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Old 04-15-2011, 11:03 PM   #11
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I have been thinking about one for a .22lr dedicated upper. for anything more than that its really not an option for me.
If thats what you want just get a cmmg bolt carrier i have one and its been pretty cool
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I was looking into them, then realized that the weight difference doesn't make much difference. A few ounces isn't going to affect me in anyway. It's not like I am going to be going on any 50 mile humps and the weight is going to be an issue.
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I was looking into them, then realized that the weight difference doesn't make much difference. A few ounces isn't going to affect me in anyway. It's not like I am going to be going on any 50 mile humps and the weight is going to be an issue.
this has always kinda been a "catch 22."
if weight is going to be an issue (i.e. humping 50 miles with a 50 pound pack), then you will probably NEED the strongest, most durable rifle parts anyway. if you don't NEED the most durable rifle parts, then you really don't NEED the very few ounces of weight it will save you.

Standard receivers are light 'nuff and strong 'nuff. 'nuff said.
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...Standard receivers are light 'nuff and strong 'nuff. 'nuff said.
Well said!

And that's what it boils down to.
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