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Low Profile Scope or Sight

Postby on Mon Oct 11, 2004 8:15 pm

I own a .450 Marlin lever action rifle. Other than using the installed iron sights, does anyone make a low profile scope or sighting device for this weapon? Presently, I have a red dot 30mm sight mounted which is too high unless I build up the cheek piece on the stock to be able to see through the sight. I want to use the rifle for hog hunting. Am I stuck with using the iron sights or can you suggest something better?

Ron Hill

Low profile scope

Postby on Tue Oct 12, 2004 1:42 pm

Hi Ron

The best solution, other than building up the cheekpiece on your stock, is to go with a small, low power variable riflescope such as the Nikon Monarch UCC 2-7x32, ... -7x32.html on your 450 Marlin. This will give you enough clearance with low rings, which is as low as a scope can be mounted on your rifle.
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