XT-22 scope mounting

Discussion in 'Marlin Rimfires' started by byrdbrain, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. byrdbrain

    byrdbrain New Member

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    Hey all,

    New to the forum...
    Just got a XT-22 and at the range realized my eyes arent what they used to be, want to put on a scope.
    Any pointers about the base and rings for the XT-22?

    Actually am about set on the BSA sweet 22 3-9 x 40 scope. but mounting hardware is like greek to me.

    Any help will be appreciated.
     
  2. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporting

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    Welcome to the Marlin Firearms Forum byrdbrain !!

    If you google/bing search "mounting a scope to a rifle videos" you will get better help

    then me trying to explain it to you...let me know how you make out !!
     

  3. tonysize

    tonysize Member

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    Hi byrdbrain,

    I have a similar question, and i'd like to know how you went.

    I'm picking up an XT-22VR, the VR comes with weaver style bases and i have a Bushnell 3-9x32 scope. Should i get low,med or high rings. As the VR doesn't have iron sights and the objective lens is smaller that the eye lens my main concern is bolt removal clearance. I saw a youtube clip of a guy the took a dermal to the bolt arm and thinned it slightly to allow bolt removal. I'm not going to do that.

    What size rings did you go with?
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2013
  4. oldbrass

    oldbrass Well-Known Member

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    Get medium rings and you should have no problem with scope clearance..I have a savage mark II (also a bolt gun) I have medium weaver rings and a simmons 8 point 4X scope. This rifle is the death of beer cans at 50 yards..
     
  5. tonysize

    tonysize Member

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    Thanx OldBrass, I will.