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Posted: 9/20/2005 1:06:34 PM EDT

been putting together an alternate lower set-up for my newly aquired bushie M-4; this one

with a fixed A2 buttstock. every thing is lookin' good 'til i put the buttstock on the tube, and

attached the butt plate. whoa ! , the butt moves side to side maybe about .030 "....enough

to be really annoying . i got rid of this effect temporarily by wrapping the receiver extension

with two layers of electrical tape; stem to stern. this is okay for now, but anybody have a

a more permanent solution to this debacle ?!?! thanks !! hinking.gif
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 1:07:45 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 1:40:38 PM EDT
tighten the top screw more.
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 1:57:01 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/20/2005 1:58:47 PM EDT by johndoexu]
Spray the receiver extension with alumhyde, gunkoat, norrels, etc etc. to give it a slightly thicker profile.

*edit* this also works on CAR receiver extensions to take the side to side rattle away from m4 stocks.
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 1:59:29 PM EDT
you using the correct... ahem...... spacer?
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 5:04:37 PM EDT

ahoy ! the appropriate A2 spacer is firmly in place, and the upper screw is as tight as

you'd want to torque it.......also , we've got a really tight fit between the butt plate and butt

stock . i also checked the o.a. length of the receiver extension with that of my other two

AR's . it's OK. outside diameter of the tube is about .004" smaller than the others

i've got , but that's not enough to cause the problem . the butt itself fits a wee bit

sloppier on my other two weapons....although i can't measure it accurately because the interior

is too rough. thought about getting some .005 shim stock in sheet form and rolling an

insert to fit over the top of the receiver extension. maybe i can pick some up this week and

give it a try . if it's fastened properly i don't see why this wouldn't work .
Link Posted: 9/20/2005 7:22:49 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/20/2005 7:23:04 PM EDT by Zhukov]

Originally Posted By TheRedGoat:
I'll be right there.

TRG



I think your talents are wasted on this crowd...

Link Posted: 9/20/2005 7:44:33 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Zhukov:

Originally Posted By TheRedGoat:
I'll be right there.

TRG



I think your talents are wasted on this crowd...




But not unnoticed



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