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Posted: 3/3/2015 11:44:36 AM EDT
So I have an AR Pistol with non matching receiver's..meaning spikes lower, SAA(SSA?) upper. The receiver's do not fit as snug as they should, there is a small amount of play between them. Is there any way I can "shim" them to where they are snug and I cannot move the upper side to side without scaring up my gun or making it look G rigged.

Thanks
Link Posted: 3/3/2015 11:56:13 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/3/2015 11:58:02 AM EDT by Dennis2313]
A little movement is normal and expected. If you want to tighten it up, get an accuwedge.


Link Posted: 3/3/2015 2:05:51 PM EDT
They're universal so you will have to trim to fit..
Link Posted: 3/3/2015 2:43:14 PM EDT
I see, thanks for your guys quick response. Im going to start searching for one know.
Link Posted: 3/3/2015 5:16:28 PM EDT
o rings, ear plug, accu wedge, coat of paint, they all work. But this isn't going to affect accuracy, I would just leave it alone. YMMV?
Link Posted: 3/3/2015 6:40:41 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/3/2015 6:44:30 PM EDT
dont worry about it play is normal
Link Posted: 3/3/2015 6:47:00 PM EDT
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This.

Stop solving problems that don't exist.
Link Posted: 3/7/2015 1:01:50 AM EDT
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Edited...VA-gunnut
Link Posted: 3/7/2015 3:37:45 AM EDT
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THIS. The obsession with tight upper/lower has to stop. They aren't designed to be that way.
Link Posted: 3/7/2015 4:45:20 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By MaverickAA:

THIS. The obsession with tight upper/lower has to stop. They aren't designed to be that way.
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Originally Posted By Jmo371:
dont worry about it play is normal

THIS. The obsession with tight upper/lower has to stop. They aren't designed to be that way.
How about stopping the obsession with loose receivers? I've yet to see one individual from the THIS crowd post a viable remedy...not one. Furthermore there are plenty of military rifles not designed to "be that way" but that did not stop tightening up a match M1A, Garand,1903 Springfield, the 1911 or has it stopped tightening up the AR15. At Camp Perry they run screws through the receivers and it's supported in the rule book. AR15 slop comes primarily from one manufacturer seeing to it that his receiver fits a competitor's receiver. Most shooters simply prefer a rifle that feel's tight and an AR15 is no exception.
Link Posted: 3/7/2015 11:54:34 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By JohnInLa:
How about stopping the obsession with loose receivers? I've yet to see one individual from the THIS crowd post a viable remedy...not one. Furthermore there are plenty of military rifles not designed to "be that way" but that did not stop tightening up a match M1A, Garand,1903 Springfield, the 1911 or has it stopped tightening up the AR15. At Camp Perry they run screws through the receivers and it's supported in the rule book. AR15 slop comes primarily from one manufacturer seeing to it that his receiver fits a competitor's receiver. Most shooters simply prefer a rifle that feel's tight and an AR15 is no exception.
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Originally Posted By JohnInLa:
Originally Posted By MaverickAA:
Originally Posted By Jmo371:
dont worry about it play is normal

THIS. The obsession with tight upper/lower has to stop. They aren't designed to be that way.
How about stopping the obsession with loose receivers? I've yet to see one individual from the THIS crowd post a viable remedy...not one. Furthermore there are plenty of military rifles not designed to "be that way" but that did not stop tightening up a match M1A, Garand,1903 Springfield, the 1911 or has it stopped tightening up the AR15. At Camp Perry they run screws through the receivers and it's supported in the rule book. AR15 slop comes primarily from one manufacturer seeing to it that his receiver fits a competitor's receiver. Most shooters simply prefer a rifle that feel's tight and an AR15 is no exception.


Here's a solution: go to a place in person. Pick up an upper and test fit it against every lower receiver on site until one is snug. Then buy it.

It has no affect on accuracy, and if that's a pet peeve that's the viable solution. I like a gun that's a little loose, usually they function better.
Link Posted: 3/7/2015 12:46:13 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By JohnInLa:
An Accu-Wedge does not prevent side to side twist...Use an AR15Accu-Shim to end annoying receiver slop. AR15AccuShim Surfacing/fitting for a first timer may take 30 minutes.
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Says the guy who:

1. Has 193 posts....
2. the majority of all posts on this site are all about how important it is to remove play between the upper and lower.
3. Is shilling for his own company who is selling shims (see link posted above)
4. Willing to shill for his own company on this site, but cant even spring for a simple membership, much less a dealer's membership.

As posted on the website you shilled:

Wheel Diamonds

If you look up the owner of that company - it is owned by some guy named "John". Coincidence? I think not.

John, I am all for the little guy manufacturer.... but since you take a dump in just about every thread that discusses this, and then shill your own company.... caveat emptor.
Link Posted: 3/7/2015 1:31:43 PM EDT
Nice bust.



Link Posted: 3/7/2015 4:22:26 PM EDT
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