XT-22 scope mounting

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

  1. byrdbrain

    byrdbrain New Member

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Thanx OldBrass, I will.