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#6152722 - 01/24/16 07:29 PM Change hand guards on they AR....
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Now it won't cycle. I've run the piston and gas block correct, at least I think so. Is there something I'm missing?
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#6152731 - 01/24/16 07:33 PM Re: Change hand guards on they AR.... [Re: TCB]
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Did you remove or move the gas tube? If it's not sitting inside the bolt it won't have the gas to cycle. It's going to be hard to figure out the problem without putting hands on it
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#6152734 - 01/24/16 07:33 PM Re: Change hand guards on they AR.... [Re: TCB]
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What all did you have to do to swap them out? Gas tube or block is probably mis-aligned.

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#6152736 - 01/24/16 07:34 PM Re: Change hand guards on they AR.... [Re: TCB]
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Just realized you said piston. I'm not familiar enough with those to help, been a long time since I owned a piston rifle
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6152741 - 01/24/16 07:35 PM Re: Change hand guards on they AR.... [Re: TCB]
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Gas block alignment.
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#6152794 - 01/24/16 07:56 PM Re: Change hand guards on they AR.... [Re: TCB]
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Gas block alignment may have off. I was able to pull the hand guard and gas block down another 1/8" which should have the gas block lined up.
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#6152908 - 01/24/16 08:49 PM Re: Change hand guards on they AR.... [Re: TCB]
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If your's is a set screw gas block, remove the set screw closest to receiver, there is normally an indention on the underside of barrel, align the set screw hole with indention then insert set screw tighten and should be good to go.
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