Loctite on AR buffer tube

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Ok gents,

So I have a pistol build in the works, and the lower is complete except for the trigger.

My question is this: the RRA pistol tube I have doesnt have a castle nut, just an endplate, the tube screws in flush. Typically I like the castle nut to be staked but clearly not an option here.

Would you guys put BLUE Loctite on the threads where the tube screws into the lower?
 

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Ok gents,

So I have a pistol build in the works, and the lower is complete except for the trigger.

My question is this: the RRA pistol tube I have doesnt have a castle nut, just an endplate, the tube screws in flush. Typically I like the castle nut to be staked but clearly not an option here.

Would you guys put BLUE Loctite on the threads where the tube screws into the lower?
Yes. I have.
 
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Thanks for the feed back guys. Pistol build is almost done.

As it stands :
Anderson lower
PSA LPK
RRA pistol tube
MOE grip
ALG ACT
CAR buffer
Std action spring
11.5" BCM LW carbine gas 1/7
BCM auto BCG

Left to buy:
BCM gunfighter grip Mod 0
Sprinco white action spring
H buffer
BCM CH Mod 4
AFG2
KAK Sig brace buffer tube
Sig brace
Inforce WML
Magpul MS1
Still undecided on BUIS and optic
 
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Thanks for the feed back guys. Pistol build is almost done.


Left to buy:
BCM gunfighter grip Mod 0
Sprinco white action spring
H buffer

BCM CH Mod 4
AFG2
KAK Sig brace buffer tube
Sig brace
Inforce WML
Magpul MS1
Still undecided on BUIS and optic
Have you looked at this one?: <broken link removed>

Works well with my spikes ST-T2 buffer, aside from the bang, it's really quiet and smooth. (16" barrel, carbine gas system)
 
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Ben, no I haven't seen that before but looks interesting. Think I've seen the owner of that company on a Yeager video.

The gun is done. Put around 400 rounds through it and the loctite is holding the tube securely. I cannibalized some parts from my other AR to get it functional, will worry about the other upgrades later. Very reliable and accurate pistol, though.

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Next to my 16"
 

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