These include stripped upper and lower receivers ($150), Al-profile barrels with a correct 1:12" twist or a 1:7" twist ($249.99), the correct round, tapered five-position front sight ($5.99), the Al-style slip ring ($16.99), triangular charging handle ($59.99) and the original-style bird-cage flash suppressor
To the side, a small flash was visible, extending approximately one to two inches in front of the flash suppressor
. The flash signature was relatively small and muted.
The flash suppressor
is a bit dated and there are better designs available today, but it works.
Since they all attach similarly, I will just use the standard A-2 flash suppressor
as an example in this article.
and trigger group, I still needed one more U.S.-made part to meet the parts count.
With the barrel mounted, we can begin installing the components that attach to it: the op rod guide, gas system, flash suppressor
Some prefer an effective flash suppressor
. Others prefer a modern brake designed to project the blast forward and away from the shooter and his mates.
Assault weapons were defined as those with certain evil features such as a bayonet lug, detachable magazine, flash suppressor
, threaded muzzle and folding stock.
(By the way, the reason I'm referring to these as "multi-tools" is that they have cutouts that fit, sort of, the receiver extension and flash suppressor
nut.) The variety of barrel nut wrench you need has an attachment for a l/2-inch drive, into which goes a wrench handle, and now we'll talk about those.
When it comes to muzzle devices, you need to choose whether you need a muzzle brake or a flash suppressor
. On a social rifle I would consider an effective flash suppressor
This pin, besides holding the sight in position, also retains the flash suppressor
spring and detent.
The barrel on this rifle is 18" with a low profile mid length gas system, covered with a 12" quad rail and threaded on the end is the Black Rain Ordnance flash suppressor
. The stock and grip are Magpul MOE.