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Post by STEVE SAMELAK on Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:48 am

Is there a specific torque setting for the mounting screw?
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Re: MOUNTING MARVEL UNITS

Post by Dave C. on Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:47 am

Just snug enough that it does not loosen while shooting.  
Yea, that even sounds lame to me but thats the way I've 
always done it.  Nothing can be gained by over tightening 
it.  It has worked for me for the last 10+ years and many
 rounds down range.

Good health and good shooting.
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Post by Rob Kovach on Thu Sep 12, 2013 1:51 pm

I think the spec is in german:  Guttentiet
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Post by STEVE SAMELAK on Thu Sep 12, 2013 2:05 pm

So that would be slightly less than over tight:bom:
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Re: MOUNTING MARVEL UNITS

Post by dan allen on Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:26 am

I have heard of them coming loose in a match but have not experienced this. I just gently snug it with the wrench that came with it.

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Post by BE Mike on Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:53 am

Two words: blue Loctite.
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Post by dronning on Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:40 am

I have had it come loose during a practice session.  I've adding checking it as part of my pre-match routine.

+1 on blue Loctite idea
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Post by Rob Kovach on Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:25 pm

I've never used Loctite on mine, and never had it come loose on its own.  Maybe your torque wrench calibration for "gutenteit" is off a little.lol!
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Post by BE Mike on Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:34 pm

Rob Kovach wrote:I've never used Loctite on mine, and never had it come loose on its own.  Maybe your torque wrench calibration for "gutenteit" is off a little.lol!
Yours won't ever get loose until you are shooting that refire in the rapid fire match at Camp Perry.Sad
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Post by Rob Kovach on Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:48 pm

At camp perry, the gun comes loose, the scope comes loose, the battery goes dead as the sun comes out, and all of your ammo got wet because of flooding in the huts.
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Re: MOUNTING MARVEL UNITS

Post by Jack H on Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:56 pm

If you round the end of the rod and relieve the threads a bit on the side it will be better.  The radius point of contact will be uniform and square on the stop pin.  I have never had one come loose with this and the gutenteit method.
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