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    Old Style Receiver Extension Lock Ring (Castle Nut)

    Looking to finish out a Colt 723 clone, and need some small pieces. Does anyone make a repro, or sell new old stock CAR style receiver extension lock rings like we’re used before the current style castle nuts?

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    Thanks gents! Actually had a member from another forum message me with some repro ones he makes, parked and all. If anyone is interested in one, feel free to PM me, I can hook you up with the sellers info.

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    I have a 2 position buffer tube, early ring, aluminum car stock if you need, ill donate for the cause: PM me

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    This place still has several. I just received 3 from them.
    Never forget every word you spoke when you took your oath of office.

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    What do you use to tighten/torque these down?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammer_Man View Post
    What do you use to tighten/torque these down?
    This right here. > https://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-t...aspx?rrec=true

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    Quote Originally Posted by 556Cliff View Post
    Thanks!

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    I ordered two of these and received them today, just thought I'd let people know that these do not have the notches to stake the endplate into. Presumably the rings were on some flavor of commercial carbine whose manufacturer didn't bother with staking.
    The photo on the site indeed show the ring to be devoid of notches, but for whatever reason I didn't notice that until I actually had them in hand.
    I'm thinking I can add my own notches with a file, they may not look perfect but I'm thinking it will work.

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