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ATTEMPT TO WORK ON YOUR AR W/O 1ST UNLOADING THE FIREARM
INSTALL YOUR NEW SHORTY STOCK FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS:
Separate the upper and lower then remove buffer and spring from A2
Remove the screw from the end of the A2 stock above the trap door(watch
out for the small spring and roll pin that hold in the detent for the
Unscsrew the buffer tube from the lower. You may need a crescent wrench
to break the tube free, but it usually will come loose with pressure.
The retaining lock nut and plate are shipped in reverse order. Remove
locking nut from shorty stock. Remove retaining plate. Replace locking
nut and slide retainer over tube.
It is easier to install the tube if you remove the stock. Pull the
adjustment lever straight away from the stock and the tube will slide
Screw in the new tube. Be careful not to cross thread. You will screw
the new tube in until it covers approx. 1/2 of the buffer retaining
pin. It is located in the lower and should have popped out when you
unscrewed the old tube.
Slide the retainer up against the lower taking care not to crimp the
detent spring mentioned above. Tighten the locking nut hand tight.
Reinstall the stock.
Insert new spring and buffer ( the M4 buffer and spring are not
interchangable with the A2 spring and buffer. ).
Put the upper and lower back together. Cycle the rilfe by hand 2-3
If you are satisfied with the fit and function of the new stock,
tighten the locking nut with an ar armorers wrench ( or channel locks.)
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