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#21 BoobieM4H

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:34 PM

View PostTheshank, on 26 February 2013 - 06:29 PM, said:

Took mine off last night, heated up the barrel nut with a heat gun, with gun laying on its side I used ar tool and it came off with just wrenching it down.  ( heat is the key ), I installed the guarder bucking with OEM barrel and hop up unit. Test to come soon.
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Posted 26 February 2013 - 10:49 PM

Nice to meet you as we'll, thanks for letting me check out the Chris vector.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:17 AM

View PostTheshank, on 26 February 2013 - 10:49 PM, said:

Nice to meet you as we'll, thanks for letting me check out the Chris vector.
No prob

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#24 kaihuang

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 05:15 PM

I used a heat gun (possibly not long enough, ~2 min) and my barrel nut still wont budge. I don't have a vise nor do I have access to one, or anyone that does. My AR wrench is starting to grind the teeth of my stock barrel nut. What the @#(* am I doing wrong? >.<

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 05:42 PM

Use a nice solid surface with padding. I used my carpeted floor. With the barrel nut nice and warm, wrench on barrel nut, upper receiver on steady surface with ejection port side up, put some weight on the receiver and pull up on the wrench. Use them muscles if you have to.

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 06:03 PM

View Postkaihuang, on 10 April 2013 - 05:15 PM, said:

I used a heat gun (possibly not long enough, ~2 min) and my barrel nut still wont budge. I don't have a vise nor do I have access to one, or anyone that does. My AR wrench is starting to grind the teeth of my stock barrel nut. What the @#(* am I doing wrong? >.<
Have a buddy, preferably a strong one, hold the gun, heat the nut, then put on the wrench and tap it with a medium ball-peen hammer.  The tapping breaks the bond.  Remember, lefty loosy!

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 06:07 PM

Dude, Shane, if I was still in HI, I would just got to the hangar and use AF's vise and heat gun....

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 09:04 AM

Got a buddy to hold the rifle for me while I laid on the torque... so much easier. It looks and feels so nice. I even took pics side by side with my real one for comparison.

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 06:11 PM

Thanks for this. I just found out my bucking is riped.  So i am at the point of trying to get that barrel nut off, so i can pull outer barrel out.  I will try a heat gun.  I

Update. I used a heat gun around the base of the delta ring/barrel nut for 1 minute.  WIth a pair of channel locks it came right off.   Didnt even leave a mark on the rings.  Thanks for this topic.

Edited by Icurblud, 16 April 2013 - 04:49 AM.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:05 PM

View Postkaihuang, on 15 April 2013 - 09:04 AM, said:

Got a buddy to hold the rifle for me while I laid on the torque... so much easier. It looks and feels so nice. I even took pics side by side with my real one for comparison.

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heck yeah man im throwing a troy alpha rail on my lm4c as soon as I get it. Can't wait to run into all the trouble ya'll are havin'. ugh
Mike

Edited by mikeeitup, 19 April 2013 - 09:06 PM.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:59 PM

If your putting on an alpha rail you don't have to remove the barrel nut. As long as your ok with trashing your delta ring and springs, you can just cut them off.

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 10:06 AM

Oh shoot true that true that. Yeah I accept that it's gonna be a day of reckoning for my dremel. Thanks for the correction!
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