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Im mounting nightforce ultralite rings on my sadlak mount for the m14.

The picatinny rail then is aluminum- and the nightforce ultralite uses titanium crossbolt and jaw. Will this marriage of titanium(super strong) and aluminum(weaker than steel) combined with the harsh recoil of the m14 cause me problems?
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There is always a chance of running into problems when scoping an M14 but the difference in the materials isn't going to cause problems.
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You could encounter similar problems going onto a steel rail with aluminum rings. Just make sure you're using the manufacturer's torque specs for the rings.
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