TC Hot Shot Scope Mounting Base Custom Weaver style Base for the Thompson Center Arms Hot Shot 22LR Mini Encore youth rifle. Fits any Weaver style scope mounting rings. Pictured above with a very reasonably priced Hawke Red Dot sight. Mount this base by simply unscrewing the TC Hot Shot peep sight. Underneath you will find two scope mounting holes in the barrel. Screw our TC Hot Shot Scope Base into the scope mounting holes. Base Only... Order Rings Separately. Hot Shot Rifles are reduced size TC Encore/Pro Hunter rifles in 22 LR... Made to fit youth sized shooters.