Savage LRPV Scope Mount Hole Screws

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Denavney, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. Denavney

    Denavney Member

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    My new Savage LRPV did not come with screws in the scope mounting holes that Savage drills and taps into the receiver. Am I supposed to have screws?
     
  2. mudbug

    mudbug Well-Known Member

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    The scope bases that you mount will have the screws with them.
     

  3. Denavney

    Denavney Member

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    Thanks, MB. This is the first new from the factory rifle I've ever bought that came with holes only.
     
  4. Fitch

    Fitch Well-Known Member

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    Make sure you shorten the front screw so it doesn't bottom on the barrel threads. It will be pretty short so some care torquing it is in order.

    Fitch
     
  5. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    I always install that front screw first to make sure it snugs down on the base. If it doesn't, then I'll shorten it.
     
  6. Denavney

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    Thanks for the heads up Fitch and GG.