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CHLChris 12-10-2012 12:01 AM

Help my 10/22 get screwed
 
My 10/22 had an aluminum see-through picatinny riser attached wth 4 screws into the receiver when I bought it.

When I installed brand new Tech-Sights (TSR-200...awesome!!!), I couldn't get the 4 screws removed so I destroyed them with my screw extractor.

Now that I want to install this riser on another 10/22, I need 4 more screws.

Anybody know the type of screw I could/should use?

downsouth 12-10-2012 12:07 AM

If all else fails I bet midway usa knows and has them. Good luck.

hiwall 12-10-2012 02:26 AM

Best guess is 6x48 screws.

CHLChris 12-10-2012 04:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by downsouth (Post 1045919)
If all else fails I bet midway usa knows and has them. Good luck.

Maybe this one:

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Curlyjoe_99 12-10-2012 05:20 PM

go up a size to 8-32 or 8-48. the aluminum receiver is known to have the factory threads strip out. going larger gets you into a more meatier portion of the receiver and a more sturdy mount. just double check the screws' depth. they shouldn't reach into the receiver as they will bind with the bolt as it cycles.

CHLChris 02-23-2013 06:11 PM

Here's how I fixed the problem:

I bought another 10/22 that came with an extra set of screws for a different mount. Good fix, huh?


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