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Midlength Colts?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by TexasGlockster, Sep 17, 2012.


  1. TexasGlockster

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    Which, if any, of the Colts have mid length gas systems? Sorr for the noob question, I looked on their website but couldn't figure it out.
     

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  2. mvician

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    none of them do
     

  3. glock031

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    Im surprised that no one has sent a 6920 to Adco. They can relocate gas port and FSB. Recontour barrel and new gas tube for a couple hundred. Basically changing a 7" gas system to a midlength.
     
  4. WoodenPlank

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    I'd be curious to see how they plug the gas port without totally screwing the barrel.
     
  5. Big Bird

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    Too much trouble for too little return. The Carbine length system works. But the mid length works a little better.
     
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    I think the saying goes "if it ain't broke, don't fix it."

    6920 carbine length works better than fine. Works great.
     
  7. NeverMore1701

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    Middy 6720 would be pretty cool though!
     
  8. mvician

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    As said the carbine system works. With a M16 style carrier and a heavier buffer you wouldn't be able to tell the difference shooting it or a midlength. You want more rail estate? Low profile gas block and longer rail system.
     
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  10. cowboy1964

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    Longer sight radius.

    Slightly softer shooting.

    I wouldn't bother converting a carbine length but...
     
  11. mjkeat

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    Like Mike said, heavier carrier, buffer, and shave the FSP then add a longer rail.
     
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    No kidding, that's what I was wondering.


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  13. glock031

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    Adco posted in a thread over ar15 and said they could do it and surprisingly cheaper than i thought. The cool thing would be using the Colt barrel to do so. Im satisfied with my carbine gassed 6920 though.
     
  14. glock031

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    I'd imagine they could tap, bolt, grind and then ream. Maybe even put a band over the outer end. ???
     
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    Call me crazy, but I was at my LGS saying how I wished Colt made a mid length. When the guy said yeah they do and handed one to me. I'll have to go back and check it out.
     
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    Either you're crazy, or the guy at the LGS was on some good crack. They do make rifle-length, but not mid-length.
     
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    You'd have a hard time doing it to a 6920 barrel, the M203 notch would be in the way.

    I don't see Colt ever making a mid-length barrel.

    Their carbine gassed guns are fairly popular and seem to work.

    I still think the mid-length is way over rated (and I have one).
     
  18. mjkeat

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    That's why they reprofile it.
     
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    I looked at the gas tube, it was mid length. They had $12xx on it and it had a rail of some sort and was a new Colt. I'll run up there tomorrow, it's driving me crazy now. It had the different stock Colt puts on them with the locking feature.
     
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