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Posted: 4/10/2006 11:09:32 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/10/2006 11:42:11 PM EDT by Aud_VDW]
I've got a Bushmaster 16 inch carbine with a standard buffer.

What will be the pros / cons of putting in a RRA 9mm Buffer (5.5oz), or aLMT H-Buffer (3.9oz ) in my rifle.?

Will the heavier it help me with follow up shots, or retain my sight picture?

Is there anything better buffer to put in at a cost of under $50?

Should I get the 9mm buffer or the LMT H buffer?

Just to mention it will be running w/ a CS carbine buffer spring, right now its bone stock.

Link Posted: 4/11/2006 2:53:18 AM EDT
I have been running H2 buffers in all my CARs. I am very happy with them
Link Posted: 4/11/2006 2:56:56 AM EDT

My comments on this subject are there.

Link Posted: 4/11/2006 3:27:15 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/11/2006 3:32:02 AM EDT by redfisher]
Unless you have problems with your gun, Id leave it be.

If you are a tinkerer, and seeking that 1/10 of 1% enhancement, then go with an H, H2, or 9mm buffer.

But the difference will be imperceptible to most (except the 9mm which is substantially heavier).

The short story is that a heavier buffer will slow the cycle, create a more deliberate bolt return, and some say more reliable operation.

It will be subtle though and not make a noticeable difference to semi-shooters.

(Here is a thread with a lot of related information )

Also, I copied a fellow AR15.com member - Glenn- buffer weight chart to illustrate the differences in them
Glenn's chart

Link Posted: 4/11/2006 1:47:34 PM EDT
So, let me get this straight, the 9mm is better than the standard buffer, and the only thing better is the MGI, as it is not a hydro. buffer?

Will the 9 mm buffer cause any malfunctions that anyone can think of???
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