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AR parts Makers Marks?

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by Oregon_Native, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. Oregon_Native

    Oregon_Native West of Portland in the valley New Member

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    i bought a bolt group at the gun show last year i forgot to to ask him who made it. i fully inspected it and it looks great the only thing i had to do was stake the carrier key every thin else was good.

    any way does anyone recognize this makers mark?


    It is a circle with a Y inside.

    makersmark.jpg
     
  2. dan147

    dan147 Helvetia, OR Member

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    isnt that a peace symbol?
     
  3. Oregon_Native

    Oregon_Native West of Portland in the valley New Member

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    no, it i thought it was at first but the intersection is not centered.
     
  4. Dutchy556

    Dutchy556 Bend, OR Member

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    Maybe Young Mfg.... Not sure - If noone around here knows I'm sure someone on the AR15 dot com tech forums would know...
     
  5. dan147

    dan147 Helvetia, OR Member

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    young are marked Y/M with a hexagon around them
     
  6. Dutchy556

    Dutchy556 Bend, OR Member

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    No clue then, sorry...
     
  7. OFADAN

    OFADAN Brownsville, OR Well-Known Member

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    I'm certain you know this...and I don't mean to be stepping into your business but as a suggestion since you're mixing parts (expecially from an unknown source) do you have the capacity to check headspace? If not, then you might want someone who can - do so. Who knows how that bolt will match up with your rifle's upper.

    Something to consider anyway...
     
  8. Oregon_Native

    Oregon_Native West of Portland in the valley New Member

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    yeah i did very carefully check head space.

    i did my home work before i started building. I just cant remember who the manufacturer is.

    my carbine only has 140 rnds through it but have not had a single issue yet. will be trying to get out to the range with a couple hundred rounds when the weather improves.
     
  9. dragonsden73

    dragonsden73 Salem, Oregun Active Member

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    It's known as "Circle Y". Olympic Arms, I used to have one.
     
  10. Oregon_Native

    Oregon_Native West of Portland in the valley New Member

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    Cool thanks for the info.