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  I've got a set of tactical rings on my Christmas list. My question is what is ya'lls feelings or opinions on alum. vs steel?
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TPS steel or aluminum.
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I like steel, but that's just me.
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The good stuff is good stuff, you'd be happy with Badger, Seekins, TPS, and maybe a few others.

If weight isn't an issue, I'd get steel (steel-on-steel just "seems" stronger to me.)

On what will these rings be going, and what will be mounted in them?
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   They'll be on a bolt action platform(700 VS). To be honest it's more of a tacticool application than a purpose build.  I just felt like trick'n out old blackie. I've already got a model A Karsten cheek riser on it which really works well, so I thought why not dress it up with some cool rings & mount.
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TPS is probably the best option then, they aren't as clean looking as Seekins - but they do indeed look more "tacticool", and are good rings too.

And they are cheaper than the other options I mentioned, which is nice.
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  Copy all that fellas, once again great advice from the O.T.  Wink

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Here's a VS with TPS low steel rings.
 
 
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Originally posted by cheaptrick cheaptrick wrote:

Here's a VS with TPS low steel rings.
 
 
   Ahhhh...now this gives me a real good idea on how it will look! Thanks cheap. Wink

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Ah, isn't the bolt handle on the wrong side?Big Grin
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