+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Scope mounts for Carl Gustav

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Member Oxonvillan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2018
    Last On
    03-06-2018 @ 04:26 PM
    Location
    Oxford, England
    Posts
    1
    Local Date
    05-22-2018
    Local Time
    07:54 PM
    Real Name
    Tim

    Scope mounts for Carl Gustav

    Hi, I am fairly new to shooting, I am very new to modifying rifles. I have purchased a Carl Gustav target rifle in .308. It has Palma match sights fitted to it, how do I go about mounting a Scope? Are there any non gunsmith options? Any information on this subject would be great.
    Last edited by Oxonvillan; 03-06-2018 at 04:26 PM.

  2. # ADS
    Friends and Sponsors
    Join Date
    October 2006
    Location
    Milsurps.Com
    Posts
    All Threads
    No Drill-Tap scope mounts for Mosin Nagant, Mauser K98K, Yugo M48, Swedish M96 and M38, Swiss K31, K11, 1911 and more! Bringing mil-surplus rifles to modern standard without damaging historical values! LIMITED TIME OFFER FROM THE AMERICAN GUNSMITHING INSTITUTE: Get Immediate Online Access To AGI's NEW Armorer's Course for Glock Pistols, Covering Every Generation of Glocks, Including the Latest Model 42/43 and Double Stack Pistols for ONLY $7.00! Brian Dick ... BDL Ltd. - Specializing in British and Commonwealth weapons Chuck in Denver ... Buy-Sell-Trade .. Guns, Cars Motorcycles Service Publications - Collectors books that earn their place in your library! Your source for the finest in High Power Competition Gear. Canadian Import and Export Services (Click banner ad for more information) Here at T-bones Shipwrighting we specialise in vintage service rifle: re-barrelling, bedding, repairs, modifications and accurizing. We also provide importation services for firearms, parts and weapons, for both private or commercial businesses.
     

  3. #2
    Contributing Member CINDERS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Last On
    Today @ 07:44 AM
    Location
    Southern Corner Western Australia
    Posts
    4,929
    Local Date
    05-23-2018
    Local Time
    03:54 AM
    Real Name
    CINDERS
    Welcome to the forum had a look on line at what the rifle looked like so I think your out of luck for a non-smith rail there are 2 options as it appears to be the same as a Parker Hale I have and that is the back mount has to be higher to make up for the differences in the receiver ring heights front to rear.
    I have attached a pic of my rifle a 1200 PH 22/250 you will notice the back part of the one piece mount is thicker these are swing off's meaning I undo one rear screw and swing the scopes rear in that direction to unlock the front spigot you only undo one side that way you do not lose your windage zero on the mount.
    With that I mean you center the travel on the windage drum then using minute adjustments either way with the rear screws get it to hit a vertical line I do it at 25m that way the only influence is yourself once it has been achieved I put medium Loctite on the screws one at a time each so as not to lose the windage POI.



    The other set you could try is a 2 piece picattiny system but again the back must be taller the only real draw back is you normally do not have many mounting slots for the scope rings perhaps 1 at the back & 2 -3 on the front dependent on brand but either way its a gunsmith for you unless your a good sort with a lathe & milling machine.
    You could perhaps get a dovetail slotted into the reciever rings but that may be an expensive 3rd option given the height differences if I am incorrect others he will duly correct me or perhaps offer other solutions.
    Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2656.JPG‎
Views:	32
Size:	644.7 KB
ID:	91251  

  4. Avoid Ads - Become a Contributing Member - Click HERE
+ Reply to Thread

Similar Threads

  1. New To Me 6.5x55 Carl Gustav
    By Entry Level in forum Swiss Rifles
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-22-2017, 06:03 PM
  2. L14A1 Carl Gustav 84mm Anti Tank
    By Gil Boyd in forum Milsurps General Discussion Forum
    Replies: 72
    Last Post: 05-14-2016, 05:20 AM
  3. A bayonet for my Carl Gustav M96
    By André in forum Edged Weapons Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-18-2016, 08:56 PM
  4. Carl Gustav M96 6,5x55 SE
    By André in forum Mauser Rifles
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 11-01-2015, 10:33 AM
  5. Swedish Carl Gustav Jarmann rifle??????
    By Dwarf in forum Appraisals, Fakery, Dispute Resolution & Mediation Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-22-2013, 04:47 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts