Anschütz is a renowned manufacturer of sporting firearms with headquarters in Ulm, Germany. J.G. Anschütz produces Air pistols, Air rifles, Rimfire and Centerfire rifles. Company was founded in the middle of 1850, more precisely 1856 by Julius Gottfried Anschütz. Currently, Anschütz manufactures rifles for hunting, Biathlon and Target competitions. Additionally, Anschütz is also known as one of the major shareholders of Steyr Sportwaffen company, which is an Austrian company renowned for the production of various target firearms.
Anschutz 54 is a Bolt-Action Rimfire rifle which is designed for competition Target shooting and is chambered in .22 LR. Caliber. This rifle is designed with on two actions, which are Anschutz 54 and Anschutz 54.30 Action. The new 54.30 action is smaller and more rigid. Barrel's length is 660 mm and is designed with 8 grooves. Anschutz 54 features 5018 Two-stage trigger, with safety catch installed on the left side. There are 6 different stocks availiable for Anschutz 54. Super Match, 1918 Aluminium Precise, 1918 Aluminium Precise Benchrest, 1914 Walnut, 1907 Walnut and BR-50 Walnut. For the purpose of mounting solutions, Anschutz 54 has 11 mm Dovetail installed on the receiver.
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Fixed two-piece ring mounts cannot be detached from a rifle without the use of tools. They come at an affordable price and offer high reliability. Generally, they are not difficult to install on a rifle. Fixed means that the user cannot quickly detach and therefore switch scopes, which limits the usability of the rifle. Fixed ring mounts for Anschutz 54 are mostly produced in two fashions. A) direct rings with 11 mm clamps and B) advanced two part rings with separated base part, which clamps 11 mm Dovetail and ring which is attached to the base part. Simple rings are cheaper and easier to manufacture, while more advanced rings with separated ring and base part are more expensive, but usually offer a possibility to adjust scope's windage on the mount itself. Some manufacturers also produce one-piece Monoblock mounts for Anschutz 54.
We can group fixed ring mounts for Anschutz 54 in the following groups:
Aluminium Two-Piece Direct Rings
Steel Two-Piece Direct Rings
Two-Piece Rings (Two-Parts)
Fixed one-piece ring mounts are divided into two separate groups. First group are lightweight Monoblock Mounts for Air Rifles and Rimfire rifles. They are very good at providing concentricness between both rings which results in no tension on the scope. The second group are Tactical Monoblock Mounts for Center-Fire rifles. These mounts provide great robustness and stability.
Aluminium One-Piece Air Gun Monoblock mounts for Anschutz 54
Aluminium One-Piece Tactical Monoblock mounts for Anschutz 54
When talking about Detachable Mounting options, this means these mounts are removable without tools or other instruments, additionally you can remove them simply with the use of bare hands. Usually, these mounts don't offer full repeatability. These mounting options offer great advantage in terms of transport. Riflescope and rifle can be transported individually. When reattaching the scope on the rifle, point of impact shifts up to 10 cm on 100 m. Usually, Detachable Mounting options are designated as QR (quick release) or QD (quick detachable) abbreviations.
Detachable Rings mounts are designed with simple metal levers, which are used for quick remove from the rifle. These mounts straightforwardly clamp on the 11 mm Dovetail of Anschutz 54. Final position of the levers can usually be switched without the change of the clamping force on the Dovetail. This offers a posibillity to adjust the position of the levers for a better visual appeal (both levers pointing in the same direction), once the mount is positioned and fixed on the 11 mm Dovetail. Usually, Detachable Mounting options are designated as QR (quick release) or QD (quick detachable) abbreviations.
Detachable Scope Rail mounts are usually composed of two-parts. Lower part of the mount clamps on the Dovetail, while the upper part clamps on scope rail. There are four different Scope Rail mounts available. Which are: LM rail, Zeiss ZM/VM rail, Swarovski SR rail and S&B Convex rail. Ordinarily, they are designed with windage adjustment incorporated in their design and are commonly more expensive. Usually, Detachable Mounting options are designated as QR (quick release) or QD (quick detachable) abbreviations.
Repeatable mounts are the most sophisticated mounts available and their main purpose is the removal of the telescopic sight from the rifle and mount it back again without the need of zeroing it all over. Repeatable detachable mounts are basically the same as detachable ring or scope rail mounts, with a difference regarding mounting mechanism. Repeatable detachable mounts are designed with a precise clamping mechanism, which always requires identical hand clamping force everytime. Additionally, the same position is a guarantee. Usually, Detachable Mounting options are designated as QR (quick release) or QD (quick detachable) abbreviations.
