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Thread: Quick release rings, are they worth it?

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    Quick release rings, are they worth it?

    Looking at getting some quick release rings on one of my rifles, as I also enjoy using open sights and makes transportation easier.

    For those of you who have them or have used them in the past, will they return to zero +/- an inch?

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    Blaser does and it’s great

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    If only I had a Blaser, more looking alongbthe lines of warne or Leupold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mawzer308 View Post
    If only I had a Blaser, more looking alongbthe lines of warne or Leupold.
    Both should work fine for returning to zero, I've used PRW QD rings before on an AR and they seemed solid enough.
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    I've run several sets of Warne QD rings. Sitting on 223 to 9.3x62 and never had any issues. Hunt around for a good price!

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    What kind of return to zero can one expect?

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    +- 1/2MOA on a decent set of rings. I've had no zero shift on non-QD rings when mounting/unmounting.

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    I have some leupold ones for my 10/22 takedown and have no issues. Leupold say within 1/2 inch at 100yards on their website.

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    I asked about this some time ago and was told that EAW q/d mounts are the best (and expensive).

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    I find I can take off my standard weaver rings and scope and replace them with no poi issues,one thing I do make sure of is when I fit them the first time I have one ring pushing forward on the front base and the rear ring pushing rearward on the rear base,means no forward or backward slack to alter poi when remounted .poor mans quick release system.just means you have to carry the right Allen key to remove and you need to be careful to not lose the screws.
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    Use Warnes on my mod 7 with opens have never target shot after taking off and on so cant tell you the shift but havnt found any issues with accuracy while hunting all good to go,dont shoot much over 200 all bush work

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    Warnes return to zero on my Brno 30-06.
    A good shot at close range beats a 'hit" at a longer range.

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    Good quality is what you need, Warne etc, quality of rail can make a difference, have a friend who swaps between thermal and scope, which holds a good zero, he keeps his shots to a maximum of 300.

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    Make sure that all hardware is bedded correctly so no stress on the action or rail - use a one-piece rail rather than separate bases to keep everything lined up although this makes the bedding more critical. Action needs to be bedded then base rail.

    Make sure rings and scope are properly torqued without pinching the scope, mark the rail so that the bases go on the same place each time and slide the scope forwards hard prior to tightening everything down.

    Sort all that and it should go back on with only a few mm in variation each time. Pays to let the two bits sit next to each other so that they are at the same relative temp, as if one is hot and the other straight from the fridge it can do weird things.

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    Thanks all for your input, I will buy a pair of Leupold QRW and update how they go once I've used them.
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