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I recently purchased a Kimber 84 M Classic in 7mm-08. Never owned a Kimber before and was not sure on the caliber. Hopefully I made a good choice. I have not shot it yet because I can't find a scope base to fit it. Does anyone have a suggestion where I might look?
 

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Welcome. Hope you enjoy that rifle.
 

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Thanks everyone. Not only is this my first post, but also my first Kimber. Gmountain, I looked up those Talley one piece base /rings. They look interesting. I may give them a try. What scope do you have with it? I love .308s, but thought I would give the 7mm-08 a try. The ballistics look good.
 

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Gmoutain, I want to put a scope with a 40 bell on my Kimber 84M. Will I need medium rings or can I get by with low rings? I like to get down into my scope but I will still need clearance between the scope and the barrel. If I go with the Elite 4200, which rings? I do have the Elite on one gun and I like it a lot.
 

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Gmoutain, I want to put a scope with a 40 bell on my Kimber 84M. Will I need medium rings or can I get by with low rings? I like to get down into my scope but I will still need clearance between the scope and the barrel. If I go with the Elite 4200, which rings? I do have the Elite on one gun and I like it a lot.
I'm pretty sure i got the low rings.
 

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You will love the 7-08. Get you some scalloped bases from Kimber and some Talley or Leupold rings and you will be good to go. I had one in the Montana which was stolen from my truck a few years ago. Hope the Ahole shoots himself. Anyway, you got a nice rifle, shoot straight, shoot far, and vote!
God bless America!! In God We Trust!! I have 12 Kimber rifles and pistols and I know you will have more too!
 

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I bought the same rifle a couple of months ago. I topped it with a Zeiss Conquest 3.5-10 x 50mm, last one Midway had as they are now not being produced anymore, and Tally high rings.

Word to the wise, barrel is picky and heats up in a hurry, but when you find something it likes you can't go wrong. So far I have shot CoreLokts and Hornady Superperformance, and believe it or not it liked the CoreLokts a lot more, 140gr. The Superperformance were HOT, there was a very noticeable difference using the 139gr Supers, they were also all over, I think they were just to hot for that short barrel.
I have some different Hornadys and Federals sitting in the safe for next trip, but so far the Kimber is one of the nicest rifles I have ever handled, tolerances were super tight and the trigger was great.
 

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Welcome UFBeef.

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Tally were by the far the best rings I have tried, customer service is excellent also. I bought the mids first for my 84 w/ zeiss 50mm, they were to low, had to go with the highs. I had an issue with a set of highs from Tally, called them, they had another set of high rings for my 84 to me the next day, no charge. Tally is all I will use on my bolt guns. There is a reason a lot of custom gun makers use Tally rings also.
 

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Well, I bought a Leupold VX III 3.5-10 x 40 and mounted it with Talley light weights in low. It fit perfectly and looks great. Now I need to get some time to get out to the range to shoot it in. Hopefully next week. Next question and I know I'll get more than one opinion. What about breaking in the barrel? What method are most of you using or does it need it?
 
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