How to mount a riflescope, mounting options, understanding and zeroing
In this video we look at the two very popular mounting options Weaver and Picatinny. We show you different features and what to look out for with each system. A Picatinny Rail is a full length rail of slots, with a 5.23mm wide slot every 10mm. Whereas Weaver Bases have usually 4 (sometimes 3) slots […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Fitting a picatinny is extremely straight forward. We run through the process in this video and go over a few points to look for when buying a rail.Continue Reading... No Comments.
In this video we take a look at the Weaver and Picatinny Bases. The two specifications differ slightly, with Weaver slots measuring 4.57mm wide and Picatinny slots measuring 5.23mm wide. This means that Weaver Rings will fit in to both Weaver and Picatinny Bases. Picatinny Rings are a wider profile and are too wide to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is a useful method to quickly find out the scope mount height you need for your scope. Taking two quick measurements, you can work out the minimum mounting height required for your scope. We measure the Objective Lens Outer Diameter and also the Mid Tube Diameter, then use these measurements to determine the distance […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In this video we take a look at the ERATAC Adjustable Inclination Mount, produced by Recknagel. The One-Piece Picatinny Mount allows you to adjust the MOA from 0 to 70 or Mil-Rad from 0 to 20.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Riflescope mounts are a large part of our business and consequently we sell a lot of Picatinny rails. We offer these in various MOA and have always been surprised how many 20 MOA rails we sell. Over time it has become clear that many who buy these rails don’t actually know what MOA is and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You’ve bought your rifle and scope so now you need to mount it. You want the scope as close to the barrel as possible but what height rings do you need? Calculating this is easy, ridiculously easy and can be done with no more than the loose change in your pocket. How? Pay attention! Set […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.