Very unusual and to be 100% not 100% certain if these are what I am listing them as! Appear to be slip on clamps to allow the fitting of a scope directly onto the barrel, nipping in place as and when the scope mounts of choice are tightened onto the approx.. 16mm dovetails.
I have never seen any more like this, especially in steel. There ARE similar things to attach laser dots and or small torches etc. to barrels directly but all inferior to these.
These and other small items of equipment detailed can range from easy to just about impossible to find.
BEFORE you fall over from the ‘shock’ PLEASE bear in mind the time it takes to DO THE FOLLOWING: Source. Clean. Possibly repair or replace parts. Prepare. Label. Photograph. Down load. Cut. Crop and make good images. Along with everything else involved to actually detail them here for sale.
These generally go nowhere even close to covering this time, effort and expense. (The main reason you will see very few, if any, other dealers bothering with things like this).
I often say there are far too many places selling guns and not enough GUN SHOPS. I stand by that statement. Listing things like this should convey I do this for the love of the sport and to HELP customers. I DO also expect to see a small return for the effort.
Prices not only reflect the condition of each item, good or not so good (in the odd case). They also reflect the rarity and WORK involved. I consider them all excellent value for what they are. If you do not then please don’t waste either of our time.
All I ask is that you bear these few factors in mind before asking about ‘best prices’ or discounts etc.
My ‘BEST’ prices would be PLUS an additional £200 so think before you ask!
Also please note that when I detail a measurement they are as close I can reasonably tell. Dovetails are measured at their WIDEST point on the base.
Last point to make is that it actually makes a lot more sense to invest in QUALITY scope mounts. If you have spent a small fortune on a scope you should it performs to its greatest potential. At the same time causing no damage. Poor performance and awful marks on tubes from nasty, cheap, ill-fitting mounts ALWAYS makes me ‘smile’. In reality actually ‘cry’ at the stupidity. People with scopes of well in excess of £1000 set into £19.99 TRASH!
My advice?…… DO NOT penny pinch on your mounts.