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Magpul CTR Stock

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by sr975j, Mar 16, 2012.


  1. sr975j

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    so as some of you know, i am putting together my first AR (right now by the way, it has been pretty quick and painless). i got to the very end and i put the CTR stock on and it is very rough, rough as in it doesnt slide very well. are they all kind of "sticky" or do i need to oil it or will it get smoother with time? the buffer tube is mil-spec and i assume the stock is also considering it came in the same kit....right? this is the kit i used http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/ar-15-05/lower-parts/build-kits/moe-lower-build-kit.html

    edit* im an idiot. i have the MOE Carbine stock....but still the same problem.

    Sam
     

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  2. 12131

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    The CTR and MOE stocks are tight, as are the LMT SOPMOD stock and the VLTOR Modstock and Imod stock.
     

  3. WoodenPlank

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    Might want to take a flashlight, and look inside the stock to make sure there are no burs or plastic debris leftover inside there causing it to rub. if you have a pair of calipers handy, you might want to check to make sure your buffer tube is in spec, and make sure you didn't get a commercial buffer tube by accident.
     
  4. sr975j

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    thanks for the suggestions but it is a mil spec tube...the commercial tubes have a slight angle to them on the rear correct? mine is flat.

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  5. RyanNREMTP

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    Mine is a little tight too but it doesn't bother me at all.
     
  6. eracer

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    Where's my EBT?

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    Mine's actually kind of loose, until I use the clamp. It slides quite easily otherwise.
     
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    Use come clp or what ever oil you have to clean the preservative off the buffer tube.
     
  8. MrMurphy

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    Not all commercial tubes are angled. Measure it and make sure.