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Posted: 10/23/2004 6:51:13 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/23/2004 7:07:12 PM EST by sovereign]
Should ANY 16" barrel AR be able to hold the last round bolt open when using an H buffer and Wolff buffer spring? Using IMI M193.
Link Posted: 10/24/2004 3:47:34 AM EST
Yes, but then again, maybe.

If your gun is cycling reliably (picking up the next round and loading properly) then it should not have any problems. I make my own 5 oz buffers on my lathe, which is a little heavier than an H2 buffer, and use the Wolff spring on all of my shorty stocks. I can't say that I've ever had a problem that wasn't ammunition related.

That being said, if you're using underpowered ammunition, you may experience a problem from time to time. Stick with the load you've listed or any other full powered load and you should be just fine. You'll notice a firmer recoil stroke with a more authoritative return to battery.

Tom
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