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Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by GREGULON, Feb 12, 2012.
How much should it weight
The H-buffer weighs about 3.8 oz, 0.9 oz heavier than a standard carbine buffer.
I got one that is 4.5 ounces is that to heavy.
Typically I have found that a H buffer or H2 would be as heavy as you would need to maybe improve recoil recovery, improving doubles and triples and maybe a stiffer spring depending on the power of the ammo used. I would definitely make sure there were no FTF or fail to FTE before taking into harms way after making an adjustments like this. Your mileage may vary and I am just assuming you wanted to improve control of recoil for faster follow up shots and not some other issue you might be having with your weapon.
A Spikes? It's between the H and H2 (4.7 oz) but I thought it was more like 4.3
Good post, G23! I use an H with my M16 BCG and H2 with my AR style BCG and find they cycle well with low power ammo in my two 16" midlengths.
The A5 system on my DD is around 5.4 oz other than that I use the Spikes T2. It all depends on your AR.
My AR is from Surplus Arms & Ammo with a Mil spec tube.
My Baby AR
Most ports vary in size from manufacturer to manufacturer so you'll need to experiment w/ buffer weight to see which works best for your AR.
Thanks for the good info because I am trying to improve recoil, reliability, and accuracy.
You'll start to feel it get sluggish when the buffer is to heavy. When that happens go w/ one size lighter.
No problem. Let us know how it goes.
I just got the buffer should I worry about the buffer spring?
Probably not, how long is it? About 11"? +/- 1/2" If so, might as well go out and shoot different kinds of ammo and see how she does.
i agree with Q,
I don't see the need to change your timing. How does you rifle shoot as it is? Have you tried out low power and high power ammo through it? How does it cycle?
Not trying to hijack this thread but it runs in the same vein. I now have a problem I haven't had before this is going to pertain to Rock River .223 in a 16 inch barrel. I put a HD Sprinco spring Blue, HD 2 buffer and a FA BCG in at the same time. I went to the range and now I have a great single shot AR. Not totally unexpected, so I try all combinations to rectify this.
HD2 + std.spring
Std buffer + Blue Springco
Std. Spring + Std. Buffer
The only thing left to try is putting back the Stock BCG which is only marginally lighter than the FA, but I did not have it with me to try.
So here it is, are the RR that precise in the gassing that it won't allow any modifications? I know that RR are not over gassed but this seems a little extreme to me. Second guess could be that something has happened to the gas block, shifted or something similar that has restricted the gas flow. Is anyone running RR with mods of these types?
Thanks in advance for any FB...
Forgot to mention that all brass is ejecting but BCG is not picking up the next round.
i run an 11oz tungsten buffer and wolf spring. i love it. got it from here