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I have a S.S. 10x in Burris XTR rings and EGW aluminum rail, mounted on a Savage model 11f chambered in .300 wsm. I have had to re-position this scope three times due to the scope sliding forward during recoil! Luckily no seious damage has happened to my scope, but I do have a world class set of ring marks and chink in my paralax ring. I think I can swing a set of TPS steel rings pretty soon, but was wondering if they would harm my rail? Or should I wait untill I can get a steel rail as well? Any other options under say $80 would be appreciated!
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Bill,
Steel rings won't harm an aluminum rail.
 We mount steel rings and bases on  forged aluminum AR15 Flattops all the time. Same thing, really.
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As a long-term investment, you might also want to spend $50 on a Wheeler torque wrench.

If properly torqued, you should not have slippage issues.
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