ACI keeps coming loose

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Alan Griffith, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. Alan Griffith

    Alan Griffith Well-Known Member

    Aug 22, 2005
    My ACI keeps coming loose, rotating, while shooting. Tips, tricks, suggestions?

    This on a 7.5 lb '06AI with a 180 doing 3000 fps.
  2. Sendero_Man

    Sendero_Man <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

    Feb 4, 2007
    How is it mounted ? on a Pic. style base ?

  3. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

    Jan 20, 2004
    With just the information given: First WOW on the velocity! Its a wonder the scope remains in place not to mention your shoulder.;)

    When I had those kinds of problems the solution was degrease, degrease, degrease. Then tighten ring screws (on the scope - burris sig. bases) until the wrench that came with looked like it was threaded instead of straight. I hawg'd the squat out of things.

    NOTE: Be careful to NOT crush the tube.:eek:

    Keep us posted, OK?
  4. ss7mm

    ss7mm Writers Guild

    Jun 11, 2005
    Can't be sure because his description isn't really very clear but it's entirely possible he means that the round outer housing, with the single screw in the center, is coming loose and rotating. If this is the case he needs to do a search as this came up before and led to a lengthy thread if I remember right.

    I don't think "W" transfered over to the new site as I don't see him in the member list, but he can be contacted at his web page if there is a problem with the product.
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