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Loctite on AR buffer tube

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by AS556, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. AS556

    AS556 Eugene Member

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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?
     
  2. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    Yes. I have.
     
  3. biggie24420

    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yup.... I have the RRA on my AR pistol and I used the blue loctite.
     
  4. 808hondacrguy

    808hondacrguy Eugene,OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I did also...
     
  5. Mr. Ben

    Mr. Ben Snohomish Co. Active Member

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    Used blue on two. Haven't had any issues.
     
  6. AS556

    AS556 Eugene Member

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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
     
  7. Mr. Ben

    Mr. Ben Snohomish Co. Active Member

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    Have you looked at this one?: http://damageindustriesllc.com/product/enhanced-spring-recoil-buffer-action-carbine

    Works well with my spikes ST-T2 buffer, aside from the bang, it's really quiet and smooth. (16" barrel, carbine gas system)
     
  8. PORSCHE928S4

    PORSCHE928S4 Newport, Oregon Active Member

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    I had the same question so blue loctite it is thanks guys .
     
  9. biggie24420

    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I've put probably 200-250 rounds through my AR pistol and the blue loctite is still holding my RRA pistol buffer tube in place...no issues.
     
  10. AS556

    AS556 Eugene Member

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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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