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Old 02-13-2012, 12:52 AM   #1
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How much should it weight

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Old 02-13-2012, 01:01 AM   #2
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The H-buffer weighs about 3.8 oz, 0.9 oz heavier than a standard carbine buffer.

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Old 02-13-2012, 01:10 AM   #3
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I got one that is 4.5 ounces is that to heavy.

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Typically I have found that a H buffer or H2 would be as heavy as you would need to maybe improve recoil recovery, improving doubles and triples and maybe a stiffer spring depending on the power of the ammo used. I would definitely make sure there were no FTF or fail to FTE before taking into harms way after making an adjustments like this. Your mileage may vary and I am just assuming you wanted to improve control of recoil for faster follow up shots and not some other issue you might be having with your weapon.

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A Spikes? It's between the H and H2 (4.7 oz) but I thought it was more like 4.3

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Typically I have found that a H buffer or H2 would be as heavy as you would need to maybe improve recoil recovery, improving doubles and triples and maybe a stiffer spring depending on the power of the ammo used. I would definitely make sure there were no FTF or fail to FTE before taking into harms way after making an adjustments like this. Your mileage may vary and I am just assuming you wanted to improve control of recoil for faster follow up shots and not some other issue you might be having with your weapon.
Good post, G23! I use an H with my M16 BCG and H2 with my AR style BCG and find they cycle well with low power ammo in my two 16" midlengths.
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The A5 system on my DD is around 5.4 oz other than that I use the Spikes T2. It all depends on your AR.

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My AR is from Surplus Arms & Ammo with a Mil spec tube.

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Most ports vary in size from manufacturer to manufacturer so you'll need to experiment w/ buffer weight to see which works best for your AR.

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