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Old 12-22-2011, 12:06 PM   #21
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Not a bad thought at all. Other option is to cut the barrel below the gas port, rethread it and put a muzzle break and extension to get back to 16" (not sure how far your cut it) then tap a new gas port at the midlength point and change the gas system to midlength...should work like a dream.
Thatsa what I was thinking.
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These guys would *fix* that barrel for you at reasonable price.
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I completely dig the Noveske KX3..! But I think I should also take into consideration the gas port opening... I don't really remember what the diameter can go to, I believe it was .110..? I'll look into that..!!
Thanx guys, Great Ideas, Oh, the gas port is 3.25 inches from the muzzle, how long is that Noveske..? And it would have to be pinned and welded in Illinois, right, not just one or the other..?

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I completely dig the Noveske KX3..! But I think I should also take into consideration the gas port opening... I don't really remember what the diameter can go to, I believe it was .110..? I'll look into that..!!
Thanx guys, Great Ideas, Oh, the gas port is 3.25 inches from the muzzle, how long is that Noveske..? And it would have to be pinned and welded in Illinois, right, not just one or the other..?
Actually out would need to be pinged and welded in any state to avoid being an sbr
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Actually out would need to be pinged and welded in any state to avoid being an sbr
Ahh I knew it was under some stipulation thanks ..!
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Ahh I knew it was under some stipulation thanks ..!
Well the only stipulation is "permanently attached" with the general consensus being pinned and welded to cover your ass. Your mileage may vary.
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Well the only stipulation is "permanently attached" with the general consensus being pinned and welded to cover your ass. Your mileage may vary.
Right on... in this state I had better make sure I cover it

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I'll be sending the barrel out to AR-15 Barrels, anyone heard good or bad info about them..? I'm going to go with out shortening it, and just have the Noveske KX3 permanently pinned and welded on. If it were a .223 I would go down to 14.5" but this is a .308, and I debated even going to 16" to begin with (It's currently 16.25"). I'm going to have the gas port moved to the mid-length position as well, and have the barrel profiled at .75" from the gas port to the muzzle. I'll bepostin pics as soon as it gets home..!
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I may just show my ignorance here...but I will ask anyway. Would it be possible to simply relocate the existing gas block a little further from the muzzle?

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I may just show my ignorance here...but I will ask anyway. Would it be possible to simply relocate the existing gas block a little further from the muzzle?
That's what he's doing he's having the current port plugged and redrilled further down.
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