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Old 07-14-2019, 06:06 PM
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Default Scope base help!!

I was told by a friend how to mount the two piece base for a leupold scope, but it doesnt feel right... no real instructions. Long piece on the front or back?

I attached a picture. Is this set properly??
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Old 07-14-2019, 06:38 PM
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Taller base to the rear.
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Old 07-14-2019, 06:39 PM
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Taller base to the rear.
So is the way it is set up in the picture correct?
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Old 07-14-2019, 06:56 PM
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Do you have a straight edge to lay across the bases, or across the inside of the rings?
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Old 07-14-2019, 07:04 PM
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Do you have a straight edge to lay across the bases, or across the inside of the rings?

It is all leveled, I guess I was wondering if the front (long base) should he reversed or switched.
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Old 07-14-2019, 07:08 PM
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It is all leveled, I guess I was wondering if the front (long base) should he reversed or switched.
If the top surface of both bases are sitting at the same height when installed, and the scope can be mounted with the correct eye relief for you, all is good.
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Old 07-14-2019, 07:57 PM
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It looks like the bases are backwards to me.
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:51 PM
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The front base is reversible for different length of scopes eg. on a Vanguard short action my 6-18 is mounted with the ring forward for better support
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Old 07-14-2019, 09:05 PM
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It is all leveled, I guess I was wondering if the front (long base) should he reversed or switched.
It can go either way.
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