Get the most out of your Bergara B14 HMR rifle by buying the best scope base possible. Ensuring the scope is solidly mounted to the receiver of the rifle is the perfect first step to accuracy and consistency.
The Bergara B14 HMR (Hunting Match Rifle) is a great rifle for hunters who are getting started in longer range shooting. It is compatible with the Remington 700 which is perfect for sourcing parts and adding accessories.
The rifle is known for being a long-range precision rifle. It is built to suit hunters and competition shooters providing a high performance action that is reliable and repeatable.
As with all precision rifles, it pays to use high quality accessories to get the most out of its performance.
In this case, we are looking at scope bases attached to the receiver.
All of the major manufacturers are represented below. They provide quality parts and deciding which to choose will come down to personal preference, length of base and price.
Listed below is a selection of scope bases regularly recommended by hunters. 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 base.
Comparison List of Scope Bases Suitable for the Bergara B14 HMR
Make / Model
- Precision CNC machined
- Machined from 7075-T6 aluminum
- Long or short action
- 0, 20 or 40 MOA
- High strength steel
- Measures 7" long
- Long or short action
- Long or short action
- Solid steel
- Accepts Picatinny or Weaver
- 20 MOA
- Long or short action
- 7075 aluminum
Description of Bergara B14 HMR Scope Bases
Now that we have been able to browse through the scope bases considered to be most suited for the Bergara B14 HMR model 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.
Nightforce Remington 700 One Piece 20MOA Base
Nightforce is one of the leading and most trusted manufacturers of quality, high performing scope bases.
This X-Treme Duty base is machined from a single billet of steel. It is precision CNC machined to Mil Std. 1913 specifications.
The shape of the base matches the receiver contour exactly ensuring precise alignment.
It features an integral recoil lug. The lug machined into the bottom prevents movement and eliminates recoil stress on the mounting screws.
Available either for a long or short action rifle, you can pick up the X-Treme Duty with either a 20 MOA or a 40 MOA taper.
Find out more about this and other scope mounts by visiting the Nightforce website.
EGW HD Remington 700 Bergara B14 Picatinny Rail
The HD (Heavy Duty) scope mounts are the premium aluminum line of mounts in the EGW range. They are machined from 7075-T6 aluminum.
These scope mounts feature full cross slots that allow for the use of quick detach rings.
The mount design is especially for heavy calibers and suits shooters with a high quality set-up at their disposal. In other words, perfect for the Bergara B14 HMR.
As with other mounts suggested for the Bergara B14 HMR on this page, look for the mounts designated as suitable for the Remington 700.
This rail is available to suit either a long action or a short action rifle and it is possible to find it with 0 MOA, 20 MOA or 40 MOA.
Find out more about this and other scope mounts by visiting the Evolution Gun Works website.
Trijicon AccuPoint Remington 700 Rail
This is a high strength 1913 Picatinny steel rail that measures 7” in length. The rail is designed for either long action or short action rifles.
This is a steel base made to be compatible with any MIL spec product.
The design of this particular base gives you 20 MOA of elevation.
The base design caters to the long range shooter looking for a higher level range of adjustment in their scope. It suits the precision that the Bergara B14 HMR can provide.
Find out more about the entire range of products by visiting the Trijicon website.
Talley Picatinny Bergara B14 Scope Mount
Another very popular choice when it comes to lightweight, solid Picatinny rails. The Talley rail is machined from 7000 series alloy has been given a hard-coat anodized finish. There is no doubt that the rail will hold firm under tremendous shock and is suitable for all magnum calibers.
The rail suits all optics mounts designed in accordance with the MIL-STD-1913 Pic Rail specifications.
The base is available for both long action and short action types. It is also an optional choice to use the standard rail at 0 MOA or the 20 MOA version.
Find out more about this and other scope mounts by visiting the Talley Manufacturing website.
Hi-Lux Remington 700 1-Piece Base
Often recommended by Bergara B14 shooters is the Hi-Lux 1-piece base.
Made from solid steel, precision machined to extremely tight tolerances, this base is high quality in its precision and the finish.
It is machined to Weaver dimensions making it possible to accept either Picatinny or Weaver rings.
The base is available for either short or long action rifles. In this case we are looking at a base with 20 MOA built in.
For more information about this and other scope mounts visit the Hi-Lux Optics website.
Area 419 Remington 700 Scope Rail Base
This is a high quality rail that has been made from 7075 aluminum. Care has been taken to ensure there are no rough edges with precision milling performed on its entirety.
It has an integral recoil lug machined in to ensure no movement under recoil pressures.
The rail is available either as a fully slotted version which is compatible with all Picatinny scope mounts or an Area 419 designed ARC top.
It is also available with either 20 or 30 MOA. Models are available that suit either short action or long action rifles.
The rail measures 8.25” long and weighs 0.2 lbs.
For more information about this and other scope mounts visit the Area 419 website.
Long Action and Short Action
As a reminder…
The Short action version of this rifle are chambered in:
.243 Win., .308 Win. and 6.5 Creedmoor
The Long action suitable calibers are chambered in:
6.5x55 SE mm, .270 Win., .30-06 SPRG., 8x57 JS and 9.3x62 plus the following magnum calibers: 7mm Rem. Mag., .300 Win. Mag. and .375 H&H.
The Bergara B14 is a precision rifle that boasts an impressive selection of models covering many major, or commonly used, calibers. This provides the shooter with a wide range of choices when it comes to scope mounts.
The mounts examined above are the ones frequently mentioned by shooters when asked for their recommendation for a solid mounting platform.
Just make sure that you find yourself a rail that matches the action of your rifle.