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Posted: 6/18/2010 8:11:10 AM EST
Hey folks, what kind of recoil buffer do i need, im putting a collapsible stock on my 20in barrel AR,

so i was wondering do i need a standard buffer or a heavy buffer?

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Posted: 6/18/2010 8:22:01 AM EST
Standard should work fine.
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Posted: 6/18/2010 8:29:35 AM EST
Thanks for the info,

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Posted: 6/18/2010 12:15:09 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/18/2010 12:15:40 PM EST by Dano523]
By standard weight, remember that the buffer type needs to match the receiver extension in play.

If using a telescoping carbine butt stock, then the standard butt stock buffer would be a carbine unit.

http://www.biggerhammer.net/ar15/buffers/
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Posted: 6/20/2010 6:17:35 AM EST
Clarify your terminology like the other poster said. Standard weight, vs rifle buffer, vs carbine buffer.
Collapsible stock will require a carbine buffer
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Posted: 6/21/2010 10:20:44 AM EST
Originally Posted By ezlife45:
Clarify your terminology like the other poster said. Standard weight, vs rifle buffer, vs carbine buffer.
Collapsible stock will require a carbine buffer


... and a carbine length spring.... very important.
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Posted: 6/21/2010 12:50:04 PM EST
Milspec carbine receiver extension, carbine spring and standard carbine buffer on the way from Bravo Company.

My son actually posted the question and these parts are going on his 20" Bushmaster along with one of the Vltor stocks
that were on sale at Bravo Company.

I guess it will look sort of like a C7 with an Eotech. It should be interesting and I'll try to get him to post
a pic when he is done with it.

Thanks for the help guys,

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