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Posted: 1/28/2006 7:41:50 AM EDT
Is it a special size or will my local Ace hardware have what I need? Putting a 5" reverse hider on a carbine.
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 9:33:00 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/28/2006 9:34:45 AM EDT by 2manytoys]
It is a 1/2" lock washer. A regular one will fit, but if you can't find one in black it will look ugly. Also, the flash hider lock washer is about twice as thick as a regular lock washer, so there might be clearance problems. You would'nt want the flash hider to bottom out against the muzzle crown. I would suggest visiting one of the board sponsers or the EE for a correct washer.
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 10:21:19 AM EDT
Suggest using a crush washer instead. More expensive but looks clean and allows you to easily clock the flash hider if you have the A2 type.
Link Posted: 1/28/2006 10:52:57 AM EDT
The 5 inch reverse flash hider covers the washer as it sleeves back over the barrel for a ways. so the look isn't important. I wish it was an A2 style but it is A1.
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