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Old 08-22-2011, 10:38 AM   #1
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Default Tolerances?

I’ve been reading about aftermarket bushings, trigger jobs, etc. Basically it seems to come down to this:

Tighter tolerances = higher accuracy but lower reliability in dirty environments;
Looser tolerances = higher reliability in dirty environments but lower accuracy.

Yes? No?



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Old 08-22-2011, 01:20 PM   #2
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Pretty much.........

With a tighter fit there's no room for any debris.

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You would be correct. That's why the AK 47 and variants work so well in bad conditions, because of the loose(r) tolerances.

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