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Thread: AR low-pro/lightweight mounting options

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    AR low-pro/lightweight mounting options

    I have have a CAA mount on my 6.8 light weight upper and want the scope lower so i can put my head hard on the stock.

    What are the options? Thinking of going to a standard set of rings, probably highs will be ok.

    Don't really have much faith in the CAA mount either only because its got one attachement point to rail (im sure its fine for all practical purposes)

    Cheers

    Sorry, this is in the wrong thread....

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    Aero precision make a very light mount, it's not super low perhaps but weighs 3oz


    NF make a couple of heights of cantilever mount which are pretty light.


    CAA stuff is um. not good.


    Normal rings don't work great on an AR for eye relief

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    B-square make a very light and fairly low mount. It's also cheep as on brownalls
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    You need to look at your requirements/restrictions first.
    • What is the eye relief of your scope.
    • Where is your head placement on the stock, this will determine where you can mount your scope and if you require a an extended eye relief mount.
    • What size is your objective bell, this will determine how low you can go.
    • What is the height of your eye when placed on the stock, this will determine how low you can comfortably go.

    Once you determine what you need, then you can determine what your options are.
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    Eye relief 3.7" on max power.
    By my calculations I don't need a canti-lever mount.
    33mm objective. Can go very low.

    The current CAA mount is about 27mm from bottom of scope to top of rail. I reckon I need about 14-17mm.

    That Aero-precision mount looks the business its just out of stock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    B-square make a very light and fairly low mount. It's also cheep as on brownalls
    The b square mount is awesome. I've got about 5 mounting options for my one and the b square is the best of all.

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    ended up getting the aero @gimp Name:  20140922_174715.jpg
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    Sweet. Nice and light?

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    just over 80 grams. feels very well made. the 3 recoil lugs makes it feel very solid also.

 

 

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