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Old 11-22-2021, 07:54 PM
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Originally Posted by moose View Post
There are other considerations.

One other consideration is the sound, no not the bullet crack, but the m14 has a curious quirk in that the USGI flash hider will ring like a tuning fork when fired. Many will even ring when the bolt is let fly home. The cast replicas won’t ring for whatever reason.
Typical way to tell cast vs forged parts. Tap a cast part and it will not ring like a forged part. Same principle when the rifle is fired or bolt is slammed home.
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