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#5538892 - 01/12/15 08:40 PM AR barrel length question
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14.5" barrel wit a "pinned" and welded flashider

can the flash hider be removed to install a suppressor if I ever wanted to add one? Of course it would be legally done, re; tax stamp, all paper work.
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#5538902 - 01/12/15 08:43 PM Re: AR barrel length question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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If the suppressor is a screw on you'd need 2 tax stamps one for an SBR and the other for the suppressor.

If the suppressor is a QD you could get the QD mount pinned and welded then only need on stamp for the suppressor.

If the suppressor is a screw on you could also get it welded onto the barrel and only need one tax stamp for the suppressor. I don't advice this one seems like a waste when you can use a suppressor on multiple guns.

To answer your question yes a flash hider can be removed if pinned and welded.
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#5543194 - 01/14/15 05:21 PM Re: AR barrel length question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Thanks KRoyal, look forward to bending your ear about the AR in a couple weeks.
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#5543249 - 01/14/15 05:46 PM Re: AR barrel length question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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No problem anytime and I'll be at the hunters shoot if you have any questions then.
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#5543357 - 01/14/15 06:44 PM Re: AR barrel length question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Keep in mind some QD mounts aren't supposed to be permanently attached. Check with the manufacturer.

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#5543488 - 01/14/15 07:45 PM Re: AR barrel length question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I have a 14.5 with a permantly installed flashhider/suppressor mount.
The device has to meet the 16" length.

Mine is silver soldered to ATF specs.
It can be removed and replaced but not by common hand tools.
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#5543608 - 01/14/15 08:32 PM Re: AR barrel length question [Re: Buzzsaw]
KRoyal Online   sleepy
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Really don't think the 1.5" inches you're saving is really worth the trouble though.
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#5549239 - 01/17/15 10:54 PM Re: AR barrel length question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
14.5" barrel wit a "pinned" and welded flashider

can the flash hider be removed to install a suppressor if I ever wanted to add one? Of course it would be legally done, re; tax stamp, all paper work.

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