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Sako L579 ring question

fl23infl23in Member Posts: 404 ✭✭✭
edited December 2011 in Ask the Experts
ok i am putting a new leupy scope on my sako 579 and i want to use new rings because i will laping the rings and dont care to lap my vintage sako rings. so my question is the rings look like a standard dovetail ring, is this the case, Do I just need to buy new dovetail rings?

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  • gunnut505gunnut505 Member Posts: 10,290
    edited November -1
    Sako dovetails are the same; Tikka dovetails are a tiny bit shorter.
    If you get the Leupold dovetail rings for a Sako and your rings/tube don't line up; then you start lapping.
  • fl23infl23in Member Posts: 404 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    quote:Originally posted by gunnut505
    Sako dovetails are the same; Tikka dovetails are a tiny bit shorter.
    If you get the Leupold dovetail rings for a Sako and your rings/tube don't line up; then you start lapping.


    that is kinda what i am asking is do i need a spefic model leupy dovetail rings for my sako or just any leupy dovetail rings
  • pingjockeypingjockey Member Posts: 1,185 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Sako dovetails are also "tapered" while the majority of European
    dovetails are straight.
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