Warne’s X-SKEL, now in its second generation, is a lightweight scope mount designed to present the optic at the ideal height for use atop a modern sporting rifle. Machined from 6061 aluminum, the X-SKEL Gen II features a cantilever design to provide additional eye relief, and a one-piece side clamp for ease of installation and a repeatable zero. Available in Black, OD Green, Dark Earth, Blue, Red and Zombie Green. Price: $135 (1", 30 mm), $180 (34 mm). Contact: Warne Scope Mounts; (800) 683-5590; warnescopemounts.com.
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When U.S. forces rushed to stop the North Koreans from overrunning South Korea in 1950, there were almost no American snipers. As the battle lines stabilized, that would change, and the war would become ideal for the employment of well-equipped and well-trained snipers.