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AzRon

Bolt and bolt carrier

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Since DPMS is no longer and I want to shoot my Gen2 I will need some back up parts.  I'm thinking (trouble!)  that the part that would fail would be the bolt or the extractor, which leads me to my question, can I buy just the bolt or would it be better to get bolt and carrier together? What about head space? And lastly who makes a compatible setup?

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3 hours ago, unforgiven said:

What makes it better ?

What doesn't?

They set the bar pretty high when they were asked to fix common failure points on a weapon platform for our military.

https://jprifles.com/1.4.7_Bolt.php

JP EnhancedBolt™

  • Fully compatible with Mil-spec .223 and standard .308 subcomponents
  • Superior SAE 9310 material for superior resiliency and extended lifespan
  • Additional material around cam pin hole to eliminate inherent weak point of bolt design
  • Improved lug geometry for reduced wear and easier locking/unlocking
  • JP Enhanced Ejector design mitigates case head extrusions and reduces brass smear
  • JP Enhanced Extractor optimizes extraction function and eliminates multiple common ejection failures
  • JP Enhanced Gas Rings reduce internal friction and wear of the bolt carrier while maintaining gas seal longer
  • DLC coating offers super-high durability, lubricity and ease of cleaning
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This may be a bit off topic but I bought a can of the new (well new to me) WD-40  Specialist water resistant Silicone spray lubricant. It dries quickly to a slick coat. I used it on door hinges drawer pull rails,  metal window glides and it appears to work.  I been wondering if it might be good on Bolt and Bolt carriers, buffers and buffer spring and maybe the charging handle. Has anyone tried it?  It is supposed to work at temperatures up to 500 degrees F.  

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3 hours ago, Ravenworks said:

 

Toolcraft is a solid product, but for just the bolt, they can't touch JP's offerings.

Best AR-15 Upgrades with John Paul of JP Enterprises

https://www.arbuildjunkie.com/best-ar-15-upgrades/

Cool - but overpriced for what you're getting.  Many companies do what they do - but JP caters to the RaceGun Crowd, so they charge premiums, based on what people are willing to pay.  RaceGun Parts - $$$. Ever seen the difference between a RaceGun bolt, and a regular bolt? Ever seen what the RaceGun Crowd will pay for a part that says "it's better"?...   :popcorn:

Lots of companies make their bolts from the same materials, same HPT and MPI tests...  the bolt is not a RaceGun part - but JP make it so, and charges a premium for it.  Enjoy it. :thumbup:

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4 hours ago, 98Z5V said:

Cool - but overpriced for what you're getting.  Many companies do what they do - but JP caters to the RaceGun Crowd, so they charge premiums, based on what people are willing to pay.  RaceGun Parts - $$$. Ever seen the difference between a RaceGun bolt, and a regular bolt? Ever seen what the RaceGun Crowd will pay for a part that says "it's better"?...   :popcorn:

Lots of companies make their bolts from the same materials, same HPT and MPI tests...  the bolt is not a RaceGun part - but JP make it so, and charges a premium for it.  Enjoy it. :thumbup:

Coming from the one that knows everything you'd think.you would care to talk about the problems they were tasked to fix for the Government.

I don't by their products for the cool factor.

Fat jagoff

 

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15 hours ago, Ravenworks said:

Coming from the one that knows everything you'd think.you would care to talk about the problems they were tasked to fix for the Government.

I don't by their products for the cool factor.

Fat jagoff

 

Well then, what .gov contracts do they have, and what were they "tasked to fix" for the .gov?  This is the first that I've heard of this, and I'd like to know...   :thumbup:

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Ok so back on topic, I am unsure what to get (brands aside) I am assuming that I need a short frame type bolt carrier and bolt yes? (DPMS GenII)  I would also need to check headspace on the new set up yes? How do i rectify if it is different as I have heard people having spare bolts and carriers and wondered how they do that?

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On 3/15/2020 at 2:22 AM, Ravenworks said:

Coming from the one that knows everything you'd think.you would care to talk about the problems they were tasked to fix for the Government.

