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Post by faraim 4/27/2021, 6:11 pm

I bought a Pachmayr range box on eBay and it arrived today. Boy, this thing is a beast! It is the 5 gun model with rear compartment. It's in excellent condition, with a great little 20x Bushnell scope. However the scope attachment broke in shipping. So I need to figure out a way to fix it or I'll look into returning the box. The dimensions are: 18.25" x 14" x 11.5" and she weighs 17.5 lbs. with scope. I've included some photos.Pachmayr range box arrived Img_4013
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Post by fc60 4/27/2021, 6:32 pm

Greetings,

File a claim for the damage.

Also, McMaster have a variety of push on retaining clips.

Retaining Clips

Cheers,

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Post by aub1957 4/27/2021, 7:24 pm

If you decide to keep the box and need a scope mount, PM me.

I bought a NOS old-school mount a while back for very little $. I am not using it and it might fit that scope.

[Let me edit to say the clamp screws down to 2.5 inches in diameter minimum. So, where it goes around your scope, it would have to be 2.5 inches or larger in diameter.]

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Post by 824tsv 4/28/2021, 7:29 am

Does anyone have a source for the OEM spring clip that holds the lid up?
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Post by xman 4/28/2021, 7:49 am

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824tsv wrote:Does anyone have a source for the OEM spring clip that holds the lid up?
I have a gun-ho box and use a X-large paper clamp available at any office supply store. You might have to buy a box of them (6 or so) but they come in handy for other things too.


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Post by shooter1450 4/28/2021, 8:45 am

I have an extra. PM me.

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Post by JKR 4/28/2021, 11:53 am

Those are great little scopes for the shooting box. They are usually overlooked by new shooters and I never understood why. They can often be found n eBay for reasonable a very reasonable price.

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Post by Rick H. 4/28/2021, 12:06 pm

The scope should never have been attached for shipping.  It should have been dismounted and wrapped with protective sheeting and then placed inside the box.  What was the shipper thinking?  I certainly wouldn't send that box back.  It looks in really good shape and they are getting hard to find in decent condition.  If necessary I hold my lid open with a small bungee cord, or paper clamp as was shown.

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Post by Wobbley 4/28/2021, 12:40 pm

I’ve seen a lot of guys use these for holding the box lid open.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/BESSEY-2-in-Capacity-Square-Jawed-Ratcheting-Hand-Clamp-with-2-in-Throat-Depth-XCRG2/302468868

And another guy used one holding a scope to the top rear corner of his box lid.  The scope was attached to a piece of sheet metal (maybe 2”x1), but I think a piece of hardboard would also do as well.  The scope and piece of sheet metal was just unclamped and put in the box.
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Post by xman 4/28/2021, 1:01 pm

To the OP ...In time space is a premium inside a pistol box, go with the options that take up the least space for attaching the scope or holding the box lid open.
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Post by SonOfAGun 4/28/2021, 4:29 pm

824tsv wrote:Does anyone have a source for the OEM spring clip that holds the lid up?

I use a 1" C-clamp with a knob attached for better ergonomics.
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Post by Asa Yam 4/28/2021, 5:14 pm

What I use to hold the lid open:  https://www.harborfreight.com/2-12-in-nylon-spring-clamp-69290.html

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Post by mspingeld 4/28/2021, 5:20 pm

I like these: https://www.irwin.com/tools/clamps/handi-clamps

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