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HELP - Remington 700p w/ Leupold Mark 4

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HELP - Remington 700p w/ Leupold Mark 4

Postby jisnis on Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:57 pm

NEWBIE ALERT!!!

I’ve just ordered my Remington 700 police (26”) and also ordered my Leupold Mark 4 (30 mm) and wanted to know which Leupold rings and mounting base (20 MOA) will fit my rifle the best? I’ve read on here that everyone with a 700 is going with the Medium rings, is this assumption correct? Also, would a 2 piece base be more beneficial since I have a bolt action? Any drawbacks to 2 piece?

A lot of newbie answers but I wanted answers specific to my setup. Links too if possible. Would like to purchase these ASAP as my rifle is set to arrive Friday.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: HELP - Remington 700p w/ Leupold Mark 4

Postby Trevor_B on Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:39 am

No cons at all to a 2 piece base. What can be beneficial with a 1 piece rail style base is more mounting area though. You can find the Mark 4 bases here. As for rings, that really depends on your objective size and barrel weight. if you have a 40mm objective, you can use low rings, 50mm requires high rings. If you have a heavy barrel and a 20 MOA base you will want at least mediums. If going with the Mark 4 setup, you don't need a 20 MOA base because the Mark 4 rings have a 15 MOA cant built in.
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