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Posted: 2/10/2006 5:47:22 AM EDT
how long should i be cutting my center post sleves?

I'm using a Tapco flat/romy kit if that helps.

thanks
caspian
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 6:02:54 AM EDT
1.25" - both bottom rails width = center support length
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 8:30:00 AM EDT
problem is, i already welded in my rails. are they made from the same thickness metal as the receiver?

thanks
Caspian
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 8:44:40 AM EDT
I just measured some of my rails..Tapco I believe... ejector rail .060 other side .038 .Theoretically, the support would be 1.152.
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 9:17:17 AM EDT
While we're on the topic, I want to make my own. What should the outside diameter be?
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 10:14:05 AM EDT

Originally Posted By RevJimJones:
I just measured some of my rails..Tapco I believe... ejector rail .060 other side .038 .Theoretically, the support would be 1.152.



thanks. i got a little excited with the spot welder and did 4 receivers before i realized i should have save a set to measure.

meta, the OD of my OOW sleeve was .250 inches.

caspian
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 5:02:35 PM EDT
i just happen to have 1 here (i know im alittle off)
ill measure it

od .245
id .165
wall .040
length 1.178

pin
od .150
shank 1.490
oval 1.550
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 2:36:48 AM EDT
thanks
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