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Posted: 1/30/2006 3:18:08 PM EDT
My slant break has a little slop in it, not enough to nick a round. Will a tight break make any differance at all?
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 3:40:35 PM EDT
I dont know how loose you mean. You dont want that thing blowing off on you. Might concider silver soldering it or maybe trying another slant brake man. I had a FAL blow it compensator off and it wasnt the most pleasant experience i ever had. No one was hurt, but the potential was there.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 3:41:40 PM EDT
Leave it alone.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 3:42:23 PM EDT
Don't worry about it just shoot it. Carbon will build up and make it tight if your worried about it.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 3:45:52 PM EDT
It is totaly on there it will not get shot off. It screws on and has a spring loaded pin holding it.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 3:46:59 PM EDT
Correct it will not come off unless you intentionally press the detent pin and unscrew the brake.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 6:26:32 PM EDT
blue lock tite will stop the wiggle, do not modify other than adding lock tite....
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 7:10:45 PM EDT
My slant brake wouldnt screw all the way down. With the indent pushed, it had 1/2 turn to go until the indent would catch. I unscrewed it, and filed it very carefully on a metal file, taking off a small amount at a time. It took a few minutes between filing and fitting, but 5 minutes later, it screwed all the way down, with the pin fitting in the slot. Just be sure to file evenly.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 7:12:04 PM EDT
file the end so it fits tight against the fsb
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 7:34:15 PM EDT
Dab of RTV? I would think that would snug things up but not make it difficult to remove or adjust in the future.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 8:10:16 PM EDT
I do what socandyman said on most of my AKs, file the back of brake until it fits tight.
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