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I am new to scopes for the most part so i gave the guys at Burris a call because I saw the video for the signature rings and they look like a great idea.  But I was all confused on the ring styles.  I am shooting a savage 110 and he told me my best bet is to go with "dovetail front, widage adjustable rear"  he said between that and the sig. ring inserts I will have tons of adjustability.
 
Can some one please explain how the rear windage adjustabilty works?  and is there some reason why you would use these rings?
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Originally posted by cidme cidme wrote:

I am new to scopes for the most part so i gave the guys at Burris a call because I saw the video for the signature rings and they look like a great idea.  But I was all confused on the ring styles.  I am shooting a savage 110 and he told me my best bet is to go with "dovetail front, widage adjustable rear"  he said between that and the sig. ring inserts I will have tons of adjustability.
 
Can some one please explain how the rear windage adjustabilty works?  and is there some reason why you would use these rings?
 
The windage adjustable rear base has two screws holding the ring in place, one on either side of the shank of the ring, instead of the dovetail connection up front.  By loosening one screw and tightening the other on the opposite side to compensate, this allows you to move the rear ring left and right.  This allows you to "rough" zero the windage so you don't use as much of your scope's windage adjustment during sight-in.  Doing so doesn't stress the scope tube because of the gymbal like ring inserts that compensates for misalignment.  It's always better to use the least amount of your scope's W/E adjustments as possible, because you'll get the best performance out of your optics when the erector assy lenses are as close to the scope's optical centerline as possible.
 
The Signature rings have the plastic inserts that a)  won't scratch your scope tube, b)  supposedly conform to the tube better, giving more uniform gripping contact, and c)  compensate for minor misaligment in the rings from front to back that occurs due to misaligned receiver screw holes, slight dimensional variations in the bases or rings, etc., especially when using 2-piece bases.  If the rings are misaligned, it can stress your scope tube, hindering performance. 
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Originally posted by RifleDude RifleDude wrote:

Originally posted by cidme cidme wrote:

I am new to scopes for the most part so i gave the guys at Burris a call because I saw the video for the signature rings and they look like a great idea.  But I was all confused on the ring styles.  I am shooting a savage 110 and he told me my best bet is to go with "dovetail front, widage adjustable rear"  he said between that and the sig. ring inserts I will have tons of adjustability.
 
Can some one please explain how the rear windage adjustabilty works?  and is there some reason why you would use these rings?
 
The windage adjustable rear base has two screws holding the ring in place, one on either side of the shank of the ring, instead of the dovetail connection up front.  By loosening one screw and tightening the other on the opposite side to compensate, this allows you to move the rear ring left and right.  This allows you to "rough" zero the windage so you don't use as much of your scope's windage adjustment during sight-in.  Doing so doesn't stress the scope tube because of the gymbal like ring inserts that compensates for misalignment.  It's always better to use the least amount of your scope's W/E adjustments as possible, because you'll get the best performance out of your optics when the erector assy lenses are as close to the scope's optical centerline as possible.
 
The Signature rings have the plastic inserts that a)  won't scratch your scope tube, b)  supposedly conform to the tube better, giving more uniform gripping contact, and c)  compensate for minor misaligment in the rings from front to back that occurs due to misaligned receiver screw holes, slight dimensional variations in the bases or rings, etc., especially when using 2-piece bases.  If the rings are misaligned, it can stress your scope tube, hindering performance. 
 
He about said it all.  I have been able to sight in my rifle windage wise, using only the adjustable base.  Takes a while to do it, but it can work.  With the sig rings, you can also use diffent insert to help sighting in.
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I has a rhetorical question...................Bucky  ( I already brought this up to supertool a couple of months ago....BUT....he went off on a tangent and didn't like the idea...)
 
Would it be feasible to mount a 26mm scope in the Burris Signature rings if, naturally, you didn't crank down the rings so tight that the lenses fly out the front of the tube..?   I mean we are talking about  six one hundredths of a millimeter difference in diameter......
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..........or is that six TENTHS of a millimeter...??  yeah....6/10 ths.....  anyway.....would that be workable??? 
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