Originally Posted by doochnikka™
I got it apart finally. It was still hard as **** though. I'm kinda convinced there was some kind of locktite on it.
If you bought it second hand, it could have had loctite as some users have issues with those parts separating, and may be inclined to put loctite on the thread to prevent it. Do you see any blue or red residue?
Also, it could be somebody just super snugged them.