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turned that sucker into a pretzel.
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Tried to remove the flash hider on the hardened Arms 300AAC upper to install the suppressor adapter. Figured a quick tap on the wrench handle with a brass mallet should work.
Well, it did work, I twisted the gas tube into a pretzel.
I have all the AR tools including the upper vise block but I was too lazy to remove the optics.
So, I now get to pay a stupid tax for a gas tube. They are ordered, two in carbine length two on mid length for stock.
Yeah let’s talk about brass brake lines and fittings on 60s Land Rovers. twist Permabrakes.
"I have all the AR tools including the upper vise block but I was too lazy to remove the optics."
I would recommend NOT using an "upper vise block" when removing extremely tight muzzle devices. That can damage the upper and/or the barrel extension locator pin.
The safest way is to clamp the barrel in a vise using a piece of heater hose for grip and finish protection. The closer to the muzzle device, the better.