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Old February 6, 2000, 09:19 PM   #1
george miller
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i recently was told that the buffer disintigrates after use and that i need to purchase another one.i have only shot my m11 on few occasions and not noticed anything.i was also told that i need to replace factory hammer, firing pin ect as they too are not this true? if so where can i get new ones and where can i get a bigger bolt handle(like the old style with the slot cut in it for sight pic)thanks,overall, is this a durable gun?
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Old February 7, 2000, 03:46 PM   #2
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The bolt’s recoil buffer will disintegrate, but it takes it a while. About 1k rounds minimum,but it never hurts to have a spare around. Buffer Technology’s product is a great improvement over the original part.
I wouldn’t get too worried about the stock internals in your M11/9 actually failing as
much as I would not having any spares, and suddenly finding myself with no parts
available! Personally, I would just have them around just in case. Also check out RPB
Industries for some interesting accessories and parts. SG news always has their ad, and they stock a TON of MAC, Cobray, and SWD parts. Overall the Cobray or SW Daniels M11/9 is a very durable, utilitarian gun that, like any other, will take care of you, if you take care of it....and damn they’re fun! Good Luck- Dakotan

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Old April 6, 2023, 02:07 PM   #3
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I recently noticed my buffer was in bad shape. I bought some impact and heat resistant 1/8" urethane and made a bunch of new ones. I removed the corner that the guide rod goes thru and there is no disassembly besides pulling the bolt out and slipping the new buffer into place.
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Old April 6, 2023, 08:19 PM   #4
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