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Old December 27, 2012, 03:22   #1
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US Gas pistons- available anywhere?

Looking to buy two DSA gas pistons for a standard length gas system - does anybody have them in stock, or am I stuck until the next time DSA does a run? They don't have them listed on their website anymore, unfortunately - have they been discontinued?
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Old December 27, 2012, 03:36   #2
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PM R1shooter

I seem to remember him saying DSA has thousands of them. He is is a DSA guy, and has earned my respect.
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Old December 27, 2012, 03:58   #3
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Thanks for the line - PM'd him.

It seems odd that DSA no longer lists them on their website. Even searching the part number turns up nothing.
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Old December 27, 2012, 05:35   #4
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Maybe also GP or Brad at Gunthings, possibly.


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Old December 27, 2012, 15:11   #5
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Are you after the US made ones? I suspect they are out of stock on the US made standard length pistons as their website still lists the US made short and extra long pistons. I ordered a couple from Midway USA that were supposed to be available on 1/2. Now the date shows backordered until 2/20...
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Old December 27, 2012, 16:26   #6
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Falcon arms was showing end of Dec. for theirs. might be in by now. I need one too. Muttman
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Old December 27, 2012, 17:13   #7
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I need one also
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Old December 27, 2012, 17:50   #8
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Thanks for the line - PM'd him.
Please share his response...enquiring minds want to know!
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Old December 27, 2012, 23:05   #9
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I couldn't find one anywhere.
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Old December 28, 2012, 02:39   #10
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I'll post here again when I get a response - He's been out of the office for the last couple of days and has told me to check back in a couple of days.

Don't PM him, his inbox seems to be full. I'll post here as soon as I have an answer for the benefit of everybody
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Old December 28, 2012, 09:44   #11
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http://www.arizonaresponsesystems.co...albarrel.shtml

18 gas piston, US Made (Coonan)

Saw these and thought you guys might like them. It doesn't specify what length they are.

DISCLAIMER: I have no connection to this site or company, and in no way intended to promote this site through the use of these forums.
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Old December 28, 2012, 10:56   #12
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Well that worked out well as he will be building my Argy FAL
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I was under the impression that he sold his last Coonan's off not too long ago...I could be wrong.
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I was under the impression that he sold his last Coonan's off not too long ago...I could be wrong.
Just got an email confirming he is sold out.
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Old December 28, 2012, 12:46   #15
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We have standard US made gas pistons in stock $ 29.95, sorry they are not listed on website as we are trying to update it, sorry for the confusion.
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Old December 29, 2012, 16:17   #16
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We have standard US made gas pistons in stock $ 29.95, sorry they are not listed on website as we are trying to update it, sorry for the confusion.
They are listed on the website now.

Just out of curiosity, are they marked "Made in USA" (for 922(r) purposes)? I can't see anything written on the piston in the picture.
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Old December 31, 2012, 00:13   #17
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Grand, I just ordered a few.

I'll post the answer to your question when they arrive if nobody beats me to it.
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Old December 31, 2012, 10:43   #18
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We have standard US made gas pistons in stock $ 29.95, sorry they are not listed on website as we are trying to update it, sorry for the confusion.
Which Web Site?
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Old January 01, 2013, 09:21   #19
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The Coonan ones are stamped: "D.C. Industries, St.Paul MN. USA".

Out of stock for the moment, would think they would start running again after their holiday recess.

See if Melissa I believe at Coonan can give you an idea.

http://www.coonaninc.com/products.php/OP_Rod/cPath,7
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DSA - out of stock, not even listed on website. At least my customers who have tried to order them were advised "backorder"
Coonan - sold out, no definite plans to make more - I bought the last of theirs 6 months ago.
TAPCO - sold a couple thousand to someone two years back when they closed out their FAL parts. Who?
FSE - long out of stock and out of production.

I'm out of stock and can't get replacements.
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Which Web Site?
R1Shooter works for DS Arms. Here's their standard piston:
http://www.dsarms.com/Standard-Lengt...oductinfo/019/

Short gas piston:
http://www.dsarms.com/Gas-Piston-for...ductinfo/019S/

Long, Izzy gas piston:
http://www.dsarms.com/Gas-Piston-Lon...uctinfo/019IS/
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Old January 08, 2013, 13:23   #22
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What are the ACTUAL length(s)/ differences between the standard, short, and long?
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from memory, L1A1 is 3/32" (.09") longer
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