American Predator Question - Ruger Forum

Ruger Forum

American Predator Question

This is a discussion on American Predator Question within the Gunsmithing forums, part of the Firearm Forum category; I just purchased an American predator with the threaded muzzle...my question is is there a right or wrong way to put the thread protector cap ...


Go Back   Ruger Forum > Firearm Forum > Gunsmithing

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes

Old August 23rd, 2019, 01:49 PM   #1
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Posts: 1
Todd C is on a distinguished road
American Predator Question

I just purchased an American predator with the threaded muzzle...my question is is there a right or wrong way to put the thread protector cap on..there is a small difference in the way its made..thanks



Todd C is offline  
Advertisements
Old August 24th, 2019, 05:55 AM   #2
 
Mark204's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Missouri
Posts: 4,148
Mark204 is a jewel in the roughMark204 is a jewel in the roughMark204 is a jewel in the rough
Make sure the threads and cap are clean and put it on hand tight.
Mark204 is online now  
Old August 25th, 2019, 01:42 PM   #3
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: Midwest
Posts: 24
libertymarkone is on a distinguished road
Flats out

Best to thread the protector so the flats are to the muzzle side. That way, if your wrench is wider then the flats, it will just overhang the muzzle, but you will still be able to slide the wrench on.
libertymarkone is offline  
Reply

  Ruger Forum > Firearm Forum > Gunsmithing

None

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Top Gun Sites Top Sites List
Powered by vBulletin 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
Copyright © 2006 - 2020 Ruger Forum. All rights reserved.
Ruger Forum is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT.