Contessa Picatinny Rail - Sako 75/85 Short - Extended/Adjustable

20% VAT incl.

  • Model:PH12N/NV/0
Contessa Extended Picatinny Rail for Sako 75* / 85 Short
With 0 MOA
Fits Sako Models: 75 / 85
Fits Calibres: 22-250 Rem / .243 Win / .260 Win / .308 Win / 7mm-08 Rem
(Please always double check the action size as this is a guide for the action size)

Rail Length: - 215mm
Extension Rearwards: - 65mm
Distance between Bases: - 66 - 90mm
Height (BH) - 12mm
Weight: - 230g
Material: - Steel
Code Ref: PH12N/NV/0

Contents Supplied:
- 1x Steel Rail,
- 1x Rear Base,
- 1x Front Base,
- 1x Wrenches,
- Fitting Screws all included

This Steel Picatinny Rail is precision made by Contessa Alessandro & C. s.n.c. The mount is precision made to fit the Sako Tapered Dovetail System. Supplied as components, the separate bases are mounted to the rifle and locked in place with vertical locking screws (we do suggest giving the bases a firm tap with a plastic hammer to make sure they're fitted on fully). This is the Extended Version designed to be used with scopes such as night vision, which need to be mounted rearwards for better eye relief.

You can't always tell which size Sako action you have from the calibre, so to check which rail fits your rifle all you need to do is measure the length between your two bases, i.e. measure the length of your ejection port.
If it's approx. 56mm you need the Sako X-Short Rail
74mm you need the Sako Short Rail.
If it's approx. 84mm you need the Sako Medium Rail.
If it's approx. 94mm you need the Sako Long Rail.

Distance Spacing: (distances between bases)
30mm (Dovetail Base) / 66 - 90mm / 31mm (Dovetail Base)

The independent front and rear bases slide onto the Sako dovetails, then are tightened to the action using locking screws from the top of the base. Once the bases are fitted, the length of picatinny fits over the top of them and is screwed on to the bases to secure them in place. We would recommend using thread locker adhesive to ensure the screws don't loosen under recoil.

A common issue with the Sako rifles is that the taper on the rifle is not the same as the taper on the picatinny rail. Contessa have designed their rail to fit as accurately as possible, tested on a wide number of Sako 85 actions. We have discovered there are slight variations in the Sako rifle dovetails due to factory tolerances, so even just a 1/100 of a mm can mean a poor fit. A method we use to overcome this poor fit is to hand fit the bases to the rifle using a file. We can instruct on a good method if this is the case - email us at

Other Models Available:
Sako 75/85 X-Short (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 X-Short Adjustable (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 X-Short Extended (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 X-Short Extended / Adjustable (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 Short Adjustable (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 Short Extended (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 Short Extended / Adjustable (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 Medium (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 Medium Adjustable (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 Medium Extended (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 Long (0 MOA)
Sako 75/85 Long Adjustable (0 MOA)

The Contessa Catalogue has the full range of products available. If you would like any help with parts or fitting, feel free to call us on 01978 66 00 01. We can offer advise on the best possible solution, and a high quality scope mounting service.

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