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I am gonna put together a SPSS 308 with a stainless steal barrell, the scope is gonna be a Nightforce 5.5 x 22 x 56 or possibly 5.5 x 22 x 50 depending on availability and pricing, I would like to use Badger xtreme rings, the ones with the three screws and a 20 MOA Badger base, I dont have a place anywhere close by i can go and check and compare sizes so will need to order over the net I wanna make sure i get the right ring height for the scope, I did some looking around and i think i would need a medium or standard, but when I see people talk they say they are using lows or even highs etc. So for the 2 scopes i got listed could someone please tell me the correct heights for both, thnx in advance
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Usually medium rings will accommodate scopes up 50mm and anything larger requires high rings.  Note this isn't set in concrete, just an estimated guideline.
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