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Old 02-11-2009, 07:24 PM
rxgolf rxgolf is offline
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Heinie rear sights fell off

Just wondering if anyone else has had problems. My T3 rear sight fell off around round 450. Obviously the set screw came loose. Is there a secret to preventing this from being a problem again. I don't really know how hard to torque it down??
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Greg
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Old 02-11-2009, 07:44 PM
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A little loctite on the screw and a touch on the dovetail should keep it in just fine.
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Old 02-11-2009, 09:34 PM
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Do not over torque. When your finger go white youv'e got about 20-inch pounds torque going through an allen key.
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Old 02-11-2009, 09:56 PM
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A dab of blue locktight on the threads and a touch in the dovetail will lock it in place... make sure to have it centered tho
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:50 PM
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Thanks guys!

OK then, range trip #3 will include the proper wrench and some blue loctite. Then, problem will be solved. I appreciate the help!!!
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Greg
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Old 02-12-2009, 07:35 PM
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OK then, range trip #3 will include the proper wrench and some blue loctite. Then, problem will be solved. I appreciate the help!!!
Regards,
Greg
Put the loctite on the night before. It needs to set up. Make sure that you degrease the locking screw and threads in the sight itself. Rubbing alcohol will work fine.

RMD
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Old 02-12-2009, 07:49 PM
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Thanks for the alcohol tip and the recommendation to let it set up. This just gives me an excuse to play with it before the next range day!!
Thank you!
Greg
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Old 02-12-2009, 10:19 PM
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For that kind of money, I'd be calling NH. Oh yeah, the T3 is a great gun. But that sight issue needs to be fixed for free.
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