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Does the AR buffer spring ever go bad?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by plainsman, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. plainsman

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    Or is their a advantage to replacing them after so many rounds or period of time if the AR is still functioning properly?
     
  2. BBJones

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    Yes they will wear out. As to how many rounds I don't know. I swap mine every 3-4k. However, I tend to run heavy'ish buffers and feel there is less margin for wear.
     


  3. Yes, replace it when it no longer conforms to the dimensions below:

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  4. Gunnut 45/454

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