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Posted: 10/6/2004 5:58:43 PM EST
I took a gas tube out of an upper and cleaned it up, loads of carbon on it. Any reason not to re-use it or use a new one?
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 6:06:58 PM EST
If it's in good shape, I don't see why you wouldn't reuse it.
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 6:07:57 PM EST
so long long as your sure it isn't lose.
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 6:14:00 PM EST
it's in good shape, sprayed some CLP inside of it, letting that dry out over night then i'll put the upper back together
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 6:15:20 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 6:16:29 PM EST
While you have it out check to see if the raised "flange" around the mouth of the tube (where it enters the key) is worn flat. If it is now is a good tim to replace it. A worn gas tube can cause leaks that lead to short stroking. It took me a long time and alot of parts to fix my short stroke problem. In the end it was the gas tube.
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