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Old November 24, 2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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Is my AR15 hammer spring in backwards?

Recently bought a built AR from a private party, and after putting around ~70 rds federal 55gr wally world bulk pack through it, it had a few failure to fires. Also put around a 100 tula though it with no issues. Here are the pics.

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Old November 24, 2012, 07:19 PM   #2
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Yep, it's backwards.

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Old November 24, 2012, 07:23 PM   #3
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lol, thanks for the quick response.... I'm guessing thats why the kid sold it. Thought 700 was too good a deal for DD/Spikes AR. Guess Ill be researching how to flip it around. Has those KNS anti walk pins to add to the confusion also. Being a former marine i thought it felt kind of weak dry firing it. Thanks again
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Old November 25, 2012, 12:59 AM   #4
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It's very easy, a 5 minute job if you have the right size punch and a soft touch with a light hammer or even the head of a screwdriver. The KNS pins might complicate it a bit, I've never used them. Still easy peasy stuff.
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Old November 25, 2012, 07:47 AM   #5
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$700 for a DD/Spikes!!!! SCORE!
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Old November 25, 2012, 10:41 AM   #6
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Got the spring turned around. Much better now
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Old November 25, 2012, 01:45 PM   #7
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CHUCKLZ.

Nice gun for only $700!
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Old November 25, 2012, 10:04 PM   #8
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Old November 26, 2012, 10:26 AM   #9
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bass ackwords

Gotta be careful with "home assembled" guns.
I picked up a Armalite AR 10 for a song afew years ago.
"Bubba" thought it was broke, coludn't get the bolt stop to work.
I did not tell him that it won't work with a rifle length buffer in a colapsable length tube.
It also had the wrong bolt stop installed.
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