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Old April 23, 2018, 06:35 AM   #26
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For this particular instance, I think you should try using Blue Loc-Tite (242) and ensure you apply to not only all the threads but also to the underide of the screw head. This will increase the surface area of the bonding area and may prevent the screw from breaking free.
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Old April 23, 2018, 06:42 AM   #27
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The Screw is not breaking free it is BREAKING OFF .
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Old April 23, 2018, 09:26 PM   #28
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Thanks for the heads up on this. I am taking my low round BH 45 apart and will clean and Loctite (blue 242) all screws so as not to allow them to wallow and enlarge the holes or damage threads.
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Old April 25, 2018, 12:34 AM   #29
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I just took in another one of these today. Stainless. The hole is egg-shaped, and there is LocTite on the threads. The screws do not "come loose", they are sheared or forced out of the hole under recoil by the inertia of the ejector rod housing (depends whether the metal deforms or holds and whether the screw shears or pushes the metal out of the way). The issue is the weight of the ejector rod housing and the recoil of the 44 Mag. Older Blackhawks had aluminum ejector rod housings, so it wasn't as big of a problem.
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Old April 25, 2018, 03:21 PM   #30
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That is part of it but not all of it .
If you look at the housing it does not fit well at the frame .
That point need to be snug or the housing will rest on the small screw only .
That is the same problem I had with a new Freedom Arms in 44 Mag .
I sent the FA back and had a word with the owner it never came off again .
I bought the FA to shoot hot loads 240gr. with 24gr. of 296 and shot a ton of them .
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