Welcome to the Evolution Gun Works FAQ Page!

We’ve worked hard to create a comprehensive listing of information to help you place your order as smoothly as possible.
Please have a look through our FAQ pages and responses to see if we’ve covered your question. If you require further assistance after reading the response, please feel free to contact us via telephone or e-mail.
The following are a few of our most commonly asked general questions. For more thorough answers and detailed information, please visit any of the FAQ pages listed to the left.

Comprehensive Scope Mount List
Comprehensive Scope Mount List

Red Dot Mount List
Red Dot Mount List

Torque Specs:
Scope Mount: 20 in/lbs
Ring Caps: 15 in/lbs
Ring Crossbolts: 65 in/lbs
Practical Rings: (tighten bottom first): 20 in/lbs

What's the difference between the Standard scope mount and the HD?

Standard Scope Mount:

6061 Aluminum
Standard Anodized

HD Scope Mount:

7075 Aluminum
Hardcoat Anodized
Full Cross Slots
Lower Profile

What does M.O.A mean/stand for?

M.O.A. stands for Minute of Angle. For example: 20 M.O.A. or Minutes of Angle is equal to 1/3 of one degree.

We recommend:
0 MOA - if shooting 0-500 yards
20 MOA - if shooting 500-1000 yards

Is my gun a short or long action?

Actions vary, based upon brand. For a detailed breakdown of actions please see our Short or Long Action FAQ.

How high is the base I will be purchasing?

Our Tactical rails measure in at .4” - .45”. Our HD rails sit lower at .3” - . 35”.

Has my order shipped yet?

98% of orders consisting of in-stock items are shipped within 3 business days. If your order is not updated and you have not received shipment tracking information within 4 business days, please contact us by phone or e-mail. Please have your order confirmation number available when you contact us. For more information please review the Purchasing & Shipping FAQs. 

Where is my order confirmation/shipping confirmation?

Our system automatically sends out order confirmation emails and tracking emails when the order has been shipped. If you do not see these emails in your inbox, check your spam folder. If it is not in your spam folder please let us know. 

I’m going to order your base, are mounting screws provided with the base?

Yes, you will receive mounting screws along with a wrench. Additional sets of replacement screws can be purchased separately.

What material are your scope bases made from?

Our tactical bases are made from extruded 6061 T6 aluminum. Our HD bases are machined from solid 7075 T6 aluminum. We have a small selection of bases available in heat treated 4140 steel (the steel is machined after the heat treating). Give us a call to inquire about pricing for custom bases.