7.62x39 HBAR, safe to flute and contour?
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    XCR Guru fmunk's Avatar
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    7.62x39 HBAR, safe to flute and contour?

    So on a heavy barrel for this caliber, is it ok to contour under the handguard and flute ahead of the gas block? I did it to my 5.56 heavy, just want to make sure I could do the same for 7.62x39.

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    You (should) be fine. Bore is bigger so you can't go as deep but you should still be able to remove some weight.


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