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Loc-Tite Question
« on: August 03, 2013, 06:27:42 pm »
Which Loc-Tite is recommended for Grip Screws?  I nearly lost my grip screws for my 228 a week or so ago and I'd rather not have a gun out of commission because of a lost screw.  Thoughts? 
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    Re: Loc-Tite Question
    « Reply #1 on: August 03, 2013, 06:34:47 pm »
    Blue loctite. Loctite 242. You can also use the purple loctite, which is lower strength but blue is easily removable.
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    Re: Loc-Tite Question
    « Reply #2 on: August 03, 2013, 08:39:38 pm »
    The purple handles heat better, but the blue will serve you better.  What ever you do, do NOT use red as that's the permanent stuff.
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    Re: Loc-Tite Question
    « Reply #3 on: August 04, 2013, 09:25:05 am »
    Just to toss out...

    Clear nail polish works for many uses where one wants to "keep snug" still allows for easy removal when needed.

    I like the easy to apply brush as well...

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    Re: Loc-Tite Question
    « Reply #4 on: August 04, 2013, 10:34:11 am »
    Before locktite  people just used a drop of varnish on the threads.  Today correct choice is blue for just about any thread that you might need to remove.

    I've used red on scope base screws on heavy recoiling rifles and found that you can bust it loose later if you need, but it is very difficult.

    Go blue.
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    Re: Loc-Tite Question
    « Reply #5 on: August 04, 2013, 11:52:31 am »
    I also use the clear nail polish on grip screws, knife screws, etc. Its easy to find, removes no prob and holds great.
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