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Old 12-16-2013, 01:56 AM   #1
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So I want to do a build. But I want to free float the barrel. Is there a particular barrel, barrel nut, or upper, etc ill need to use? I've never dealt with free floating before. Any help would be awesome


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Most free float handguards will come with their own proprietary barrel nut. That's about all that you would need.


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Might want to go to youtube and watch a few videos covering "how to change to a free float tube" besides the tube kit you will need a vise, ar wrench and a action block set the control the receiver like this -http://www.midwayusa.com/product/310152/promag-armorers-upper-and-lower-receiver-action-block-set-ar-15

One you have everthing to do the swap with its only a 15 minute job to swap out.

Watch- brownell's video- http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=brownells+videos-+free+float+tube+swap&qpvt=brownells+videos-+free+float+tube+swap&FORM=VDRE#view=detail&mid=C6 387009DBBE56FCCD2DC6387009DBBE56FCCD2D
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So I want to do a build. But I want to free float the barrel. Is there a particular barrel, barrel nut, or upper, etc ill need to use? I've never dealt with free floating before. Any help would be awesome
Most will either come with a proprietary barrel nut or use the stock barrel nut via their own system . If you need help gimme a shout Im about 25 minutes away
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Might want to go to youtube and watch a few videos covering "how to change to a free float tube" besides the tube kit you will need a vise, ar wrench and a action block set the control the receiver like this -http://www.midwayusa.com/product/310152/promag-armorers-upper-and-lower-receiver-action-block-set-ar-15

One you have everthing to do the swap with its only a 15 minute job to swap out.

Watch- brownell's video- http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=brownells+videos-+free+float+tube+swap&qpvt=brownells+videos-+free+float+tube+swap&FORM=VDRE#view=detail&mid=C6 387009DBBE56FCCD2DC6387009DBBE56FCCD2D
That video was exactly what I wanted to know.

And thanks purehavoc. I might have to hit you up some time. Maybe have a central IL range day or something haha


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