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Posted: 10/7/2004 9:02:00 PM EDT
Does the new HK operating system for the AR-15 still require the use of the buffer tube, or can rifles using that system be fitting with folding stocks a la OA93 or LR300s?
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:24:51 PM EDT
Bolt carrier has gotta go somewhere....
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:26:00 PM EDT

Originally Posted By rastamon:
Bolt carrier has gotta go somewhere....



Not a flame, but do you know this for a fact? Or is it speculation. It could, afterall, have a short bolt carrier like an OA93.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:28:43 PM EDT
I'm pretty sure it uses the standard bolt/bolt carrier. The spring on the oprod assembly is just to pull it back into position after firing (I think! )
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:28:46 PM EDT
No flame taken..


uses standard bolt assembly. fact
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:29:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By rastamon:
No flame taken..


uses standard bolt assembly. fact



buffer and buffer spring as well (forgot to mention)
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:31:03 PM EDT
It would be nice to have a receiver that rarely needed cleaning, but how many people are going to buy a $1500 upper and drag it through the mud?
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:44:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/7/2004 9:47:02 PM EDT by Dave_A]

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
It would be nice to have a receiver that rarely needed cleaning, but how many people are going to buy a $1500 upper and drag it through the mud?



That's about $1200 of Berryman's brake cleaner...

Solution searching for a problem...

Unfortunately, between those who 'bought the line' about the AR gas system being a problem, and the folks who would by a bag of dogcrap if it had an HK logo on it, they will actually sell a few of these...
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 11:28:39 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:

Originally Posted By rastamon:
Bolt carrier has gotta go somewhere....



Not a flame, but do you know this for a fact? Or is it speculation. It could, afterall, have a short bolt carrier like an OA93.


It's been a while since I saw the pics, but what I remember had the same external dimensions on the carrier but without the vent holes on the side, a 'gas key' that was solid so it could stand up to being hit by the op rod, and a bolt carrier that was normla except that it didn't have the groove to hold the gas rings.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 5:17:58 PM EDT
ACutally, I'm not a big HK fan either, but I think ARs that fold are AWFULLY cool. Just kind of a ricer thing I guess.
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