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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 3/2/2006 6:35:26 PM EST
I'm looking at having a blank turned down to 14" and adding a perm Phantom flash hider.

The phantom is 2.25", so the OAL would be a legal 16.25"

I've heard that once you drop under 14.5", reliability can start to be an issue.

Would that 1/2" matter regarding reliability?

If not, I'd rather save length and weight on the rifle...
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 6:59:52 PM EST
[Last Edit: 3/2/2006 7:00:15 PM EST by Bushwacker85]
Actually, the Phantom sits down on the barrel because of the threading, so you actually need a 14.5" (or pretty close) barrel to be legal if permanantly attaching the Phantom.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 7:05:11 PM EST
You are a very wise man... thanks for the heads up!

Nothing else to see here... move along!!
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 4:26:06 AM EST
I have a 14.5 inch barrel and no problems ever. Many thousands of happy rounds down range with it.
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