Ruger tang safety screw torques

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by TR220swift, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. TR220swift

    TR220swift Active Member

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    I have got a tang safety ruger in 22-243 win and I was wandering what you would torque the 3 screws to? I had a group open up on me and I didnt change anything so I just backed them off the snugged them down and it seemed better but I dont know what the spec is?????
     
  2. SBruce

    SBruce Well-Known Member

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    I am not sure what the spec actually is, but I did hear once upon a time; not to torque the middle screw very tight. I was told that it can flex the action.
     

  3. TR220swift

    TR220swift Active Member

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    I have heard 65 in lbs for the front and snug for the other 2??? Anybody else have an idea????