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Posted: 2/6/2002 7:29:07 PM EDT
I have jewel 2 stage trigger in my AR. Works fine. I read somewhere that you should put a "cushion" between the hammer and the bolt release to soften the blow of the hammer and reduce wear on the lower. Is this true?

Also, if yall haven't tried a bolt release extension bar you should, one touch from your trigger finger and you're ready to go. Pretty cool accessory.

hokieman out
Link Posted: 2/6/2002 9:08:36 PM EDT
Only if you are snapping it with the upper removed - NOT a good idea. The hammer crashes into the lower front wall and the bolt stop. I accidentally did this once and the tab on the bolt stop cracked off. If you are dry firing with the upper on it won't hurt anything, and I would never put any cushion in there lest I forget it.
Link Posted: 2/7/2002 4:59:48 AM EDT
Brownells sells a delrin drop block to protect the bolt release and back of the mag well when doing trigger work.
www.brownells.com/Product/index.asp
product number is 080-953-000 price is $24.64
Link Posted: 2/7/2002 7:56:50 AM EDT


Put your left thumb there. That will greatly reduce the # of times you will be tempted to drop the hammer without an upper.
Link Posted: 2/7/2002 11:27:45 AM EDT
many thanks, just wanted to reconfirm the obvious...
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