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Posted: 10/24/2004 7:15:10 PM EDT
I was cleaning the Bushy after a workout at the range today. I pulled the handguards off to clean under them. I NEVER Clean under them ...EVER....

Found that the upper heat shield had a small amount of soot or carbon on it right up against the Front sight base, where the gas tube connects. Is this normal to have a small amount of "Blow By" in this area?

I have thousands of rounds through this weapon without any malfunctions, barring the Wolf Incident. This is the First time I have looked under the handguards since initial cleaning of the weapon when it was new...
Link Posted: 10/24/2004 7:21:12 PM EDT
I have seen this before. I don't even bother to clean it off.
Link Posted: 10/24/2004 7:23:03 PM EDT
Carbon fouling escapes from the gas block / barrel interface and the gas block / gas tube interface. It's fine as long as your gun runs.

Link Posted: 10/24/2004 8:10:01 PM EDT
Good deal fellas. IT SKEERED ME!!!!!
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