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Posted: 9/18/2009 3:40:19 PM EST
Just got a ML3 that had the flip caps on. I want to install the rubber cover. Can't seem to get those suckers off...

Any help...??
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 4:07:12 PM EST
They should just pull off. Some of them fit a little tight, but I've never had a problem ever getting them on or off. Just grab 'em and give a good tug.
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 6:25:59 PM EST
I just went through this yesterday on a M4s. It was VERRRYYY tight. Twisting didn't help. With enough force I was able to pry it off.
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 9:57:10 PM EST
the rear will usually be a bit easier.

the front flip cap I find it best if you have it closed, and use the pivot point as a pry knob...


The first time I took them off it was freakishly hard to get them off (mainly the front one)...
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 10:56:12 PM EST
I just streched it over mine IIRC. It is some pretty tuff stuff.
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 11:05:37 PM EST
They are a PITA, but they'll come off. Just make them your bitch, not vice versa.
Link Posted: 9/19/2009 8:27:52 AM EST
Originally Posted By stevos758:
I just streched it over mine IIRC. It is some pretty tuff stuff.


+1 just got my m3 with larue mount and just pulled it over the covers.
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