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berto255
06-13-2010, 21:05
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Out of desperation because I wasn't able to get the rings that I wanted, I got a set of weaver rings for the weatherby and some red head (bassproshop) rings for the ragingbull. BUT when I got home I notice that both scopes had move all the way back, I always heard that you r not suppose to tight the rings to much becasue you can crack the tube. But how much is to much? &. How do I know when is not enough? Apparently my were not tight enough! Maybe I need a set of gunsmith screwdrivers to check for torque. Any suggestions?

8541/9999
06-21-2010, 06:46
Call the scope manufacturers they should e able to tell you what torque inch pounds your scope can handle without damage