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Posted: 7/14/2003 8:59:13 PM EDT
Is the bushy dissappator chrome lined, and what is it's conture, and is it subject to any operation problems due to a short amount of barrel past the gas block, or does it use a carbine position gas block underneath the handguard with a dummy gasblock front sight base near the muzzle?
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 9:57:41 AM EDT
Yes, Heavy, There is a carbine block under the handguards.
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 10:17:35 AM EDT
They also make a lighter version too. Go over to the industry section to Bushmaster and take a look to replies to my post. Amos HTH
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 11:24:52 AM EDT
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 1:46:17 PM EDT
Dont know about the others,mine is VERy dependable...NO issues whatsoever
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 2:21:32 PM EDT
i can't recall a single malfunction with mine...i would recommend an actual Bushmaster, as other companies usually use full-length gas tubes with an enlarged gas port (DPMS). BM is also the only chrome-lined DIssy i've seen. it is pretty heavy. consider the M4 or having it turned down by a smith.....
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 2:42:29 PM EDT
I have a Colt barrel that I cut from 20" to 16" about 10 years ago. I guess you could call it a Dissipator. It works just fine, no problems whatsoever. I have cut about 5 barrels in this way. I have had no problems and they all worked. They were all Colt barrels though. Scott
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 2:54:25 PM EDT
I bought a Dissapator upper about two years and 1000 rounds ago. The only problem that I ever had was with brass that had nicked rims. Those rounds would not drop into a case gauge either, so there was no fault with the rifle. Great for blasting but buy something else if you are looking for accuracy.
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