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Posted: 9/23/2004 12:51:25 PM EDT
anyone ever use a AccuWedge? if so do they work? any input would be greatly appreciated.
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 1:07:57 PM EDT
i think it works. but i cut mine till it is only taking up the slack and not putting more upward pressure
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 1:49:09 PM EDT
I'll agree, I feel like it works. I had a upper and lower that was so loose you could twist it back and forth in your hands and feel the play. I put a 2.50 accuwedge in it and took the play right out. I think they're worth it.
Link Posted: 9/23/2004 1:55:00 PM EDT
Functionally, I don't know...

... but I put one in every AR I get/build that has a little upper/lower "play" and it seems to make a difference. Reagardless, it makes me feel a little better about them - cheap piece of mind, right or wrong IMO.

I've never had one cause any sort of problem, though.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 6:10:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/24/2004 6:10:23 AM EDT by Fenian]
A small piece of matchbook cover cut and folded will do the exact same thing...and it's cheaper
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:18:07 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Fenian:
A small piece of matchbook cover cut and folded will do the exact same thing...and it's cheaper hr


+1
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:31:49 AM EDT
Works on both of mine.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 9:02:43 AM EDT
Each one of my ARs has the AccuWedge,at 4-5 bucks$ why not.
One of my ARs has at least 2K rds through it with no abnormal wear due to the Wedge
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 9:03:21 AM EDT

Originally Posted By HardShell:
Functionally, I don't know...

... but I put one in every AR I get/build that has a little upper/lower "play" and it seems to make a difference. Reagardless, it makes me feel a little better about them - cheap piece of mind, right or wrong IMO.

I've never had one cause any sort of problem, though.

ROGER ON THAT!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 9:19:19 AM EDT
It got a little crossways in a carbine I had just built. Locked it up tighter than Dick's hatband. I figure why take a chance on disabling your gun fixing something that is not broken. Never again for me.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 10:30:01 AM EDT

Originally Posted By eddiesar15:
Each one of my ARs has the AccuWedge,at 4-5 bucks$ why not.
One of my ARs has at least 2K rds through it with no abnormal wear due to the Wedge



$4-5?!?!?! Check here: Accuwedge Source
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 2:29:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/24/2004 2:29:46 PM EDT by jjmcrowell]
If the rattle bothers you, then get it...thats the only thing is does, is remove the rattle and make the rear receiver pin hard to push out.

Doesn't help accuracy, movement between the upper and lower receiver has nothing to do with accuracy.

Link Posted: 9/24/2004 2:32:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jjmcrowell:
Doesn't help accuracy, movement between the upper and lower receiver has nothing to do with accuracy.



Exacty, mine is a rattle/force of habit issue.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 4:11:31 PM EDT
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