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mistuhchia
01-29-2010, 2:13 PM
A.) Is it possible to remove a pinned A2 flash hider to replace it with a different flash hider?

B.)Is it possible to remove the front sight post and use a lo-profile gas block when using stock hand guard retainers?

DanHuuN
01-29-2010, 2:21 PM
A.) Is it possible to remove a pinned A2 flash hider to replace it with a different flash hider?

B.)Is it possible to remove the front sight post and use a lo-profile gas block when using stock hand guard retainers?

A.) Not too sure
B.) YES

NavDoc
01-29-2010, 3:24 PM
A.) Is it possible to remove a pinned A2 flash hider to replace it with a different flash hider?

B.)Is it possible to remove the front sight post and use a lo-profile gas block when using stock hand guard retainers?

A: Yes, but you'll likely destroy the A2 FH in the process.
B: Yes.

ar15barrels
01-29-2010, 3:26 PM
Yes to both.
The A2 flash suppressor will surely be destroyed in the process of removing it.
Some low profile gas blocks account for the space that a handguard cap needs while others do not leave you that room.