Author Topic: Thread Locker for Grip Screws  (Read 12091 times)

Offline DanR9SF

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Re: Thread Locker for Grip Screws
« Reply #30 on: June 11, 2010, 03:14:34 PM »
Yesterday I removed the screws for the first time, after about 1 1/2 years.  They were t-i-g-h-t and the hex key almost stripped out the hex in the heads.  It was close let me tell you.

Anyway upon inspection I can see corrosion on the threads.  My guess is I'm seeing dissimilar metal corrosion from the steel screw and aluminum frame.  So I used new screws and some anti-sieze compound.  No thread locker.  I'll check the screws often and make sure they're tight.  

If they seem to loosen up then I'll clean them and the threaded holes, and then Loktite them in...
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Re: Thread Locker for Grip Screws
« Reply #31 on: June 11, 2010, 05:09:35 PM »

Dan;
You give sage advice that all would do well to follow.