RS Free Float Tube Handguard and G&P M4 Reciever

Discussion in 'Gun Building, Modifications & Repairs' started by Chiba_Kanzaki, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Chiba_Kanzaki

    Chiba_Kanzaki New Member

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    Anyone has experience using real steel items on a AEG?

    I recently purchased a DPMS 7" Free Float Tube (Handguard) and was installing it on my G&P M4 (AEG) reciever yesterday. However it only screwed onto the reciever halfway before I couldn't screw it on anymore.

    Is this an Imperial/Metric threading issue?

    I always thought G&P used Imperial threading which is compatible with real steel parts. Or am I absolutely wrong on this?

    Thanks!