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Best way to remove epoxied bases?

05 Mar 2015
@ 02:20 am (GMT)

Andrew Dobbin

Hi guys
My new s111 arrived today, along with some posi-align rings and some new weaver bases. So I need to remove the old leupold bases that I epoxied on when I set up this rifle.
I remember reading somewhere that steam is the best way to remove bases that have been epoxied on. Can someone please explain to me how to go about this. I'm guessing a pot on my primus should work.


05 Mar 2015
@ 05:47 am (GMT)

Thomas Kitchen

Re: Best way to remove epoxied bases?
nail polish remover can be very handy on some glue but not sure on epoxy
05 Mar 2015
@ 05:57 am (GMT)

chris murphy

Re: Best way to remove epoxied bases?
Heat is the trick take out of the stock woft a heat gun over then a light tap with block of wood
30 Mar 2015
@ 08:00 pm (GMT)

Alvaro Piqueras Alonso-Lamberti

Re: Best way to remove epoxied bases?
+1 with Chris... I use a blow torch (small model, the one you can use to burn sugar in the kitchen). Take your time, heat it slowly (out of the stock!) and you are on!


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