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#6623273 - 01/08/17 09:37 PM Revolver optics
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In need suggestions for a new optic for my S&W 460XVR. This things thumps when fired, and due to the thump it keeps knocking screws loose on my Burris FF3. I get roughly 20 shots before it's loose. I'm looking for something that has at least 2 clamping screws to hold it on to the rail. Don't want to go tonanscope necessarily unless it's a fixed 3x or less. 2MOA dot or smaller
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#6623303 - 01/08/17 09:57 PM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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Loctite 242?
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#6623335 - 01/08/17 10:28 PM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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I don't know what color that is but blue, red, and purple isn't working. Thought about trying rockset but sometimes I need to remove it because it knocks the base screws loose.
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#6623435 - 01/09/17 05:32 AM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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I had a Rem XP1 in 350 Rem Mag. I ended up having to put 3 rings on it.

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#6623463 - 01/09/17 06:32 AM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
I don't know what color that is but blue, red, and purple isn't working. Thought about trying rockset but sometimes I need to remove it because it knocks the base screws loose.



Jb weld nidea

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#6623611 - 01/09/17 08:34 AM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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Buy a Leupold and get Weigand mounts. http://www.jackweigand.com/

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#6623685 - 01/09/17 09:28 AM Re: Revolver optics [Re: TexFlip]
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Originally Posted By: ChasCZ
I had a Rem XP1 in 350 Rem Mag. I ended up having to put 3 rings on it.


I had 3 rings when I used a Burris scope but it didn't hold zero after a year.

Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Buy a Leupold and get Weigand mounts. http://www.jackweigand.com/


I have their old style mount that doesn't use the factory rear sight mounting, glad to see they changed it
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6623686 - 01/09/17 09:28 AM Re: Revolver optics [Re: SR025]
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Originally Posted By: SR025
Originally Posted By: BigPig
I don't know what color that is but blue, red, and purple isn't working. Thought about trying rockset but sometimes I need to remove it because it knocks the base screws loose.



Jb weld nidea


May just have it fully welded
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6624766 - 01/09/17 07:52 PM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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look at weigand magnum with 3 rings
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#6624774 - 01/09/17 07:56 PM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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4 magnum rings
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#6625891 - 01/10/17 11:58 AM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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TSOB
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#6626186 - 01/10/17 02:50 PM Re: Revolver optics [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
TSOB


???
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6626211 - 01/10/17 03:10 PM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
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???


Maybe this

http://sskindustries.com/tsob/


Somebody on the S&W forum mentioned Ultradot for bigger pistols. Midway has several including this one
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/293965/...tyle-base-matte
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#6630051 - 01/12/17 08:48 PM Re: Revolver optics [Re: BigPig]
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I have only scoped one pistol and it was a .357 mag Ruger Blackhawk with Wiegand mounts and a Burriss scope...and I agree with that old pistol expert (who I wish I would have known) Elmer Keith....scoping a pistol is just not a great idea.
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