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Posted: 12/28/2005 1:59:45 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/28/2005 2:00:52 PM EDT by drabchoi]
How smooth is the gas tube supposed to go into the gas key in the bolt carrier when installed correctly.?..the build I have now seems to move the gas tube a hair once it contacts the key...I have tweaked it a few angles but cant seem to have it totally insert passively. Kinda a dumb question..I have built quite a few ARs without giving it any real thought until now since I am building a precision platform...
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 2:05:11 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/28/2005 2:05:43 PM EDT by repub18]
If it bugs you then try and adjust it more. You can try bending the tube into place or line up the barrel nut teeth better.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 4:04:57 PM EDT
Fix your gas tube, if you have got to bend it a tad, go ahead. There is no reason for your carrier key to drag.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 4:30:49 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 4:35:06 PM EDT
thanks for the replies but thats not what I meant....how smoothly does the tube go into the key when it cycles...It kind of makes a "ting" noise and the tube slightly moves...Is that ok...or is it supposed to be totally silent and a passive fit.? Ive already bent it a few times ever so slightly but dont really know how passively its supposed to insert.
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 6:43:17 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/28/2005 6:46:16 PM EDT
Noting here either....
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