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#1 OFFLINE   Jay5oh

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Posted Jan. 31 2010 - 11:36 PM

When would you use one instead of the other?


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Posted Jan. 31 2010 - 11:52 PM

Peel washers are only needed if you are putting on a muzzle brake that accepts a suppressor. That way its not slightly slanted one direction. If it is, then you can destroy your suppressor.


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Posted Feb. 01 2010 - 02:59 AM

When would you use one instead of the other?



You can use the peel or crush. Ive tried both and the peel just freggin sucks.

Crush washer is much better. Throw it and chinch it down.


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Posted Feb. 01 2010 - 01:50 PM

Anyone have a extra crush washer? :who_there:


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Posted Feb. 01 2010 - 09:07 PM

Nevermind, just saw the other thread were you found one.

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Posted Feb. 01 2010 - 11:43 PM

I found a flash hider...but need a crush washer. :wink:


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Posted Feb. 02 2010 - 02:29 AM

I found a flash hider...but need a crush washer. :wink:


Shoot me a PM then, I have one laying around ordered one not knowing my KX3 came with one.

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Posted Feb. 06 2010 - 09:09 AM

Crush washers and peel washers serve different functions. You use a crush washer if the muzzle device doesn't need to be oriented a certain way (indexed). You simply place the crush washer on the barrel install the muzzle device and torque to spec. The peel washer is really a stack of shims and is used when you need to align a muzzle device a certain way. You "peel" off layers making the washer thinner and allowing you to get the muzzle device screwed on to where it aligns correctly.


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Posted Feb. 07 2010 - 04:50 PM

Crush washers and peel washers serve different functions. You use a crush washer if the muzzle device doesn't need to be oriented a certain way (indexed). You simply place the crush washer on the barrel install the muzzle device and torque to spec. The peel washer is really a stack of shims and is used when you need to align a muzzle device a certain way. You "peel" off layers making the washer thinner and allowing you to get the muzzle device screwed on to where it aligns correctly.



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Posted Feb. 13 2010 - 11:15 PM

I must be using the crush washer in the wrong way. I tighten the muzzle brake down until it makes contact and then I tighten it with a wrench until it is the the correct orientation. This usually crushes the washer. I'm not sure about the torque. I've never had one come off.


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Posted Mar. 26 2010 - 01:29 PM

Hi all, my 1st post here...

I must be using the crush washer in the wrong way. I tighten the muzzle brake down until it makes contact and then I tighten it with a wrench until it is the the correct orientation. This usually crushes the washer. I'm not sure about the torque. I've never had one come off.


This is the way I index muzzle brakes too, but I also use blue Locktite on threads just to be sure.


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Posted Mar. 26 2010 - 02:22 PM

Vortex Flash Eliminator doesn't need a peel or crush washer.





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Posted Mar. 26 2010 - 11:37 PM

I use crush washers to clock all my stuff. :dontknow:

I dont see the point in using a peel washer unless you are using a brake that accepts a suppressor. Ive got my YHM Phantom and my Noveske KX3 both on with crush washers.





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