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I just built my first LR-308 and am ready to buy rings.  On my AR-15's I have always bought the Ultra High which Badger lists as .809 and Warne lists as .935 to the bottom of the tube in order to get a good cheek weld, which have both worked great.
 
However, I noticed that Badger has a mount designated for the AR-10 and SR-25 which is their Extra High and only .659 to the tube .
 
What have you found to be the best ring height for this platform?
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 That's interesting.

I automatically assumed they'd be the same for the AR15 and the SR25/ AR10 types. I don't own an AR10, so I don't know. Somebody here knows, though!

 

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Duh....

The smooth sides have a higher rail on them than the A3's so Badger has made a set to fit those nicely.
By the way does everyone out there know that the forward assist on the A3 style LR-308's is useless right from the git-go?   We shouldn't need the FA anyway, I just wanted the dust cover and shell deflector, but the bolt carriers are not serated for the 308s.
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Would the SWFA S.S.A.L.T. mount work well with the high rise DPMS platform?
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Originally posted by SSCamaro99_3 SSCamaro99_3 wrote:

Would the SWFA S.S.A.L.T. mount work well with the high rise DPMS platform?
 
yes it should work
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Originally posted by Urimaginaryfrnd Urimaginaryfrnd wrote:

Originally posted by SSCamaro99_3 SSCamaro99_3 wrote:

Would the SWFA S.S.A.L.T. mount work well with the high rise DPMS platform?
 
yes it should work


Not to tall?
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 I think it would be way too tall to use comfortably, for most people.
 The high-rise receiver was designed to work with low rings, if I'm not mistaken.
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