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Anyone have a lapping bar?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by Norm0931, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. Norm0931

    Norm0931 Hillsboro, OR Sgt. Sheep Silver Vendor 2016 Volunteer

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    I'm curious if anyone in the Hillsboro area has a 1in lapping bar I might be able to use on some rings. If you have a bar and wouldn't mind me using it, I would be willing to kick you a few dollars. Thanks.
  2. deadshot2

    deadshot2 NW Quadrant WA State Well-Known Member

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    I once used a cheap scope for this purpose. A cheapie Tasco that had a broken occular lense. I put it on a couple of v-blocks and found the tube to be true. Set it in the rings and used some fine Valve lapping compound to do the job.

    The rings I bought recently for my NightForce NXS didn't need any lapping. Maybe for the price they charge, they can afford to make 'em straight:);)