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    Lightweight QD/QR Rings

    Wanting some advice (through experience) of the lightest quick detach/release rings available for a new toy!
    I usually run Warne QD's and they are great but heavy!

    Yes i'm skin and bones so weight needs to come off the toy

    They must!

    - Be lightweight
    - Fit weaver bases
    - Have 1" and 30mm options
    - Be "VERY" repeatable for accuracy
    - Not a bulky tactical looking thing

    Will be going on a Kimber Adirondack that will be used in the bush with a 2.5-8 (1") and on the tops with a 2.5-16 or 4.5-14 (30mm)
    Last edited by Fireflite; 20-05-2016 at 12:08 AM.

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    Arms ! #35

    They work that's for sure

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    There's a good video on YouTube of a couple of blokes trying the Warne QD rings, they shoot some groups then take the scope off the rifle completely and put it back on and do it again, they do this a few times and there's no real discernible change in poi, so being steel they probably aren't the lightest rings but work well, I wouldn't trust a lightweight QD ring myself.

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    Thanks guys,
    @faregame wanted a simple integral unit and the Arms setup looks like it would get pretty busy and sizable with mount rail etc @stug I've emailed Talley for weight and other options. They look lighter than Warne rings for sure @Ryan_Songhurst I've got 1/2 doz sets of Warne QD's and they are every bit as good as the video your referring to. I watch it prior to buying my first set.
    I have some Leupold QD's but haven't compared them for weight against the Warne's as they are mounted
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    @stug received a reply from Talley and the quote the total weight of bases and QD's (not sure if lever or torx screws) at 5.5Oz. Weight of Warne 30mm QD's are 6+Oz without bases

 

 

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