EGW Scope base screws

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by 7mmSendaro, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. 7mmSendaro

    7mmSendaro Well-Known Member

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    I really like the EGW one piece scope bases. My only complaint is the Allen head screws they include as they always end up stripped (the drive portion of the head) if you have to remove the screws.

    I recently had that happen while pulling a base. I just talked to EGW and found out they offer the Torx head screws for $3.00 a set! If you have this same problem, give them a call and order the better screws. I ordered 3 sets while I was at it.

    I told them I would happily pay more up front for these screws to be inculded with the bases, but apparently I am the minority!
     
  2. JackinSD

    JackinSD Well-Known Member

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    You and me both are in the minority.

    I went through the exact same problem and ordered them just like you.
     

  3. emn83

    emn83 Well-Known Member

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    same here, I loved the base, but the screws sucked..
     
  4. greenhornet-1

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    You would think they would put the torx screws in anyway. Very good mount with crapy screws.
     
  5. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    I always have to buy the Torx at extra cost too...
     
  6. bruce_ventura

    bruce_ventura Well-Known Member

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    Same problem here. Nice to know about the Torx screw option.
     
  7. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    I just ordered a rail from them today and right next to the price is a click on box to add the Torx screws. Before you had to chase them down....now right next to the rail or rings order itself.