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I just bought a Burris Speed Dot 135 to use for turkey hunting. It will be mounted on a Browning Gold 12 gauge. It comes with a set of aluminum rings with the purchase. The tube is 35mm and I am trying to find a better set of 35mm rings for it. The only 2 companies I have found that make 35mm rings are TPS and Seekins Precision. The base for the Browning is a weaver style. The rings from TPS say they will fit a picatinny rail mount and the rings from Seekins Precision say they have both a weaver style and a picatinny style. I was wondering what the difference is between the picatinny and weaver style bases and or rings are? Will the picatinny style work on a weaver style base? I posted a similar thread in the tacticle forum and I think it should have been posted in this forum. I would like to use the TPS rings if I can because they have a quick detach style that I prefer, but they are a picatinny style. I am relatively new to these forums and any help or suggestion would be greatly appreciated.
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slot size difference and width of the slot in the rings that fit into them. TPS makes a "bolt" for both weaver and picatinny. picatinny fit in a weaver but with a little slop as I recall before the lug is engaged. the degree of accuracy in a shotgun won't matter.
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TPS also makes a "W" type 35mm ring too, my friend.
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