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Posted: 5/10/2001 7:25:26 PM EDT
The little triangle piece at the top of the handguards that holds them in place is loose, is this normal? Or should it be fixed? THANKS!!
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 7:34:09 PM EDT
Sometimes there loose. Shouldn't hurt anything .
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 7:35:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/10/2001 7:34:41 PM EDT by the_survivalist]
there should be just a little sideways play in it,but if there is any forward rearward motion this is not good. yore gas tube may even be damaged. if that is this is a recent development. it indicates that the front sight may have moved.
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 9:28:01 PM EDT
I have noticed in my friend's FN uppers that they are almost always loose right out of the box. The way to fix this is take the handguards off then using a center punch, peen the inside of the cap against the front sight assembly. It will tighten it up and the handguards will not have anymore play.
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 9:32:48 PM EDT
[smash] Easy with that hammer. Cave baby gunsmithin'
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 9:42:59 PM EDT
sho goop is what i use to tighten lots of parts on my rifles... dont laugh... i glue in my lead weights and glue on my hand guards. i dont like anything moving...pat
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