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Posted: 7/15/2003 8:28:51 PM EDT
how many ft pnds are required when attaching a new barrel?

thanks
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 8:50:20 PM EDT
Here are some helpful threads: www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=4&t=164030 www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=4&t=164199 And finally this one...it has a couple of great links about barrel nut torque: www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=4&t=163946
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 8:52:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/15/2003 8:52:27 PM EDT by Concho]
many thanks
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 11:08:08 PM EDT
Go hand tight, then wrench to the next notch.
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 11:56:45 PM EDT
1. Wrench to 30-35 foot pounds 2. Loosen, then do it again 3. Loosen, then do it again 4. Turn to next hole for gas tube (unless you are there already) and you are good to go. 5. Do NOT exceed 80 foot pounds!
Link Posted: 7/16/2003 8:10:59 AM EDT
Throw away the torque wrench and read [url=http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=4&t=161133]this thread[/url].
Link Posted: 7/16/2003 10:12:32 AM EDT
DA, Good point, I grease the threads first, then tighten loosen 3 times, then lock her down.
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