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Old February 21st, 2017, 02:05 PM   #1
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Opinions please is this muzzle okay



Just received this in the mail and installed it today. The picture is the end result not sure what else to do maybe add a washer but. It sure about the clearance. I plan on shooting this suppressed it's a side stamped poly.

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Old February 21st, 2017, 02:23 PM   #2
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Right off the bat I see an issue. The set screw for the castle nut is hitting a hi spot on the castle nut. You need to either tighten the castle nut a tad more, or loosen it so the set screw can be seated BETWEEN the teeth of the castle nut. Then you may be able to tighten that muzzle device tighter... Was that a used device? What da heck happened to the teeth on it?


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Old February 21st, 2017, 02:36 PM   #3
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What is that tank trap looking thing on there?

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Old February 21st, 2017, 02:39 PM   #4
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silencer adapter
you using the correct tools for the barrel castle nut?

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Old February 21st, 2017, 02:53 PM   #5
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Looks like a pipe wrench was used to tighten it.
The castle nut is not indexed properly to allow the set screw to align with a notch as has been stated. That would allow the muzzle device to butt against the adapter. As it sits you would probably get baffle strikes if a suppressor was used, if it could even be attached with the condition of the teeth.

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Old February 21st, 2017, 02:55 PM   #6
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Appears to be an AAC Black Out 18 tooth Flash hider.

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Old February 21st, 2017, 03:09 PM   #8
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Ah.. Nope!


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Old February 21st, 2017, 03:35 PM   #9
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I will take it all off but I don't think the set screw will sit flush at all and I was pretty sure I was in a indent in the castle nut. Thanks everyone for the input

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Also the muzzle brake is a 18t AAC and the mount I think is SEI and the castle nut is Chinese. I don't know that happen to the muzzle brake but it still mounts

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Old February 21st, 2017, 06:24 PM   #11
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I will take it all off but I don't think the set screw will sit flush at all and I was pretty sure I was in a indent in the castle nut. Thanks everyone for the input
Naahhhh man, being as your pic is so large, it's clear to see that the set screw is sitting on top of one of the hi spots on the castle nut. When a set screw is correctly seated, it will sit below the surface of the flash hider.

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Old February 21st, 2017, 06:27 PM   #12
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Naahhhh man, being as your pic is so large, it's clear to see that the set screw is sitting on top of one of the hi spots on the castle nut. When a set screw is correctly seated, it will sit below the surface of the flash hider.
He is right listen to him, if your going to use Chanel locks put some leather of the metal first.

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The picture is the end result not sure what else to do..
I'm sure the "muzzle" is ok. Cold blue or Krylon will camoflage everything else.

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Old February 21st, 2017, 06:51 PM   #14
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If it is a proper set screw, with the dog on the tip, then it may very well be sitting in the castle nut recess. Good to go.

If it is a cup point set screw, then it is most likely not in a recess, as everyone is pointing out.

Just make sure you use a mallet to seat the adapter firmly against the muzzle as you tighten the castle nut (using the proper castle nut pliers ).

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Old February 21st, 2017, 08:16 PM   #15
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Took it off and does not sit flush



Not sure if it is a cup or not

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