Frequently Asked Questions


Ring Screws

We have changed our scope mount ring design to have two screws on the top instead of three screws. In testing, we have found that the two screws are just as secure as three. Some dealers still show photos of three screws, however the newest production mounts from us are two screws on top.

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Tactical Lever

The Tactical lever features an enlarged thumbpad to allow easier manipulation while wearing gloves.

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Replacement Scope Mount Rings

We have recently changed the design of the rings used on our Recon and Scout series mounts. The photo below shows old and new style rings. Please specify which style ring you need if you have one that is damaged.

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Picatinny/Weaver Rail Fitment

American Defense Mounts will fit both Picatinny and Weaver rails. Our standard cross bolt width is .203″, made for milspec picatinny rails. We do offer a smaller bolt that is .187″ wide. Our mounts will fit some, but not all weaver rails. If the recoil lug width on the weaver rail is greater than .187″ our smaller .187″ ...

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