Installing a Malcom scope

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Fiatmom
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Installing a Malcom scope

Post by Fiatmom » Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:09 am

I just bought an 18 inch Malcom scope, and wanted to mount it on my Sharps. Do I have to offset it, or can in be mounted on top of the barrel?
My concern is having it interfere with the hammer.
Thank you for your input
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Re: Installing a Malcom scope

Post by art ruggiero » Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:07 am

i have 3 shilohs with mva scopes no problems art

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Re: Installing a Malcom scope

Post by bpcr shooter » Fri Oct 08, 2021 4:16 pm

your scope goes down the middle of your rifle, your hammer is on the side. Not sure how it would interfere with it. you need to have your barrel drilled and tapped for mounts first though, then scope rings attach to that
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Re: Installing a Malcom scope

Post by Clarence » Tue Oct 12, 2021 10:10 am

If you're talking about one of the imported scopes, you'd probably be a lot better off and more satisfied if you save your money and b uy an MVA.

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Re: Installing a Malcom scope

Post by Kurt » Wed Oct 20, 2021 2:59 pm

If you keep the scope low reaching the hammer is tight. I used a higher block combination so I can get my finger under the scope.
I found on my hunting rifle the low scope caused a problem getting a second shot chambered in the fouled barrel.
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