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one piece mounts

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by mole trapper, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. mole trapper

    mole trapper Engaging Member

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    Hiya folks,
    Going to get myself a 95k in .22, been away from Springers a long while, will be putting a Hawke scope on it but unsure about mounts, thinking one piece, is Hawkes one piece any good or do I have to go for sportsmatch or bisley to try and keep zero?
    Thanks,
    Jamie.
     
  2. Hoodster

    Hoodster Engaging Member

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    I have hawke 2 piece mounts on my springers with no problems I think it's preferences rather than need.
     
  3. Cymru-Dave

    Cymru-Dave Donator

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    I had hawke two piece mounts on both rifles and I swapped then to one piece for no other reason than looks, for me they don't make the gun more accurate, it's exactly as it was with the two piece, just better looking (IMO). However I would be interested to know what mounts double/triple and even more expensive would differ to budget hawke ones.
     
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  4. JD

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    Sportsmatch and Hawke match mounts are both good un's, a one piece mounts takes the knocks better than 2 piece and holds the scope, that little bit more secure on the rifle.
     
  5. cloverleaf

    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    IMO the Sportsmatch are significantly better made and finished than the Hawke efforts.

    Also, on HW rifles I prefer one-piece as I think the two-piece mounts can distort the edges of the dovetails; a 1pc mount distributes the clamping force over a greater area so minimises this problem..
     
  6. JD

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    If your talking about the old style Hawke mounts ? with the flat tops to the cradles, I would have to agree, but the lastest offerings from Hawke of their match mounts, are just as good as SM's and that little bit cheaper for the 1 piece mounts. ; )
     

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