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Posted: 11/1/2004 9:20:03 PM EST
i know this is sad, but bare with me. i installed an ARMS BUIS on my new M4gery, but since i've never used loctite before, i am a little baffled about the tiny whit squeeze pouch of loctite that came with it. how should i open this little pouch and how do i apply it? sorry for the ignorance.
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:20:55 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/1/2004 9:24:26 PM EST by gaspain]
RED or Blue?

Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:22:14 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/1/2004 9:25:24 PM EST by gaspain]
actually it sounds like you bought the wrong kind. Did you get one that says "epoxy" or 2 part mix? or it could be a primer.

JUST READ THE DIRECTIONS!!! LOL
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:26:30 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/1/2004 9:28:41 PM EST by Brian_in_Pullman]
If its a little tube that came with the sight, you should just be able to twist off the end. Just put a little on the holddown screw threads and tighten it down. The locktite keeps the screws from coming loose.

ETA: Locktite typically is red or blue, the red is high strength and is for things you don't want to take apart again (you can use heat to losen it), and the blue is medium strength and fine for most applications and it allows you to get things apart again, good if you ever want to take the sight off.

Brian
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:26:46 PM EST
it came in the box with the ARMS 40 sight. i've been told it's blue. there are no directions.
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:26:59 PM EST
Just clip off the end of the tube of lock tite. It will be blue.
Apply one drop on the threads and tighten down as usual.
The loc-tite will keep the part from loosening up from vibration, yet the part will easily disassemble with regular hand tools.

DON'T USE RED LOC-TITE . It is meant for more permanant applications and require the application of heat to break the bond.
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:27:20 PM EST
how tight should i tighten the screw?
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:28:22 PM EST

Originally Posted By topgunpilot20:
how tight should i tighten the screw?



I used a screw driver on mine.
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:29:09 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/1/2004 9:29:36 PM EST by topgunpilot20]

Originally Posted By Agcsy:

Originally Posted By topgunpilot20:
how tight should i tighten the screw?



I used a screw driver on mine.

i mean, should i be afraid of stripping the screw.
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:32:01 PM EST
Get the screw firm and tight, that's all you need.
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:34:06 PM EST
ok, thanks everyone.
Link Posted: 11/1/2004 9:36:31 PM EST
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