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Old 05-30-2013, 11:31 PM   #31
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What do you guys think about nickel boron Fail Zero full auto bcgs?
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Old 05-31-2013, 06:23 AM   #32
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What do you guys think about nickel boron Fail Zero full auto bcgs?
There was a vendor on here, we were passing around that particular BCG, well attempted. I believe it was okdonk or tikki can't recall who it was, that had failures from it. IIRC the firing pin was bent from the factory.
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:26 AM   #33
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Yes it was me.

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Old 05-31-2013, 04:16 PM   #34
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What do you guys think about nickel boron Fail Zero full auto bcgs?
Generally, I would trust this BCG. I'd absolutely consider buying one if the price was right (which seems slightly unlikely). I also trust Okdonk's opinion, and can only guess that he may have drawn the short straw in the manufacturing process.

I may never own a FZ BCG. And then again I might. I tend to feel that it's a good product if you can land one at an opportune price, and a bit of an overcool tactical ninja venture when the price is wrong. I'm sure a lot of NiB BCGs are really great and all, but I'm having a hard time loving them more than (when it comes to spiffy finishes) the STS Arms Cerakote/microslick M16 BCGs that can be had for $180-230. I love their smooth, quiet operation; as well as the rich, but non-blingy finish. YMMV. And that's nothing more than personal preference.
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Old 05-31-2013, 04:41 PM   #35
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I had failures with a Ni-bor bcg too, it was a Black Rain Ordinance iirc.

Honestly, I don't think it was a nickel boron induced failure. More like a BCG failure.
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I believe that NiB may be worth the extra cost if it were put on a higher quality BCG. The problem I beleive is that the coating is put on a POS and expected to make it a great BCG.
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Old 05-31-2013, 05:16 PM   #37
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The Fail Zero i tested.. MIGHT be a lemon.
Me personally don't own any Nickel Boron BCG. I only trust Spike's or BCM. Why? Cos they had proven to give me no issues at all. And BCM's price is about the same as the Fail Zero's. Flawless on any brass or steel ammo.
They always advertise less or no cleaning needed on Nickel Boron. But what difference does it make? We still need to clean our rifles anyway.. i enjoy cleaning though
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I traded a fz nickel boron bcg along with a seekins lower and stag upper for a used sd9ve that I only paid $350 for. I think I got a great deal as long as the bcg is reliable
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I prefer BCM's standard BCG. My DD seems fine too but isn't marked HP/MP or laser etched (common with their early BCGs). DD says it's milspec but BCM marks the bolt which takes away the guess work. And that's what bothers me with so many of the BCGs out there (including the boutique models), you really don't know what you're getting.
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Well got my PSA in today. I took it apart and looked for any markings and didn't see any. Maybe I was looking in the wrong spot though? But here are some pictures. I'm way more impressed with this one over the one from Midway from just the finish alone
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