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4 years 22 weeks ago, 11:05 AM


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Nov 2009
FL, United States
Stupid AR

Ok. So I had a problem with my detent spring in the stock. So I bout a new spring and detent peice, put the recoil spring back in, and the spring and detent. When I rack the action the damn spring and detent come out I need another spring. Any ideas on what the hell is going on? am I not doing something or is this a gun issue. Never had a problem with this until I forgot to close the bolt before dissasembling it for a it wont function properly.

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4 years 22 weeks ago, 12:24 PM


Reaper308's picture

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Jun 2008
Airstrip One, Oceania
buffer detent?

Are you talking about the buffer detent and spring? If so, it sounds like your buffer tube needs to be turned a couple more threads. The tube is what holds the detent in place.

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4 years 22 weeks ago, 1:10 PM

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New York, NY, Ascension Island

amazing.. looking at midway for holsters.. remember somebody (saint or jay maybe) had them flying all over.. Didn't know this was an AR owners epidemic lol.. heres your link

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