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Rank 1
Vortex Optics Pro Series Riflescope Rings - 1 inch - Low...
  • These Vortex Pro Series Rings position the center of the...
  • The finishing touch to your rifle and optic combination. Pro...
  • Streamlined, lightweight and durable, these rings use four...
  • Fits Weaver and Picatinny Rails.
  • Weight (Per Ring): 39.9 Grams - 1.41 oz
Rank 2
Vortex Optics Sport Cantilever 30mm Mount - 2-Inch Offset
  • Use this cantilever mount for mounting 30 mm telescopic...
  • The 2-inch offset of this cantilever mount positions the...
  • The cantilever ring mount positions the center of the...
  • Aluminum construction
  • Weighs 6.7 ounces
Rank 3
Modkin 1 Inch Scope Rings, 2 Pieces High Profile Scope...
  • 【Perfect for All 21mm Picatinny/ Weaver Rails】Modkin 4...
  • 【Hollowed-Out Design & Built-In Tape Protection】Design...
  • 【Premium Aircraft Aluminum, Solid & Durable】Precision...
  • 【Rail Clamp Screw Design & Easy To Install】With 1 Rail...
  • 【4 Set Of Two Styles 1 inch Scope Rings】2 Pieces Medium...
Rank 4
Monstrum Slim Profile Series Offset Cantilever Picatinny...
  • Dual ring scope mount for mounting standard 1 inch tube...
  • Slim profile design offers the weight of lightweight scope...
  • Mounts to any flat top Picatinny rail equipped rifle
  • 2 inches of forward extension allows extra flexibility for...
  • 5 ounces in weight and 5 inches in total length, with a base...
Rank 5
Aero Precision Ultralight 30mm Scope Mount, Extended,...
  • Rear ring is pushed forward 1" for better eye relief
  • Designed for mil-spec upper receivers with 1913 Picatinny...
  • 6061 T6 extruded aluminum construction
  • MIL-A-Type 3 black hard-coat anodize
  • Department Name: Unisex-Adult
Rank 6
American Defense AD-RECON 30 STD Riflescope Optic Mount,...
  • Does not require proprietary tools for adjustment
  • Can be adjusted with your finger or a flat blade screwdriver
  • Lever can be configured to lock to the front or the rear
  • Superior clamping surface to insure maximum rail engagement
  • The AD-Recon works with scopes with Objective Housings as...
Rank 7
Aero Precision Ultralight 30mm Scope Mount, Extended, FDE...
  • 6061 T6 Extruded Aluminum Construction
  • Standard Scope Mount Profile
  • Mil-Spec 1913 Picatinny Rails Upper Receiver
  • 15 In-Lbs Screw Torque
Rank 8
Warne Scope Mounts MFG QD XSKEL34TW QD XSKEL 34MM Black...
  • Patent pending Dual Quick Detach levers for fast...
  • Lightweight, skeletonized aluminum body and caps to reduce...
  • #8 Torex style fasteners with steel threaded inserts to...
Rank 9
Midwest Industries 30mm QD Scope Mount with 1.5" Offset
  • this is a nationwide distributor of firearms and shooting...
  • The country of origins United States
  • Midwest Industries, QD Scope Mount, 30mm, with 1.5" Offset,...
Rank 10
Modkin Scope Rings, Rifle Scope Mount High Profile Scope...
  • Double scope ring mount for Picatinny/ Weaver Rail (21mm).
  • Design in hollowed-out configuration between the ring and...
  • Built-in tape inside per rings to prevent from marring the...
  • The ring is for most scopes which are in 1 inch / 25.4mm...
  • With 1 rail clamp screw and 2 scope clamp screw per side,...

Buyer's Guide

Scope Mounts - Choosing the Right Type For Your Rifle

Scope mounts are typically used to attach other kinds of optical sights to firearms in a manner to allow the user to have a better eye-level view of their surroundings. Scopes are designed to improve the user's ability to hit their targets at longer ranges and with greater precision. There are various kinds of scopes on the market today and there are a variety of models that can be bought for different purposes. The scope itself is generally designed for just one of two kinds of mounts, which are classified as fixed mounts for rings or rails, and scopes for handheld scope rings or scopes intended for gas-powered airsoft guns. In addition, scope rings can also be attached to firearms for the purpose of mounting accessories such as red dot sights.

For users who prefer to have more flexibility in their scope mounts, there are different types of removable mount systems that are available. These different types of mount systems are commonly made from different materials. For example, there are scope mount systems that are constructed from lightweight materials such as plastics and they are also often manufactured from heavy duty rubber. Some scope mounts also come in a rigid form and these are often manufactured from high-carbon stainless steel.

Rifles also have scope mounts that can be used to improve the accuracy of the trajectory of the weapon when it is fired. In order for a rifle to have a good trajectory, it must be mounted on a shooting platform that has been adjusted to the right height. This way, the bullet will hit its target at the right distance. There are various different kinds of height adjustment platforms that can be used in conjunction with different kind of rifles, including the Bushmaster, Remington, Stag, Tippman and X-frame rifles. The elevation adjustments of these rifles are done using rifle brackets.

Scopes also need to be mounted on effective scope bases that can hold them firmly in place. Scopes now come in two different kinds: digital and optical. The digital scoped scopes are more commonly used by hunters because they can quickly detect a moving target. On the other hand, an optical scope mount uses fiber optics that enables the hunter to have a clear view at long distances. The optical scopes are the most widely used in hunting both big game and small game. Some scope mounts also use Picatinny rails to intensify the magnification of the gun.

The scopes objective lens is what will be used to focus the optics tube on to its intended target. Scopes of this type generally come in two different sizes: Small tube and large tube. The small tube is commonly used for the smaller game such as squirrels and rabbits while the large tube is often utilized for bigger game such as deer. If you wish to buy a scope for your hunting gun, you may require it to be one of these two sizes.

There are basically two kinds of scope mounts that you can choose from: bolt-on and slide-in. Bolt-on mounts secure the scope to the rifle's rail using a bull nose fastener which is then locked in place by the use of a locking nut. Slide-in mounts are secured by attaching the tube to the end of the gun and then mounting it on to the front or side of the base. All of these different types of mounting techniques allow you to adjust the distance of the reticule of the scope in accordance with the wind. However, it is important that the adjustments are made in a way that is compatible with the housing that holds the telescope as well.

Some scopes now come with red dots for better seeing targets at close quarters. You can opt to use either red dots or green dots but it is best to opt for red dot if you can afford it or if you have a scope that comes with a red dot reticule. Green dots work quite effectively as well but they do not produce as clear images as the red dots do. Either way, both of the types will produce clearer images than anything else. If your primary goal is accuracy and speed, then you should go for the best scope that has a fastening mechanism that is reliable. As far as reliability is concerned, all types will have been made by reputable companies and will be compatible with all types of military weapons.

In general, one piece mounts work well with military styled rifles because their tubes are long enough to pass through most obstructions without touching the other material. It is important that you have one piece mounts if you want to avoid contaminating the scope tube with finger oil and dust during the actual shooting. Another benefit is that you do not need a special base for your gun because any normal bar or sling will work well. However, if you use one piece mounts on standard length rifles, you might encounter some difficulty in cleaning the tubes. In such cases, you might want to get hold of a scope that uses a threaded mounting tube.

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