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Old 07-10-2013, 09:36 PM   #11
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After doing some reading and research on steel and its qualities, I wouldn't call 4140 junk , alot of barrels are made with 4140 steel , Now Im sure it was a AR15 carrier and visual quality is just so so , However you made a good decision to replace it with a better quality piece , it is the heart of the gun that keeps it running
I agree its not junk but the barrel of the oracle is 4140 aswell which seems to be fine in a barrel but don't trust my bcg to be 4140
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Hopefully only the carrier was 4140. You'd hope even DPMS would use better steel for the bolt, at least 8620 if not Carpenter 158.
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Hopefully only the carrier was 4140. You'd hope even DPMS would use better steel for the bolt, at least 8620 if not Carpenter 158.
Yeah exactly what I was thinking, never had any trouble with the DPMS I own eats whatever I feed it and is quite accurate down to 1 to 2 MOA at 100 yds with Troy fixed irons only.(Di-Optic rear)

But depends on the ammo I'm useing and how I'm shooting that day
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