Scope mounting coming loose

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Scope mounting coming loose

Post by W.Miguire » Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:22 pm

How many of you had your scope mount come loose and what did you do? Mine did so I countersunk the holes and put in new screws and locktited them in seems to hold good so far. Would like to know how you fixed yours.
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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by longbow joe » Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:24 pm

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I loctite my scope mounts with red nasty loctite right from day one.More than likely they are gonna be on for the life of the crossbow.lf l have a problem with the trigger l will just get a new unit and a new mount.. We have the best crossbow in the world ditch the Woolworths factory rings and get it the quality it deserves. To match.l never have had a mount issue. Or a ring issue
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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by W.Miguire » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:03 pm

I never had trouble with the rings coming loose . What I meant was the ADF to the trigger. That's is the mounting that came loose.
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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by xcaliber » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:21 pm

I bought some stainless screws that have a decent driver hole, blue lock tite, and no problems.
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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by vixenmaster » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:34 pm

I always take the factory button heads screws out n throw them in a can. I use torqx head n locktite blue
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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by Boo » Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:29 am

I use a "T" handle allen and tighten the fasteners enough that the shaft of the tool twists 90 degrees and hold it for a couple of seconds. I've never had a scope base screw come loose.
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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by amythntr » Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:07 am

Boo wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:29 am
I use a "T" handle allen and tighten the fasteners enough that the shaft of the tool twists 90 degrees and hold it for a couple of seconds. I've never had a scope base screw come loose.
....Boo, I beg to differ. You have been know to have a Screw Loose on a few occassions! :eusa-think: :lol:

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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by Boo » Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:53 am

amythntr wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:07 am
Boo wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:29 am
I use a "T" handle allen and tighten the fasteners enough that the shaft of the tool twists 90 degrees and hold it for a couple of seconds. I've never had a scope base screw come loose.
....Boo, I beg to differ. You have been know to have a Screw Loose on a few occassions! :eusa-think: :lol:

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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by flightattendant100 » Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:23 pm

Boo wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:53 am
amythntr wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:07 am
Boo wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:29 am
I use a "T" handle allen and tighten the fasteners enough that the shaft of the tool twists 90 degrees and hold it for a couple of seconds. I've never had a scope base screw come loose.
....Boo, I beg to differ. You have been know to have a Screw Loose on a few occassions! :eusa-think: :lol:

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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by mr meat » Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:03 pm

Boy somebody needs a time out :lol:
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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by dfinley » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:47 pm

Where can I buy alternative screws?

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Re: Scope mounting coming loose

Post by janesy » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:50 am

dfinley wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:47 pm
Where can I buy alternative screws?
Any fastener supply can give you quality hardware. Not big box as a rule.
While you are there, a GOOD set of hex/Allen keys will be wise investment. Consider this tidbit, tool are made to precision... Fasteners are not(painting with a broad brush). Good tools, allow the fastener to do it's job without additional stress
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