To get the most out of a quality rifle such as the Barrett Fieldcraft you want the toughness and reliability of the best possible scope base or base and mount combo. On this page we list and review 6 of the best scope bases and mounts recommended for use on the Barrett Fieldcraft rifle.
It is no wonder that the creators of one of the world’s most devastatingly accurate sniper rifle is in demand when it comes to the production of a lightweight hunting rifle.
The Fieldcraft bolt gun has minimalized as much as possible with the action designed to accept the cartridge and that’s all, as far as space is concerned.
If you need to know more about the features, pros and cons of the Barrett Fieldcraft you should read the extensive review at RecoilWeb that covers the rifle in great depth.
Mounting your scope may be done with either a Picatinny rail which will open up the possibility of a range of scope rings. Or you may choose all-in-one ring mounts that provide a solid immovable base.
Listed below is a selection of scope bases and mounts hunters recommend. We have added a list of the main features of each base as well as the company’s MSRP.
Further down the page is a more detailed review of each item.
Comparison List of Scope Bases Suitable for the Barrett Fieldcraft
Make / Model
0 or 20 MOAAvailable in long action, short action or magnum action
Available in long or short action
Fits any action
1”, 30mm or 34mm rings
1”, 30, 34 or 35mm rings
1” or 30mm rings
Description of Barrett Fieldcraft Scope Bases
Now that we have been able to browse through the scope bases considered to be most suited for the Fieldcraft we will take a look at a more detailed overview of each.
Each of these brief scope base reviews aims to provide you with extra information about the base that is not otherwise immediately apparent in the summary list such as special unique features. It should also help you in working out which would prove to offer you the greatest value in terms of its usefulness.
Talley Barrett Fieldcraft Picatinny Rail
Hunters looking to start with a quality scope base will be reassured by the Talley Picatinny Rail designed for the Barrett Fieldcraft receiver.
Machined from high grade 7000 series alloy with a hard-coat anodized finish this is a base that will outlast the firearm underneath it.
The rail makes it possible to add any optic mount that uses the MIL-STD-1913 Pic Rail specifications.
You can get one to fit the long action, short action or magnum action receivers. Also, there is the option of either 0 or 20 MOA.
Find out more about the company and its entire range by visiting the Talley Manufacturing website.
Leupold Backcountry Cross-Slot Barrett Fieldcraft Rail
This Backcountry Cross-Slot Picatinny rail for the Barrett Fieldcraft provides a secure and dependable mounting base designed specifically for this model.
Made from lightweight 7075-T6 aluminum, it has a milled in recoil lug and a low-profile keeper screw. It weighs only 1.75 oz.
There is a 1-piece Picatinny rail available to fit either the long action or the short action receiver.
The mount provides 20 MOA of elevation.
Find out more about the company and the full range of products available by visiting the Leupold website.
DNZ Game Reaper 2 Barrett Fieldcraft Scope Rings
The Game Reaper 2 scope rings are custom made to fit the Barrett Fieldcraft receiver perfectly with a tight connection held tightly in place by 4 screws.
Because this is a 2 piece set-up the rings may be mounted on any receiver action.
They are available for either 1” diameter or 30mm diameter scope tubes.
The only negative aspect is the fact that they only come in a medium height (1.06”) so you are constrained for choice in that department.
The rings are machined from a solid block of top-grade billet 6061-T6 aluminum. They absorb shock and withstand extreme temperatures better than steel mounts will.
The 1” diameter rings have an MSRP of $67.00 while the 30mm diameter rings are $84.00.
Find out more about the company and all products in the range by visiting the DNZ Products website.
Burris XTR Signature Rings
The XTR Signature rings deliver superior holding power in a lightweight package.
They use the company’s Pos-Align Technology to assist with centering while gripping the scope securely.
It uses a self-centering design that will position perfectly on any Picatinny rail.
The rings are available in a choice of 1”, 30mm or 34mm diameter to fit scope tubes of that size. The mount heights are low (1.00”), medium (1.25”) or high (1.50”) although the 34mm diameter ring is only available as a low or high mount.
Included with the rings are offset inserts of 5 MOA, 10 MOA and 20 MOA. This means that you can get up to 40 MOA of additional elevation gain.
Find out more about the company and the various products available by visiting the Burris Optics website.
Seekins Precision Scope Rings
For a set of rock solid scope rings there are few peers to the Seekins Precision scope rings.
The machined 7075-T6 aluminum rings feature slim lines and are Type III Hardcoat Anodized matte black.
The rings come in 1”, 30mm, 34mm and 35mm tube sizes. There are 6 mount sizes: low (0.82”), medium (0.87”), medium high (0.92”), high (0.97”), xtra high (1.26”) and AR high (1.40”).
The rings are 0.8” wide and held tightly in place by 4 Grade 8 T-25 Torx fasteners. They are built to 1913 Picatinny specifications, fit precisely and have a recoil lug machined into the bottom.
The price of these scope rings will depend on the diameter you need as well as the mount height you choose.
For more information about the company and the products available, visit the Seekins Precision website.
Talley Barrett Fieldcraft Scope Mounts
If you’re looking for an all-in-one scope ring and base solution these rings by Talley are the perfect choice.
Because they are a one-piece option they provide significant strength and durability but are lighter weight.
They are made from aircraft grade aluminum and are fully CNC machined. They provide a rock solid mount that is precise, durable and reliable through any shock delivered to them.
The rings are available as either 1” or 30mm diameter and are built in low (.400”), medium (.500”) or high (.600”) heights.
Find out more about the company and the products available by visiting the Talley Manufacturing website.
All prices quoted on this page have come from the respective manufacturers. While they are merely recommended prices it is usual to find the products for sale at greatly discounted prices.
The Picatinny mounts described on this page will provide a solid and tight mount that will be reliable for the life of your rifle.
The scope rings that have been selected are among the best and most dependable available for this type of rifle.
Your decision may largely come down to your familiarity and past experience with certain manufacturers.
Shooters who are asked to nominate a mount that they have had success with have invariably named one of those listed on this page.