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Jtod

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Originally Posted by RIGGS68
My guess is that the extension came loose when you installed your flash hider. (Probably due to crushing the washer without clamping the barrel) The barrel nut does not contact the barrel (only the extension), therefore, the 2 can't separate. I have had this happen to before but I don't think I should publicly disclose how I remedied the problem....but it worked and still does after thousands of rounds.

BTW, firing the rifle with a loose extension is a very BAD idea.
I use a thread protector that is only finger tight
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Hey, welcome another Utahn!  Where about in this fine state are you, if you don't mind me asking?  I'm in north Davis county myself.
I live in Davis county also. Syracuse
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