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I'm suggestions for a recoil buffer.

Discussion in 'GATE AR-15 Forum' started by AZson, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. AZson

    AZson

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    I have a Bushmaster AR with a carbon lower, it only weighs 5lbs so has a bit more recoil then normal.
    I'm looking for a decent but reasonably priced buffer, any suggestions?
     
  2. Constructor

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    If you are talking about a hyd buffer they run about $80
    I don't really notice recoil on a 5.56 so I couldn't tell you if any of the recoil reducing products work. A brake or proper front end control and stance will lessen muzzle jump in order to stay on target or control it for a quick follow up.
    There is a Buffer Technologies recoil buffer that replaces the poly buffer end for $10.
    Some say a light buffer reduces felt recoil, others say a heavy one does.