*Official DC AR15 picture thread*

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    Quote Originally Posted by munch520 View Post
    Nice! Timing these things is a royal PITA so be ready for that lol. Mine might be barely off (over-rotated by a degree or two) but I'm gonna live with it...
    Call it precision timed for the individual shooters style.
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    Quote Originally Posted by munch520 View Post
    I should! I let my OCD get the best of me and tried to move the brake a degree counter-clockwise....ended up breaking the bond on the rocksett.

    Starting over. I'll probably run a dowel horizontally through the brake this time and confirm timing with a level.

    I need help
    Don't use Rocksett just yet. Time it then get to the range. Notice the recoil and if it's to the left or right, you can then time the brake. I did this with a BattleComp and Triple Tap before, works well. Other than that though, I'm sure it'll work fine in perfect alignment too.

    Edit - actually, don't use any Rocksett until you have the can. That way should you decide to move to a flash hider, you won't have to break the Rocksett and risk loosening th barrel nut.... Which happened on one of my SR15's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonconsiglio View Post
    Don't use Rocksett just yet. Time it then get to the range. Notice the recoil and if it's to the left or right, you can then time the brake. I did this with a BattleComp and Triple Tap before, works well. Other than that though, I'm sure it'll work fine in perfect alignment too.

    Edit - actually, don't use any Rocksett until you have the can. That way should you decide to move to a flash hider, you won't have to break the Rocksett and risk loosening th barrel nut.... Which happened on one of my SR15's.
    Crap Jon, great idea but I read it too late. I just ended up fixing it. Took some boiling water, cleaned off the threads, hit it with acetone, used different shim combination, 4 drops of rocksett and got it tightened down. Confirmed with level. I'm going to give it til Monday then shoot it then I think.
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    I'm sure it'll be just fine. I'm interested in the difference from the A2 to the Surefire brake on that rifle.
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    Ill be doing just the brake then brake with a5h4 buffer. Ill get video of both and we can compare it to the video of the 12" on the range in Tx with the a2
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    ....which I'm uploading today, I swear!! And a reminder, though I'm sure you're aware, don't paint the brake. At most a very light dusting, but don't paint it like the rest of the rifle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonconsiglio View Post
    ....which I'm uploading today, I swear!! And a reminder, though I'm sure you're aware, don't paint the brake. At most a very light dusting, but don't paint it like the rest of the rifle.
    Definitely not, I'm leaving it alone. Can is DE and will be on 100% of the time
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    Timing a muzzle break? What the heck is that? We're definitely reaching new levels of AR nerd-dom here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doodle View Post
    Timing a muzzle break? What the heck is that? We're definitely reaching new levels of AR nerd-dom here.
    Lol you don't know what it is but it's nerdy? I'm kidding

    Timing a brake involves torquing down a device, to spec, and in an exact spot so that the gasses exit to compensate the normal 'up and to the right' recoil of the carbine. The threads per inch, combined with where the threads start, makes it necessary to use combinations of .003-.02" shims so the brake comes to a stop at 20-30ft lbs in the correct spot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by munch520 View Post
    Lol you don't know what it is but it's nerdy? I'm kidding

    Timing a brake involves torquing down a device, to spec, and in an exact spot so that the gasses exit to compensate the normal 'up and to the right' recoil of the carbine. The threads per inch, combined with where the threads start, makes it necessary to use combinations of .003-.02" shims so the brake comes to a stop at 20-30ft lbs in the correct spot.
    Nah its just between you and Jon, and I've never seen anyone with more knowledge on a platform... Any platform. Just a joke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doodle View Post
    Timing a muzzle break? What the heck is that? We're definitely reaching new levels of AR nerd-dom here.
    Dude - Have you looked at his avatar?

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    Nah its just between you and Jon, and I've never seen anyone that more knowledge on a platform... Any platform. Just a joke.
    Two long time Veterans of M4carbine.net now derailing a Picture thread over here...To whit I am not helping. This is like middle school education level talk over there.

    I know - JK.

    Just wait until I post my MK12 blasphemy pics. I'm gonna get flamed to a grease stain on the ground with my eyeballs bugging out over there.
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    We're all good. Derailment is a good thing at times! I think Doodle meant that there's a good bit of knowledge here and was joking around.

    Then Sticks has to blow it all with his abortion of a MK12..... Mod 0?, Mod 1?, "Mod Sticks"?
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