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Old 05-04-2014, 02:16 AM   #11
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Thanks guys. And just to clarify, I don't want to run it dry. I always run my AR with a lot of lube.


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Old 05-04-2014, 10:46 AM   #12
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Isn't a Nickel Boron or Chromed BCG will turn black/dark from the burnt out carbon/ residue after shooting? That's why phosphated bcg for me will do just fine as it stays black. Just saying..

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NiB is generally easier to clean after shooting, and not having a black BCG makes it easier to see the residue. IMHO, the action is a little smoother with the coating when it is lubed the same. Not enough to justify doubling the price, but if it were about 10 bucks more, I wouldn't feel too bad about paying a little more.

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If you go the NiB route Fail Zero is the best out there. I've built with different NIB BCG's and they do loose the coating and discolor. My Fail Zero has 2k plus through it and it still looks new and still has a slick coating to it. I have regular BCG's and there not much difference other than ease of cleaning if it's a good quality coating.


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Thanks for the help guys.


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I'd like to hear stories from people who have actually experienced failures with their BCGs - of any kind

(I think the manufacturers are laughing all the way to the bank with these 'ultra enhanced' BCG's and other 'super heavy duty milspec' garbage)

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