Lapping Compound?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by murf, Feb 28, 2007.

  1. murf

    murf Well-Known Member

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    Fellas,

    Could I ask you about lapping compounds for lapping scope rings? Which brand, grit etc... do you recommend. A prior search didn't turn up much. Thanks in advance!


    Murf
     
  2. linksmechanic

    linksmechanic Well-Known Member

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    Honestly you can go get valve lapping compound at napa that works great. I comes in water based and oil based. I use the water base on everything I lap which isn't just gun stuff.
     

  3. tulku

    tulku Well-Known Member

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    Linksmechanic , just curious : why do you prefer the water based compound ? Is it a question of clean-up prior to bluing the inside of Steel Rings ?
     
  4. murf

    murf Well-Known Member

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    linksmechanic,

    Thanks for the info. I got a jar of the water mix yesterday at napa, used it this morning and it worked great. Thanks again for the help!!!


    Murf