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    ar mods for hunting

    went for a hunt with cd yesterday and thought id take the ar for a walk something i encountered tho with it is the mag rattles like fuk which isnt much use when hunting so an ar is either big boys lego or a big boys rattle has anyone done anything to theirs to cure the rattly mag syndrome cheers

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    Weird, none of mine rattle with any mag I own. What kind of lower and mag do you have?

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    Another reason they're called a Rattle Gun, to be fair they don't really do anything quietly while hunting, I only use mine when in shooting from a vehicle.
    Get a plastic mag, they're usually thicker walled and tighter fit. Especially the spears mags, ive even got a few gen1s that near need a hammer to get in the magwell
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    Wrap some electrical tape around it?
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    Which bit of the mag rattles? The mag in the mag well of the follower in the mag. Spear mags are shit, I use lancer which rattle when empty (mag follower rattling) but not when loaded. Accuwedge helps with movement between the upper and the lower. I use mine for all my hunting from deer to rabbits. It's my do everything rifle.

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    NEA and the mag they come with plus those Israeli ones of tm they rattle in the mag well

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    Haven't found that any of my mags rattle, second the call to try tape or another plastic mag.

    Acuwedge if there is rattle from the receivers.

    If you have mall ninja stuff on you rifle then take it off as it just catches on stuff. Also shrink wrap/bike tube over railed/slotted forends stops shit collecting and can make it nicer on cold wet hand than bare alloy.
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    OK I'll try tape havnt got any ninja/ tactiwank stuff on it just sling scope and suppressor
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    i have no issues withany of my mags rattling (inc spear's). insulation tape is horrid stuff on guns, sooner or later the gun oil will make the glue weep out of it and it will look like crap and be a sticky mess. go to an electrical supplier and get a roll of non vulcanized rubber tape. it has no adhesive and bonds to itself with pressure. also great stuff to put inside scope rings to stop any scope movement occuring
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    Quote Originally Posted by northdude View Post
    OK I'll try tape havnt got any ninja/ tactiwank stuff on it just sling scope and suppressor
    I will swap you two spear mags for the metal israeli ones if you are keen. Happy to send them to you so you can try them and see if it fixes the problem first. If you are not happy just send them back.
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    Don't use an accuwedge. Just an disposable earplug... Works just as well.

    Find a poly mag that is a tight fit and sand it till it's sweet.
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    One layer of insulation tape around the bottom of the mag works fine.

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    Ar's are too damn noisy for hunting in my experience, i only use mine for goats and pest shooting now

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    Quote Originally Posted by MassiveAttack View Post
    I will swap you two spear mags for the metal israeli ones if you are keen. Happy to send them to you so you can try them and see if it fixes the problem first. If you are not happy just send them back.
    thanks but the israeli mags work really well butter smooth to load and unload when you need to compared to the standard one
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    Quote Originally Posted by 300_BLK View Post
    Don't use an accuwedge. Just an disposable earplug... Works just as well.

    Find a poly mag that is a tight fit and sand it till it's sweet.
    ive heard a piece of tube rubber works as well mine doesnt have hardly any movement between upper and lower im just going to use some cheap feeler gauges on mine

 

 

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