<span style="color: #FF0000">Is it necessary or beneficial to bed scope bases, and if so, what is the best method? </span> I've read some threads already on this a little, and there are people on both sides of the fence. I would like to<span style="color: #FF0000"> know why it is or is not necessary, and what the best way to do it is </span> . Has anybody had a base loosen up after simply cleaning the threads and using blue loctite? I read an article here about it. Comments?