I don't by their products for the cool factor.

Fat jagoff

 

I let this insult go months ago, but I'm here to revisit it.  I waited to answer this one, Raven. 

Yeah, you're right - I'm a "Fat Jagoff" according to you...  This is me, siphoning brass on the  range shoot, not last year, but the year before.

I'm pretty far from a "Fat Jagoff", you bag of shiit. This is me...

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Well documented from a shoot-get-together here, and the pic didn't come from me - it was taken of me, by another.  Didn't even know the pic was being taken, so I'm not "flexing" or anything for the camera...  I was talking on the phone to a local, when that pic went down...

You got Traps like that?  Fuk, I didn't know that I had traps like that, until someone posted the pic.  You wanna wrestle?  I'll tie you in a knot, in 10 seconds.  I'm pretty well-versed in battling PEOPLE.  Not bad at it, either.  Get knocked out a few times, and it makes you get better, and I got better.  At any rate, I'm HERE for you, when you want to sling insults.  I'm much better, face to face, though.

I'm just ME.  I may not be THE BEAST, but I'll tell you right now that I am A BEAST.  When challenged, I will defeat whatever faces me.  I'll either kill it or eat it. Maybe I am THE BEAST, based from my mentality?  I will not fail.  Bring whatever you have.

You wanna toss anymore personal insults at me, you just let me know.  I'm here for you.  Waiting. 

You Fat Jagoff... 

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On 3/15/2020 at 2:22 AM, Ravenworks said:

Fat jagoff

 

I see that you were on here at 7:50am yesterday, but you still haven't addressed this. That's okay though.  You've said enough about yourself already.  Well done.  :thumbup:

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I read on another forum that Adams Arms was producing a complete BCG for the G2, as of today still nothing on their website, they do however make a compatible bolt so for now that seems to be my only option available to me.

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On 5/31/2020 at 8:11 PM, 98Z5V said:

I see that you were on here at 7:50am yesterday, but you still haven't addressed this. That's okay though.  You've said enough about yourself already.  Well done.  :thumbup:

 

Your front facing picture really does make you look fat.

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5 minutes ago, Ravenworks said:

 

Your front facing picture really does make you look fat.

 

Took you long enough.  Come play with me.  Post your pic of YOU now, you Fat Jagoff...   :lmao:

Or, live in the Internet, and keep thinking you're some kind of badass....  :laffs:

How FAT do I look here, buddy?...  You risk it if you want.  I'll welcome it.  :thumbup:

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Come ooooonnnn...   You can take me...  

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OK. I don't know what your deal is dude. And I wouldn't even try and put myself inside your head. But to try and do some schoolyard, bull$hit, name calling nonsense, when you've self inflicted yourself into a bunch of other guys?

The issue is quite obvious. Don't take it out on us. We don't wanna hear it. AND, we're not gonna stand for it.

Take your $hit somewhere else. You're just looking for a conflict that the rest of us..........just aren't interested in having.

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This crowd isn't having any of that.

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4 minutes ago, 98Z5V said:

OMG!  Look how FAT I look in that pic!!!  @Ravenworks, check THAT one out!!!  

Wait a minute. Are you callin the rest of us FAT? :lmao:

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@Ravenworks is a total fucking joke - until he posts a real, verifiable picture of himself.  Proof Of Life shiit, too. Until then, he's a fucking joke - based on what he thinks about "calling people out" about. 

YOU are a piece of the Cancer here, whether you realize that or not...

 

Show me you're NOT FAT, @Ravenworks, and find a way to prove it's YOU.  Like a sign you're holding up, that says "FUK YOU, 98Z5V! I'M NOT FAT!!!"

 

I'll wait...  :popcorn::laffs:

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2 hours ago, Matt.Cross said:

That's my shadow you guys were standing in, of course we're fat!!!

You WERE up on the hill at the time we snapped that pic...  Sorry, brother...   :embarrassed:

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