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I have my new rifle (Sako 85) and my new scope (Swarovski Z3 4-12x50) need help with rings and bases. I would like the best, but I don't know where to start. HELP!!!!
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will the low's work with a 50MM?
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I have Talley's on both my Sako's (not the ones Billy suggested... the bases fit the tapered dovetail). http://swfa.com/Talley-2-Piece-Base-P4902.aspx
I believe you will need the medium rings though.
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Talley is always a great choice. Would add Conetrol or Near to the list too.
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What is Conetrol or Near?
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http://www.conetrol.com/

Both companies make top quality rings and bases. 

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Sako Optilock with the Polymer Insert Rings...without a doubt
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Originally posted by puffadder puffadder wrote:

Sako Optilock with the Polymer Insert Rings...without a doubt

I must respectfully disagree. 

These mounts are over priced crap, IMO. They simply don't compare with Conetrols, Talleys, or Near. Hell, I took my Opti's off and switched to Leupold rings and liked them better. 
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Talley. You will need medium from them though.
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Hey CT...it's ok to disagree..and you prob, know better, but Can you explain why others are better? I have used them and they have performed flawlessly. When I spend $1,000-plus for optics... the price for the mounts are insignificant. Sako/Berretta make quality products with outstanding Customer Service.
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Oh, I love Sako's and Beretta firearms, friend. I just hate Opti Locks. 

Soft cap screws, the rings, even the low ones, typically are too high for a good cheek weld, $$$ for what you get, and all in all, just aren't a good mounting system.  

Rifle Dude will chime in if he sees this thread. He's a hater too. Wink

I had a set on my old Sako M75. Went with Talley's and never looked back. 

I saw your post asking what the torque specs were and you mentioned Bereta didn't know either??   
They know how to charge you $8 a piece for a cap screw, WHEN you strip out out the soft allen head screw though. Allen head???? Seriously?? 

   
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Originally posted by cheaptrick cheaptrick wrote:

Oh, I love Sako's and Beretta firearms, friend. I just hate Opti Locks. 

Soft cap screws, the rings, even the low ones, typically are too high for a good cheek weld, $$$ for what you get, and all in all, just aren't a good mounting system.  

Rifle Dude will chime in if he sees this thread. He's a hater too. Wink

I had a set on my old Sako M75. Went with Talley's and never looked back. 

I saw your post asking what the torque specs were and you mentioned Bereta didn't know either??   
They know how to charge you $8 a piece for a cap screw, WHEN you strip out out the soft allen head screw though. Allen head???? Seriously?? 

   


The Optilocks are heavy and "blocky" looking too.


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