Repeatable Slip-On ring mounts for Anschutz 54:
Repeatable Slip-On rail mounts for Anschutz 54:
A special kind of repeatable mounts are pivot mounts, also known as swing mounts. They offer 100 % repeatability and can be quickly and simply detached and reattached with the use of levers, buttons and screws, with no tools required. Pivot mounts are extremely durable, lightweight, compact and elegant. Their drawback is perhaps their price, which is considerably higher than the price of fixed mounts with rings and other mounting options. The installation on the rifle should be done by a skilled gunsmith. Most of the times, pivot mounts are higher than 14 mm.
Pivot ring mounts guarantee 100 % repeatability and are available either as one-piece or two-piece versions. They allow simple installation of multiple riflescopes or red dot sights on a single rifle with great amount of interchangeability.
Pivot rail mounts are available in either one-piece or two-piece versions. They allow simple installation of multiple riflescopes or red dot sights on a single rifle with a great amount of interchangeability and 100 % repeatability. These mounts are almost the same as pivot mounts with rings but are intended for mounting of scopes with Zeiss ZM/VM rail, Swarovski SR rail, S&B Convex rail or traditional LM rail. Such setup tends to be a bit higher than with ring mounting, but this is usually not a problem for scopes with 50 or 56 mm objective lens. One-Piece Pivot mounts for rails clamp on the rail of the scope on almost it's entire length and provide very reliable mounting solution.
The Picatinny rail is on a good way of becoming a global standard for mounting since it was invented in 1995. Developed on the Weaver template, the biggest advantage of the Picatinny rail is the usage across its entire length, unlike Weaver which has predesignated slots for mounting, limiting its usability and versatility. Ease of use and interchangeability are also its assets. Picatinny has slots evenly placed, namely exactly 5.23 mm one from the other and 3 mm deep. Because of this, the mounting is identical on all firearms using the Picatinny standard. Picatinny rails are usually available with 0 MOA or 20 MOA. Picatinny rail can accommodate all types of mounts, also those designed for Weaver standard.
Adapters offer difference of height and mounting solutions. For example, upper side of the adapter has a Picatinny rail installed, while bottom side attaches to Dovetail additionally, it also raises mounting surface.
Risers offer difference only in height meanwhile, mounting solution stays the same. For example, bottom side clamps the 11 mm Dovetail, while upper side also offers a posibillity for 11 mm Dovetail installment.
The Docter Sight is a reflex sight with an array of application options. It is ideal for shotguns and for use on driven hunts. It can also be used on handguns, rifles and various other platforms. There are three availiable Docter sight mounting solutions. Which are: Repeatable, Fixed and Detachable. We should mention that Detachable Docter sights mounts require a new zeroing everytime you reattach it to the rifle. Repeatable mounts hold a constant zero. Usually, Detachable Mounting options are designated as QR (quick release) or QD (quick detachable) abbreviations.
Aimpoint Micro is a tube dot sight for military use but is also gaining in popularity on the civil market. There are two types of models: the H models are designed for hunters, while the T models are designed for military users. There are three availiable Aimpoint Micro mounting solutions. Which are: Repeatable, Fixed and Detachable. We should mention that Detachable Aimpoint Micro mounts require a new zeroing everytime you reattach it to the rifle. Repetable mounts hold a constant zero. Usually, Detachable Mounting options are designated as QR (quick release) or QD (quick detachable) abbreviations.
Zeiss Compact Point is a contemporary Red Dot Reflex sight ideally designed for driven hunts. Due to it's small, rigid and compact design, it's very appropriate and usable for competition and sport shooting. Zeiss Compact Point can be mounted on shotguns, handguns and rifles. This small, lightweight but robust optical device is availiable with two different versatile mounting options. A) Standard mounting, for Picatinny and Weaver mounting rails. B) Zeiss plate, a universal mounting option for various rifles. There are three availiable Zeiss Compact Point mounting solutions. Which are: Repeatable, Fixed and Detachable. We should mention that Detachable Zeiss Compact Point mounts require a new zeroing everytime you reattach it to the rifle. Repetable mounts hold a constant zero. Usually, Detachable Mounting options are designated as QR (quick release) or QD (quick detachable) abbreviations.