GUN 10/22 question. Just got my new scope.

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  1. itchiban

    itchiban New Member

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    So I guess my scope rail was never lock-tited. So I'm going to do that, but should I do the rings too?

    I've also heard about people using lock-tite on their takedown screws. Anyone else do this?

    Glacias.

    btw. New scope rocks :cool:
     
  2. Clingman

    Clingman Clingman runs Bartertown.

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    Nope. Use blue loctite on the rail screws, and smear red loctite on the bottom of the rail before you bolt it on.
     
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    islanderman7 New Member

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    never heard of 'loctite'. but i just bought a new scope for my 10/22 and never put any of this stuff on. does home depot sell this stuff, or do i have to go to a local gun store? Also, is this stuff even recommended? pros and cons if theres any.
     
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    auto parts store. blue loctite is removable, red loctite is permanent. it makes sure ur screws don't come loose, can't hurt to put the blue stuff on.
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    Most sporting goods stores sell Guntite, which is Loctite made specially for gun parts.
     
  6. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    I really fail to see why you would smear red loctite on the rail itself, the screws will be more than enough to hold it in place.
     
  7. itchiban

    itchiban New Member

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    Thanks guys.

    I bought the wrong loctite at wally world. Have to hit home depot tomorrow.
     
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    one66stang Haters.com

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    plain old nail polish works to and just as good as loctite.
     
  9. Clingman

    Clingman Clingman runs Bartertown.

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    Sure the screws will hold it down but the tolerance between the screw and the hole mean that the rail could still walk around a tiny bit.
     
  10. itchiban

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    I put blue on the screws and then blue on the bottom of the rail. Red is supposed to be permanant and I might want to change the entire rail soon. It says to wait 24 hours to "cure" fully :( I wanted to go zero it in tomorrow.

    Thanks
     
  11. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    red can be loosened with heat
     

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