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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/27/2005 9:18:30 AM EDT
I have a mid length from saber, and a 14.5 from bushmaster, and I can't get the gas tubes even started into the FSB on either one. This is my first attempt at putting an ar together. I thought the gas tube would just slide in. I am scared to attack it with pliers or hammers because it looks like you could crimp it pretty easy. Is there a secret?

On an unrelated note, my front sight tool won't fit between the ears of either FSB. Is that unusual?

TIA for any suggestions you might have.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 9:49:14 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/30/2005 7:13:12 AM EDT by NimmerMehr]
It might/might not just slide in (lube it up reall well first ).
You might have to push it in, but the amount of forced needed should not bend/break the tube.

That or your FSB is not made to specs and is too narrow.

To make you feel better I had trouble getting the gas tube out...

Edit: some editing.
Link Posted: 9/30/2005 6:56:47 AM EDT
I had one FSB where the tube was very tight going in, but most of them, it slides in with little or no effort. Kinda like the women I've known
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