To get the most out of a quality rifle such as the Tikka T3x Hunter you want the toughness and reliability of the best possible scope base. On this page we list and review 6 of the best scope bases recommended for use on the Tikka T3x rifle.
To ensure your scope is properly mounted you will need a Picatinny rail designed especially for the Tikka T3x.
All the leading rifle accessory manufacturers produce a base for the Tikka so it comes down to a question of which one is made with the features you need.
Your choices will come down to steel or aluminum construction, the length of the rail and its weight. All of these being important considerations.
Most brands will also provide you with a choice of MOA rates with the most common being 0 MOA or 20 MOA. Depending on your expected shooting range, this will be a significant factor in which one you buy.
Listed below is a selection of scope bases 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 base.
Comparison List of Scope Bases Suitable for the Tikka T3x Hunter
Make / Model
- Billet 6061-T6 Aluminum
- Standard or 20 MOA
- 6061 T6 Extruded Aluminum
- 0 or 20 MOA
- Matte black anodized finish
- Series 7000 Alloy
- 20 MOA
- Anti-cant indicator
- Hard coat finish
- 7075 T6 aluminum
- Machined from 7075 aluminum
- 0 or 20 MOA
- Milled from solid steel
- 0 or 25 MOA
Description of Tikka T3x Hunter Scope Bases
Now that we have been able to browse through the scope bases considered to be most suited for the Tikka T3x Hunter 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.
Outerimpact Tikka Picatinny Rail
The Outerimpact Picatinny rail is precision machined from Billet 6061-T6 aluminum to meet the MIL-SPEC 1913 standard as well as Nato specifications.
This is a lightweight rail that is suitable for all optical and other accessories as a one-piece mounting platform.
The rail measures 6.649" in length. For mounting it comes with four 6-48 Weaver T-10 Torx Head screws.
As well as the standard 0 MOA, you can also choose the 20 MOA model for longer range shooting.
Find out more about this and other scope mounts by visiting the Outerimpact website.
EGW Tikka T3 / T3X Picatinny Rail
The Picatinny Rail by EGW is made specific for the Tikka rifle and as well as fitting the Hunter it will also work with any Tikka T3 Lite and T3X Rifles.
This rail is a one piece Picatinny rail machined from 6061 T6 Extruded Aluminum. It features a matte black anodizing finish.
It measures 7.458" in length and weighs 2 ounces. It has a height of 0.4" when measured from the top of the receiver to the top of the Picatinny.
The rail comes standard with either 0 MOA or 20 MOA. However it is also possible to request a custom rail with either 30 MOA or 40 MOA built in.
The mount is provided with standard 6-48 screws.
Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the Evolution Gun Works website.
Talley Picatinny Base for Tikka T3x
This base is machined from Series 7000 high grade alloy with a hard-coat protective anodize finish to 65 Rockwell. It is amazingly hard-wearing and will last the life of the rifle.
The anti-cant indicator is really just a fancy way of saying it has a bubble level built into the back of the base.
It is manufactured with a 20 MOA offset for shooting over longer distances.
The base accepts standard Picatinny rings and is suited to long range hunting or long range target shooting.
Visit the Talley website for more information about these rails.
Leupold Backcountry Cross-Slot Tikka T3x Scope Base
This is a one piece Picatinny rail that provides a strong and reliable lightweight mount for the Tikka T3x at a very competitive price.
The mount is machined 7075-T6 aluminum but it only weighs 2.2oz. For a 5.9 inch long rail, this is very light and is a great way of maximizing eye relief with a great deal of versatility in the placement of your scope rings.
Leupold makes this rail to suit a short action or a long action rifle. It is also possible to buy it with zero or 20 MOA for long range shooting options.
The rail fits both Picatinny and Weaver-style rings.
Find out more about all of the products available from the company by visiting the Leupold website.
Area 419 Tikka T3 Standard Action Improved Scope Rail
The Standard Action Scope Rail for the Tikka T3 rifles is a high quality piece of equipment machined from 7075 aluminum.
It features a stainless recoil pin for additional stability. The Picatinny rail is machined to MIL-STD-1913 spec.
The rail is available either as 0 MOA or 20 MOA and the angle of the base is guaranteed by the company.
The screws are T10 Torx and the rail comes with a T10 Torx key.
Find out more about all of the products from the company by visiting the Area 419 website.
Burris Xtreme Tactical 1 Piece Base
This is a scope base that offers extreme toughness and rock solid rigid stability for your scope on the Tikka T3X rifle.
It is milled from a single piece of solid steel and the cross-slots provide compatability with any Weaver-style or Picatinny-style rings.
The scope base can be found with either 0 MOA of cant or 25 MOA of cant.
Find out more about the products from the company by visiting the Burris Optics 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.
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.