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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 7/31/2003 6:12:26 AM EST
I just bought a new Phantom and went to install it on my BM barrel last night. When I screwed on the FH (hand tight), there was about a 1/16" gap between the FH and the full diameter portion of the barrel. I removed the FH and saw that the threading doesn't go all the way. Even with a peel washer, there is still a gap. Is this normal? Should I just keep adding torque until the gap closes?
Link Posted: 7/31/2003 6:19:10 AM EST
It's that BUSHy threading (cheap) the GI FH is designed to accomidate that. I had a SE G4 Vortex with similar problem. The G6 accomidates it as well. I would reccomend using a pair of peel washers or a lock washer (they are thicker). I doubt you will be able to simply keep turning it on. (but maybe someone else knows the answer to that I didn't risk it.)
Link Posted: 7/31/2003 10:44:24 AM EST
Thanks Green0. I was considering grinding off the threading from the inside of the flash hider, just 1/16" inside from the end. But I think I'll just get a crush washer and be done with it. Great, now I need to pay $10 for a $2 part with shipping.
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