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1/22/2020 12:12:56 PM
Posted: 12/31/2006 7:34:21 PM EST
I have a dpms 204 barrel that I am installing on a high rise upper with free float tube. When I install the barrel nut I can not get the gas rod hole to line up. One hole will line up but only at 75% hand tight, and i will not be able to tighten it enough to make the next hole. Any suggestions, shims?
Link Posted: 12/31/2006 7:47:32 PM EST
I have had similar problems. Try torqueing down several times. On and off. Use a little lubracant. Gun grease. On threads. Are you useing a torque wrench. And to what have you it set to? I had a problem with a DD barrel ring On a RRA upper. Finaly made a shim out of copper wire to get the gas hole to alian up. But try torqueing down then off. See if that helps.
Link Posted: 12/31/2006 8:09:29 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/31/2006 8:10:34 PM EST by AR15barrels]
Link Posted: 1/2/2007 11:07:26 AM EST
Ok, thank you guys for the info.
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