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Posted: 2/23/2006 4:17:37 PM EDT
I've decided to get a MEGA upper and throw a 20" heavy barrel on it. I'm doing this so I can swap out my 16"upper when I want a change for the range. Anywho... where can I get base for the gas tube rather than getting one with a front sight on it? This is going to be a flat top upper and did'nt need a front sight anyway because she's going to be scoped. And is $180 a good deal for a government heavy barrel with a 1:7 twist new? No flash hider...but that's a later story anyway.

Ken
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 4:49:26 PM EDT
Gov/Profile 20"is the build im working on now,180 sounds good if its a good one.New Colt@250.00.
Watch out for the heavy barrels there heavy!
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 6:42:57 PM EDT

Originally Posted By ken3983:
I've decided to get a MEGA upper and throw a 20" heavy barrel on it. I'm doing this so I can swap out my 16"upper when I want a change for the range. Anywho... where can I get base for the gas tube rather than getting one with a front sight on it? This is going to be a flat top upper and did'nt need a front sight anyway because she's going to be scoped. And is $180 a good deal for a government heavy barrel with a 1:7 twist new? No flash hider...but that's a later story anyway.

Ken



Where did you find a 20" HBAR w 1/7" twist ? I have been looking for one for a while without luck and 180.00 is a good price for one

try Del-ton or one of the other dealers in the Industry forum for the Gas Block
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 6:46:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/23/2006 6:47:37 PM EDT by heavytank2]

Originally Posted By ken3983:
I've decided to get a MEGA upper and throw a 20" heavy barrel on it. I'm doing this so I can swap out my 16"upper when I want a change for the range. Anywho... where can I get base for the gas tube rather than getting one with a front sight on it? This is going to be a flat top upper and did'nt need a front sight anyway because she's going to be scoped. And is $180 a good deal for a government heavy barrel with a 1:7 twist new? No flash hider...but that's a later story anyway.

Ken



What? Which one is it?
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 11:48:28 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 11:51:15 AM EDT by ken3983]
Believe it or not, e-gunparts (formerly Numrichs) has it. You gotta look under the Colt manufacturer and then under one of the many AR15 sub-catagories they got.

http://www.e-gunparts.com/product.asp?chrProductSKU=197300A

Ken
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 7:45:07 PM EDT
Thanks I have been looking High and low. That is just what the doctor ordered.
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