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#6712811 - 07/25/12 02:40 AM Screw Torque and Tikka T3
fairchase Offline
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Registered: 04/28/04
Posts: 275
Loc: Idaho
I know its probably been covered but I couldn't find anything in a search.

How much torque is recommended for T3 composite stock/action screws? Thanks.

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#6712824 - 07/25/12 02:46 AM Re: Screw Torque and Tikka T3 [Re: fairchase]
lovesomeshootin Offline
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Loc: South Mississippi
I think it was 25-30 inlbs. I had it wrote down somewhere. Start with 10 on front and back. Then 20 and then 30. Get it....
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#6712826 - 07/25/12 02:47 AM Re: Screw Torque and Tikka T3 [Re: lovesomeshootin]
dogcatcher223 Offline
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Loc: Kolorado
i am running 40 on both screws.
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#6712837 - 07/25/12 02:49 AM Re: Screw Torque and Tikka T3 [Re: dogcatcher223]
dye7barrel Offline
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Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 2141
Loc: Washington
Agreed with 40. I ran 65 for a range session. Not a good idea.

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#6712868 - 07/25/12 03:01 AM Re: Screw Torque and Tikka T3 [Re: dye7barrel]
orion03 Offline
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Registered: 03/17/09
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Loc: SE Nebraska
Yep, 40 should be right in the ballpark.
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#6713033 - 07/25/12 04:10 AM Re: Screw Torque and Tikka T3 [Re: orion03]
TakeEm Offline
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Registered: 01/03/12
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Loc: SD
Unless it is pillar bedded I would go 35-40. My FAT wrench reccomends something like 60in lb for steel pillar bedded
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#6714923 - 07/25/12 09:45 PM Re: Screw Torque and Tikka T3 [Re: TakeEm]
fairchase Offline
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Registered: 04/28/04
Posts: 275
Loc: Idaho
Thanks guys!

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#6715271 - 07/25/12 11:58 PM Re: Screw Torque and Tikka T3 [Re: dogcatcher223]
old_willys Offline
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Registered: 04/20/08
Posts: 4362
Loc: Ventura County CA
Originally Posted By: dogcatcher223
i am running 40 on both screws.


+1
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#6715656 - 07/26/12 01:52 AM Re: Screw Torque and Tikka T3 [Re: old_willys]
yukonal Offline
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Registered: 03/04/08
Posts: 3038
Loc: MN
35 inch pounds of torque is the spec.
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