Lessons learned and help needed ar build

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by samuelm16, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. samuelm16

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    I need some help torquing a barrel into an upper anybody in se pdx willing to help me out ? I will pay in your choice of gourmet beer sucks when you get every last part you think you need and it all falls apart, i never knew barrels were milled to the front sight gas block so i think my best bet is a pri clamp on rail height gas block anybody have experience with them?
     
  2. crankshaft

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    go see the guys at Curts shooter supply they build ARs they are close to Roakes on HY 99
     
  3. samuelm16

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    Yeah i bought pretty much all my parts except the barrel and bcg from him just didnt really have gunsmith money in this build i thought i was finally gonna be able to wrench together today
     
  4. OEDub

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    If the only thing you need is a torque wrench and you don't want to spend the mony to use it once, I'd recommend just renting one. Most auto-supply stores (O'Reilly's, Napa, AutoZone...) have loaner tools that you can use for the day (you just need to put your CC on file).
     
  5. samuelm16

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    Ive got a torque wrench and a multi tool just need to buy or borrow some vice blocks
     
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    Updated URL: https://geissele.com/reaction-rod.html

    Brownell's is cheaper but they are both too expensive, even though they work really great. I have access to a cnc milling machine so I am going to make my own.
     

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