December 2012

Was Marlin 39-A's Tube Bent?

Reader Petroski passes along advice on scoping an SA-22 and diagnosing the takedown Marlin’s ills. Reader Terry likes an ArmaLaser on his P-11. And what the heck is a UTS-15?

I have just read Ray Odorica’s review of three takedown 22 rifles, including the Browning SA-22. Ray complained about the need to remove the rear sight in order to mount a scope, as well as the exorbitant cost of a scope base and rings for this rifle. Leupold makes a steel barrel mount base (Product #50014), which mounts over the existing iron sights and uses standard dual dovetail steel rings. Both the barrel mount base as well as the rings are solid steel. The total cost of rings and mount from Midway: $46.95. I do not think Ray will find fault in any Leupold product.

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