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Posted: 10/7/2003 2:55:55 AM EDT
Anyone remember the busted lower thread here? Anyone have a link to it? There are doubters among us.
Link Posted: 10/7/2003 7:15:48 PM EDT
You mean this one? [img]http://jcrisp.home.mindspring.com/_images/HesseAlumRcvr.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 10/7/2003 7:32:09 PM EDT
Hard to doubt that! That sucks, looks brand new too. What happened?
Link Posted: 10/7/2003 9:08:52 PM EDT
So how did this break? It has no sign of a previous crack or fracture. Was the rifle misused or what?
Link Posted: 10/7/2003 10:38:50 PM EDT
It looks like a casting to me.
Link Posted: 10/7/2003 11:39:36 PM EDT
WOOT! Hadn't seen that one but it'll work. We just had one on this forum that the owner had epoxied steel pins into as a repair. That was the one I was thinking of.
Originally Posted By oldguy: You mean this one?
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Link Posted: 10/8/2003 4:18:22 AM EDT
See the 2 marks at the top of the buffer hole? The carrier slammed into the receiver. Probably the wrong spring/buffer installed. If the carrier is allowed to slam into the receiver instead of being stopped by the buffer assy, the lower will fail, even the forged units.
Link Posted: 10/10/2003 12:44:42 AM EDT
Found it! [url=http://ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=66&t=162993&]18JUN03[/url]
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