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Do you use Lock-Tite on your rifle's screws?

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To my annoyance, I've experienced rifles backing out their screws on me before. The non-permanent Lock Tite clears this right up, but I'm not sure what the public opinion is on this. If no, why not, and how do you prevent this problem?

(I'm talking about scope mount screws, and stock screws)
 

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Nope. I've never used it. I check the screws to make sure they are tight fairly often.

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I use them on my 300 winchester magnum and 45-70. The other rifles I have had scoped were pretty solid, but I find those two tend to shake the screws loose more often. The scout mount I bought for the 45-70 came with loc-tite, so...
 

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I used it on my bolt handle for my SC1 it came loose after the first couple of rounds. The bolt knob screws on to the bolt so I used the lock tite and have never had a problem since.
 

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Drew said:
I used it on my bolt handle for my SC1 it came loose after the first couple of rounds. The bolt knob screws on to the bolt so I used the lock tite and have never had a problem since.
Funny you mention that drew.... we lock tite the bolt handles now :wink:

MEL
 
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