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Old November 08, 2017, 14:40   #1
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Century did it again

I got the Century brake off of my rifle today with a little heat it came right off. There were no pins or solder on the break just torqued on. From the pics below you can see the threads were cut and the barrel behind the threads also. So should have the barrel cut to 18", right now its just under 20" or can I use these threads. Can not get photos to load so links to photos are below.




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Old November 08, 2017, 14:47   #2
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Had the same thing happen to me except it was my own fault.

I would cut that bit off and have it rethreaded for a piece of mind.
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Old November 08, 2017, 17:39   #3
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why rethread?

Unless you want the barrel shorter.

Pic is so dark I don't see any "cut" on the barrel.
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Old November 08, 2017, 18:41   #4
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mark, looks like the cut is length ways through threads. his second pic looks like it has a notch on end of barrel at 12 o'clock.
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If it just interrupts the threads, don't worry about it. Recall the L1A1 cut for the flash suppressor key. If it's much deeper than that, yeah, probablyu should shorten and redo.
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Old November 08, 2017, 20:24   #6
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It is deeper than the key cut not buy much though. I would hate to have something happen that could be avoided. I hate to have it cut but it's for safety in my mind.
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