters):

I do have to say I love the gun and the ability to switch stocks is nice.

As an aside, is anyone else having trouble with the thumb rests cracking? I am not sure if it is perhaps me overtorquing the screws or something else, but I have had two thumb rests crack so far on the precision stock and am puzzled as to why it is happening.
 

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I have a friend who uses the Burris XTR signature rings that have the moa inserts and they seem to work pretty well for him. I have personally been looking for a base instead of using the ring inserts but the only things I have found are outside the US (if that matters):

I do have to say I love the gun and the ability to switch stocks is nice.

As an aside, is anyone else having trouble with the thumb rests cracking? I am not sure if it is perhaps me overtorquing the screws or something else, but I have had two thumb rests crack so far on the precision stock and am puzzled as to why it is happening.
Pics?
 

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The first two pics are of the older buttstock that I replaced because it seemed kind of "off". The third pic is from the replacement buttstock and I am not sure if the minor crack appeared after I shot it for the first time or it it came like that. It is a 308 so the recoil shouldn't be a factor.

In relation to the original post, I am planning on getting the contessa rail soon and can report back on it if anyone is interested. It looks like it might be the best option for a pic rail.
 

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The first two pics are of the older buttstock that I replaced because it seemed kind of "off". The third pic is from the replacement buttstock and I am not sure if the minor crack appeared after I shot it for the first time or it it came like that. It is a 308 so the recoil shouldn't be a factor.

In relation to the original post, I am planning on getting the contessa rail soon and can report back on it if anyone is interested. It looks like it might be the best option for a pic rail.
Where are you getting it from? I cant find one that ships to the US
 

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The first two pics are of the older buttstock that I replaced because it seemed kind of "off". The third pic is from the replacement buttstock and I am not sure if the minor crack appeared after I shot it for the first time or it it came like that. It is a 308 so the recoil shouldn't be a factor.

In relation to the original post, I am planning on getting the contessa rail soon and can report back on it if anyone is interested. It looks like it might be the best option for a pic rail.
And that’s the Precision stock right?
 

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And that’s the Precision stock right?
Yessir, the precision stock. I have checked everything related to where it connects to the action and nothing seems out of place so I am a bit puzzled by it. I also contacted Beretta and they sent an email about sending it in but I am not sure it would be worth the time that would take if it is something easy to fix or that I am doing wrong when attaching it.
 

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The factory 20 MOA rail is available at Beretta.com

There’s some coupons for $$$ off. $25 off $100, $75 off $250, and others.

 
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I reached out the Near. He does have a solution (at least for a 34mm tube scope I asked about).

Product is: LD34MM BEAST
http://www.trg42.com/alphamount

Has 15MOA built in. Custom MOA available (per his email).
Pictures of the mount with a Nightforce ATACR 7-35x55 (he sent these to me).





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I think this mount will work as well:

Just shy of 5” in length, it’ll span the gap. I have the mount, in hand, and I’m pretty sure it’s going to work great, when I have a new scope (Black Friday???). Rifle is currently wearing a Vudu 5-25x50. Guess I should post a picture how I made that work (stubby little scope)???
 

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The factory 20 MOA rail is available at Beretta.com

There’s some coupons for $$$ of. $25 off $100, $75 off $250, and others.

I found one in the netherlands. Had it in hand in 4 days. Thanks tho
 
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This may bea little late regarding the scope mount issue, but +1 on the mounts made by Near mfg. They are one piece mounts and are true works of art. I was led to them a few years ago when looking for one piece mounts for my Weatherby. Richard Near is a true gentleman and will help you get the correct mount. I just received mine and mounted a Steiner Predator four on my S20. As a side note, they make a small bubble level that screws into the cross mounting bolt. Very cool. Enjoy the S20
 

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I run one of the hunting mounts on my tikka/Vortex LHT. It is indeed a great match.

Would love to know if they work on S20 as well. Someone had 6.5PRC models for $1200.