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Hi All, new here just need your experience. just baught new leupold scope for my savage striker 308. it had a simons on it but my eyes are not what they used to e so wanted clearer scope. it had std leupold mounts but with new scope it moves under recoil. can you recomend base and ring combo for me. thanks
 
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Add “friction pads” inside ring half or halves. Any sticky back labels cut to size will work. IF that is your only problem.


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thanks for info, i keep hearing round or flat top action? did they made two different actions for striker?
 
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i keep hearing round or flat top action? did they made two different actions for striker?


The factory strikers will all be a flat for the top rear of the action. All newer savage rifles have a round top on the rear of the action. If you have custom rear grip savage made off an undesignated action it is probably a round rear. Any Savage base for mod 10,11,12 with a flat rear will fit on the original strikers.
 
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Nightman, THanks! Finally it was explained! Been reading till my eyes bleed couldn't find answer!! Thanks. Any sugestions on rings? Shoud I use three or four rings?
 
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I use three on mine. Four if I have room.


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Im putting an EGW picatinny base on my Striker when it goes back together, and will most likely use Vortex Pro 30mm rings as I’m putting a Vortex Viper HST 4-16x riflescope on top of it. It’ll be a braked and heavy barrel 308, so I’m not really concerned about recoil being a problem.


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The extra rings do two things. First help keep the scope from slipping, second keep the scope tube from flexing. The longer the tube the more it flexes.
 
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The more it flexes, the more likely it is to fail.


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If you want to use the Leopold rings, you might need to lap them. My standard set up is Weaver multi-slot base and Burris Signature Z-Rings (the ones w/ the plastic inserts). Using these rings, I no longer lap the rings. I usually use 2 rings until I get to bigger guns. I add a third ring at 30 caliber and above.


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Great info everyone! Thanks!! My base is on it's way and I will order rings after base is mounted and I know how high to go.


Thanks Again\
 
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