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I was shooting my Gen2 today and the castle nut slid back... scraped the tube too. I went to thread it back into place and found there were no threads on the plastic receiver. There's some threadlocker or something that makes it look like there are threads but that's it. Is that normal? I'm guessing this needs to go back to Keltec, maybe I can get an updated sight and trigger while it's there...

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Hey Junkie,

Mine did the same thing last month. Those raised areas are there just to catch the threads that are inside the castle nut. Only the very back portion of the nut has threads. I called Keltec and they told me what to do. After using a dental pic to clean off the threads inside the castle nut, I tried pushing the castle nut on while turning but never got the threads to bite. Glad I didn't apply loctite before testing. Ended up sending it back. One month turn around.
 

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Will do, thanks for the links. I bought it a couple months ago but I guess it's been sitting around - F1Jxx if you can figure out build date from that.
 

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I sent a ticket to them at the same time I posted this thread:

I have a Gen2 Sub2000, SN F1Jxx, and the castle nut between the rear tube and the grip assembly came off. I didn't do anything unusual to it, I was shooing and then found it had come off. There don't appear to ever have been any threads there. How do I get the castle nut to stay on? http://i.imgur.com/6FssKlQ.jpg shows it.


Received a response today:

That nut isn't threaded, it's supposed to be held in place with adhesive. You can reinstall it that way if you don't want to wait 8 weeks sending it in.

Would have been nice for them to at least recommend an adhesive.
 

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We use black Loctite here, but it's pretty expensive I'm told. Any normal household Goop or something would work just as well.

That's the response I got.
 

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Two steps forward and one step back for the Gen 2. The Gen 1 had nice threads molded into the frame halves. I had to be careful to not let it cross thread on reassembly but otherwise it worked very well. I even bought a rubber strap wrench to tighten and loosen.

I am afraid this new method of slap some treadlocker on it and shove it together on the Gen 2 makes me worry about my new rifle. :(
 
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