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My M5E1 project


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She’s naked! I don’t have an AR10 vice block so I’ll ask my local gunsmith remove the flash hider, barrel nut and the staked buffer tube nut.


Speaking of the cerakote job, this is the “vibe” I’ve requested for both the pistol and rifle to look like:

Magpul FDE & black hardware



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On 5/18/2022 at 9:36 AM, ApexJunky said:

Question for the masses:

What is the proper gas port diameter?

I’m going to have it checked when it’s disassembled and, if necessary, opened up to the proper spec.

What's your barrel length, gas system length, and GB journal diameter?

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On 5/19/2022 at 12:13 AM, 98Z5V said:

That's gonna be real close.  My numbers are 0.093"~0.096".

Roger that, I was plugging the numbers for a .936 gas block journal, wasn't real sure which direction the number would be swayed by the gas block journal size.

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