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Old 10-25-2013, 01:46 AM   #21
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It's only $169 , that cheaper than most, and in my opinion better. Also the proprietary barrel nut is awesome, you don't have to time the gas tube at all, it goes over the nut.
Really!!! I thought it was more expensive then that was thinking $300 range but now ill look into it.
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It's 7.62x39, I built her from scratch. The mags are AR upper mags welded to AK lower mags with AK spring and follower. It has no feeding problems at all. The rail cost me $169, it's a 10 1/2" rail. The sights are the Diamond Head sights. Those are a bit pricey, any where from $199-269
You should start a thread on this build in the AR section. Tell us about the magazines if you start that thread too please.

You taught me about tapered cases with that pic you took of 5.56 and 7.62x39 in that other thread we were on, thanks.
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Think I may save up and get either the Samson evolution 15in rail or the diamond head 15in VRS T rail.

A tough choice cause I like the samson my brother in-law has the 9in and feels great in ur hand but the diamond head looks incredible.

But ive got all winter to put money aside for the things I still need so ill take my time.

Thanks everyone who has replied and helped me out its greatly appreciated.

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You should start a thread on this build in the AR section. Tell us about the magazines if you start that thread too please. You taught me about tapered cases with that pic you took of 5.56 and 7.62x39 in that other thread we were on, thanks.

I started one a while ago. I'll try to dig it up for you.
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http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f20/7-62x39-ar-done-94094/


That's the link to the build
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Don't forget to compare weight as well as price The 15" Samson weighs 13.4 oz with "Thermal Bushings". The 15" Diamond head weighs 21.7 oz with proprietary barrel nut. Even if you add the weight of a standard barrel nut to the Samson it will still be lighter than the Diamond head. With the Samson you don't have to change the barrel nut. All you have to do is cut off the delta ring with a dremmel tool and install a low profile gas block. I installed mine on my kitchen table in 30 minutes. That's having never installed a rail of any type in my life. I could do it in 15 minutes now. With the majority of that time being used to cut off the delta ring.

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Don't forget to compare weight as well as price The 15" Samson weighs 13.4 oz with "heat sinks". The 15" Diamond head weighs 21.7 oz with proprietary barrel nut. Even if you add the weight of a standard barrel nut to the Samson it will still be lighter than the Diamond head. With the Samson you don't have to change the barrel nut. All you have to do is cut off the delta ring with a dremmel tool and install a low profile gas block. I installed mine on my kitchen table in 30 minutes. That's having never installed a rail of any type in my life. I could do it in 15 minutes now. With the majority of that time being used to cut off the delta ring.

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Good point on an already built rifle would make more sense to keep it simple rather than swapping the barrel nut.

Weight is the main reason I'm even looking for a free float rail so again good point I'm gonna do some more research and really sink my teeth into this topic.
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Don't forget to compare weight as well as price The 15" Samson weighs 13.4 oz with "heat sinks". The 15" Diamond head weighs 21.7 oz with proprietary barrel nut. Even if you add the weight of a standard barrel nut to the Samson it will still be lighter than the Diamond head. With the Samson you don't have to change the barrel nut. All you have to do is cut off the delta ring with a dremmel tool and install a low profile gas block. I installed mine on my kitchen table in 30 minutes. That's having never installed a rail of any type in my life. I could do it in 15 minutes now. With the majority of that time being used to cut off the delta ring.

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Couldn't you just take off the delta ring instead of cutting it off?
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Couldn't you just take off the delta ring instead of cutting it off?
U can but from what I have read and seen so far its appearently easier to cut it off if u don't intend to use it again then actually removing it.
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