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Old 03-14-2012, 10:51 PM   #11
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I dunno, but I almost always use my FA. I let my wife and friends shoot my ARs and its really comes in handy when taking a peek in the chamber to see if there's a live round in there. I dunno about you guyz but I always do a chamber check when someone hands me a rifle (if the bcg out of battery)
I use it for chamber checks as well. It's kinda like having a comfort blanket.

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Due to a few of the catastrophic failures I have seen that have been attributed to the forward assist, I would rather not have the temptation in front of me. Yes I know the odds are low it would happen, but the cost of a round verses the damage that could happen made my decision an easy one. Better to eject the round altogether.
I understand and feel the same way. I almost always eject the round if there is a problem.


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ive been unable to locate a flat top upper without a fa. i just dont like it sticking out there gets in the way and find it about as useful as taking dieting advice from rosie odonnell...


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ive been unable to locate a flat top upper without a fa. i just dont like it sticking out there gets in the way and find it about as useful as taking dieting advice from rosie odonnell...
There are a few out there: Fulton Armory, DPMS, Yellow Logic, S&W.
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I know we have gotten off topic with discussing the F/A. My fault entirely. If someone is upset about it, I apologize.
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JonM check out www.Ranierarms.com. They have a nice non F/A w/ deflector and ramps.
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that brings up another question from this newbie. could someonr explain fwrd assist
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