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I decided to buy new rings for my Tikka T3 lite 22-250.  What are the best rings?  And what type or style should I buy.  The gun is drilled for "regular rings"  and then they have the other type which I do not know the name "weaver?" that go directly on the gun.   Little help here for a newbie.  Scope is a 6-20X50 Conquest if that matters.

 

Thanks a bunch, the scope is due to arrive today.  So I want to put it on ASAP and fire.  By the way, can I sight it in during the break in process after getting it boresighted?

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i used leupold mounts on my tikka T3 and they always have done me well on all my rifles.

 

good rings for the money.

 

J

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Talley onepiece lightweight's in med would be a good choice.
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I use Warne rings on my TIkka.  THey are made of steel and are not exactly lightweight, but they will probably outlive me.  Tough and well made rings.

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this past friday I installed a set of Talleys on my Tikka T3 hunter 270 WSM, topped off with a Sightron SII 3.5-20x50. I used Winchester silver tips 130gr and with only 5 shots fired the last 3 were Sub MOA.

 

I love talley one piece rings. I only had to lap for about 5-8 mins and the alignment bars looked great.

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Thanks for the feedback.  I really had no choice because Sportsman wharehouse only had Warne rings, after an extensive search in the store.  Oh boy, I do love them.  They look great and they seem very sturdy. 

 

Thanks again guys.

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  I have a .223 T-3 hunter and a 25-06 in T-3 camo ,both with Talley lightweights and bushnell 4200 scopes and they are a great shooters.I also have Talley lightweights on my .221fireball in the Remington classic.
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I had stripped torx screw heads a use Tikka I just bought.  It took some careful jiggling and fussing to get them off.  SWH didn't have screws.  So I replaced the rings.  I got the Weaver, steel rings disigned for the Tikka.  They're a little zany to get on, and they're heavy.   But fit great.
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