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Old 11-09-2011, 09:44 PM   #11
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take a look at this video
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:18 PM   #12
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That's helps out a lot. Thanks!!!! So now that brings up another question. Which buffer weight should I go with? Just a standard? I'm building a .223
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Good choice going w/ mil-spec.

Depending on your AR or more specific it's gas port diam. the required weight will very. The weight will alter the cyclic rate bolt bounce and felt recoil. There is a sweet spot as well as to heavy or to light. Go to heavy and you'll run into feeding issues.

Most common would be a H buffer. I personally use a couple Spikes T's, an H2, and a A5 standard weight buffer.

Spikes is making a T3 now which I'd like to try.

If you're spending more than $40ish on a buffer something is wrong.
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so i must confess. i paid 140 for my buffer and spring. however im so happy i did. my friend bought one and i shot it his rifle with it in.. theni went and bought one. heres the site Heavy Buffers | Products
its a custom tungsten buffer. i have one fo rmy a2 stock. it completely eliminated both mine and my friends boing noise. and the cycle is very crisp. it made the bang a touch louder but reduced recoil. my advice is buy one. you will be amazed. my friend and i both own stags. mine is a standard 20' his is a carbine. just my 2 cents
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