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  1. #131
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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    I'm helping a neighbor do a build with a 18" barrel & rifle length gas system, which I've no experience.

    Do I need something different than a carbine spring & buffer?
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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    Quote Originally Posted by ExFlyinguy View Post
    I'm helping a neighbor do a build with a 18" barrel & rifle length gas system, which I've no experience.

    Do I need something different than a carbine spring & buffer?
    If hes not using an A2 stock I would go with a standard buffer and spring. I found the 18 barrel abs rifle length combo to be problematic with cheap ammo so I could not keep it in an A2 configuration. If he has no issues with his ammo of choice and wants to play with recoil he can try an heavier buffer.

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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    Quote Originally Posted by ExFlyinguy View Post
    I'm helping a neighbor do a build with a 18" barrel & rifle length gas system, which I've no experience.

    Do I need something different than a carbine spring & buffer?
    No. Rifle length gas system has nothing to do with your choice of a stock. An adjustable Magpul type still uses the standard carbine tube, spring and buffer. If you decide to use a solid one piece ‘rifle’ stock (A2 config), you will need a longer rifle tube & spring. Keep in mind most A2 rifle stocks also need a set screw at the butt end.

    I’ve built plenty of 18” mid length and rifle length guns with standard carbine springs and buffers, no issues!
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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    Someone had asked about builds and I had posted a few vids, but I can't recall where it was, so I'm putting this here.

    A pretty clear (not the best vid I've seen, but not bad) step by step for assembling a lower.


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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    Here's a good PICTORIAL on AR15 lower assembly.

    http://www.thenewrifleman.com/how-to...ower-receiver/

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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    This a pretty good detailed video on FULL assembly of the entire rifle.
    I just used this as a quick "double check" as I was doing a build.
    He fudges a few terms, but overall, it's pretty good, and easy to follow.


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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    Im pretty sure Ive used his videos for every assembly.

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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    Quote Originally Posted by Emptymag View Post
    This a pretty good detailed video on FULL assembly of the entire rifle.
    I just used this as a quick "double check" as I was doing a build.
    He fudges a few terms, but overall, it's pretty good, and easy to follow.

    Thats the only one i use and the one i always share here and on FB

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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    Anderson meltdown. I was pleasantly surprised.


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    Default Re: All things AR-15 and variants from newbie to advanced. Find answers here.

    Quote Originally Posted by bogey1 View Post
    Anderson meltdown. I was pleasantly surprised.

    I wish we could find an SOT who would want to run one of these $250-300 budget builds on full auto till meltdown..

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