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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 4/24/2002 7:26:28 AM EST
I was at a local firearms establishment yesterday, and they had postban 14.5in M4 Flattops with the removable A2 for $850.00. I thought it was a great deal, but the front sight is cast. Is this a "normal" config for Bushmaster?
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 7:42:05 AM EST
Despite its porous look it is SUPPOSE to be a forging.

You might also want to post this in the Bushmaster forum. Maybe Bushmaster will explain this better.
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 11:11:49 AM EST
all bushy stuff is forged
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 12:18:53 PM EST
I've noticed this also. My front sight has small indentations that give it a cast appearance.
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 1:05:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 1:17:00 PM EST
I dunno but the front sight is strong. My rifle fell over on a concrete floor, I saw the front sight bounce off the floor a couple times. Figured it probably cracked or at least my zero was screwed up. Thing never even missed a beat.
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 7:20:59 PM EST
Might be a kit gun.... Bushmasters are forged.... You can tell when a front sight is cast because the front and back are flat and the edges are sharper. Forged ones have rounded edges and you see the seem running down the middle.
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