What tools do I need to mount a scope?
Tools For Scope Mounting
- Gunsmithing Screwdriver Set. Screwdrivers are the most important and probably most-used tools for mounting scopes.
- Gun Vise. A gun vise is essential for any kind of firearm maintenance.
- Reticle Leveling System. Never let a poorly aligned scope ruin your shot.
- Laser Bore Sighter.
Should I Loctite my scope mounts?
The quick answer is no we don’t, not unless something indicates to us that it is needed. Most of the companies that make rings and mounts recommend not using Loctite for a couple of reasons. Instead of using Loctite we prefer to use a torque wrench that measures in pounds per inch.
What is lapping tool?
Laps and lapping tools are used for precision surface finishing, often in conjunction with loose abrasive compounds. Lap is a soft material that is charged with an abrasive and is used for cutting harder material. A lapping machine uses a charged lead piece as lap for cutting a hardened steel piece.
How to mount a rifle scope?
Clean Mounting Surfaces. The first step in installing your scope is to properly prep your rifle to accept the mounting of the scope base.
What is scope mounting?
There are typically three components to scope mounting: bases, rings and the scope itself. “Bases” are the part of the mounting that attach directly to the firearm, usually with screws, and they provide—as the name implies—the base that supports the rings and scope.
How to adjust a rifle scope?
Step 1: Elevation Adjustments. Bear with us here. This can get quite technical. The elevation turret adjusts the…