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Posted: 10/21/2004 7:40:58 PM EDT
I got an ACE skeleton style stock (made by a somewhat local manufacture) and noticed that the rear bolt which attachs it to the stock A2 tube doesn't have a hole through it. Is this going to be a problem?
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 7:48:46 PM EDT
Please clarify.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 7:50:08 PM EDT
If you look at the stock A2 buffer tube bolt....it is hollow.

The new stock I got comes with a bolt which isn't hollow...problem?
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 8:49:40 PM EDT
No problem.

We [ARFCOM members] often speculate why the hole is in the USGI stock bolt. The prevailing opinion is that the hole was meant as a weep hole to allow water to drain out. So, as long as you do not intend to submerge your stock in a lake, it should not be a problem.
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