"Friction Paper" for scope rings

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by ricka0, Jun 5, 2005.

  1. ricka0

    ricka0 Well-Known Member

    Nov 8, 2004
    \"Friction Paper\" for scope rings

    I got some cheap scope rings (which I will be epoxying a bubble level to) and they came with Friction Paper <font color="purple"> [ QUOTE ]
    [*]Use a solvent to remove oil. [*]Peel off backing and place adhesive-coated side to inside of ring in bottom half.

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    Any comments on this? Why would you only place it on the bottom half of the ring? If it increased friction - seems like a good way to prevent scratches (ring marks) on your scope (Assuming you put a strip all the way around the ring.)
  2. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

    Jun 12, 2004
    Re: \"Friction Paper\" for scope rings

    More then likely its because using a top and bottom strip of tape may restrict the diameter of the ring to the point where it may be much easier to over compress the scope body.

    As light as the level is you suspect you would be fine with no friction tape at all.

    Good Shooting!!

    Kirby Allen(50)
  3. jb1000br

    jb1000br Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2003
    Re: \"Friction Paper\" for scope rings

    plain tablet paper works just as well /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    the adhesive tends to get nasty under pressure.