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Old 10-25-2011, 11:13 AM
meplat meplat is offline
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Originally Posted by matee88
When I got it home I tried to install it with my handguard and it would not allow the barrel band retaining spring to lock down. I tightened it as tight as I could and when I was at the range the handguard popped off. I tried to file it down a bit to see if it would lock down and basically ended up ruining the stock.
Have you tried bending the band retaining spring outward? Sometimes they are "weak" and lose their original shape. The hole it's installed in might not even be perpendicular to the barrel axis. Try another spring? Waay cheaper than a handguard (or a stock)

Last edited by meplat; 10-25-2011 at 11:21 AM.
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