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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/1/2005 10:02:06 AM EDT
I thought that I saw a post on here somewhere that showed what casting marks
were used by what manufacturer, but I can't find it now. I was wondering which
front sight base I have, it has a "crown" cast on the side. I am not sure if I need
straight or tapered pins to keep it in place. I was thinking that some use straight,
and some use tapered pins, maybe I'm wrong. Thanks for your help.
Link Posted: 9/1/2005 10:54:43 AM EDT
The forging mark really doesn't tell you anything about who made the barrel. I see crown marked FSBs on alot of Bushmasters, but they show up elsewhere, so it means very little. Barrel stampings are a better indicator of who's barrel it is. You very likely need taper pins with this FSB.
Link Posted: 9/1/2005 2:37:12 PM EDT
Thank you very much Mr. Mongo, I knew my barrel was a Bushmaster but I wasn't
sure about the rest of the upper. It was put together with a gas block/removable
front sight when I got it and I wanted to put the original type back on. Thanks again.
Maybe I should send you a "candy-gram" LOL
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