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  1. #1


    Any advise on optilock mounts
    For a sako 85 243

    Scope ziess terra 3-1250 25mm tube

    Low or med


  2. #2
    Your may well get away with extra lo, check the Optilock .pdf on the Sako website against the outer diameter of your scope objective end.
    Last edited by Malxwal; 01-06-2016 at 21:23.

  3. #3
    I had similar on my 85 in 308. The low would fit but were too close to the barrel for comfort (I am talking fag papers here) so opted for the medium

  4. #4
    Exactly what I'm talking about.far to.close

  5. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by deerstalker39 View Post
    Exactly what I'm talking about.far to.close
    Sorry, didn't realise there was a potential clash there, I was just going on my experiences with similar sized scope on Sako 75.

  6. #6
    I've a number of SAKO rifles, and the only one I've got medium mounts on is a heavy-barrelled one fitted with a 56mm 'scope.
    42s and 50s I've managed with one-piece Optilocks, or extra-low and low, all with enough room for Butler Creeks.

    It depends on the barrel-profile and where along the barrel the objective bell ends up, though.

  7. #7
    I've a 85 with the heavy varmint barrel in 243, it has a 50mm Duralyt on it in low Optilocks and its fine.


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