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Old 01-08-2013, 05:26 PM   #11
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7$ one from amazon worked for me. I hope the stock you bought came with a buffer tube, spring, and buffer because the A2 parts do not interchange with m4 style stock.
Good point! We're assuming the OP bought a complete BCM M4 stock kit, not planning to use parts from the existing A2 kit.
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Yes, I bought the complete BCM M4 stock kit: stock, buffer tube, buffer, spring and end plate. I was going to buy everything separate since I really wanted a Magpul stock, but since this is my first one...I figured getting the complete set-up in kit form would be a better deal for me...at least for right now

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I have two BCM M4 stock kits and they're high quality. You done good!

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As far as the AR wrench, some like mine have a slot for a 1/2" drive tool. I like being able to put a torque wrench on the barrel nut.

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As far as the AR wrench, some like mine have a slot for a 1/2" drive tool. I like being able to put a torque wrench on the barrel nut.
Amen, I couldn't agree more
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My BCM M4 stock will be arriving soon, I know I need an AR15 armorer tool to remove my factory A2 stock and install the M4 one. I haven't checked my buffer tube yet to see if it's Milspec or Commercial. My M4 stock is Milspec and has a M4 castle type nut. Is there a specific tool you guys would recommend? I have read several reviews on tools that claim the tools aren't fitting the nuts and have to be ground to fit; my local gun shop has a DPMS tool for about $35.00 but I want to get a good tool not a POS...and this is my first AR, so I don't know much yet.
When I had to install a PRS stock on my LMT MWS I used the wrench I had gotten from Brownells. No dice, I could not budge the castle not. Ended up wit the Hammerhead tool and it worked great. $45 well spent. It has many uses besides taking the castle nut off. It also has a slot for torque wrench use. IIRC both for 3/8 and 1/2 inch.
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I beleive the Technical Manual says tighten the buffer tube to about 30 ft lbs, but I know a lot of mfrs. go much tighter.

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