jbaum wrote:I hereby officially give up. I've tried several times, and it just isn't working.
jbaum wrote: I wrote a detailed explanation of properly checking headspace on the 42 on here years ago. Do a search.
Mine ended up about 1/4 in. short and functions flawlessly. Was having issues until I changed to good ammo. Shorter will likely only require less gas presser to operate, not that one should stray from proven blueprints.
Der Alder wrote:My advise is to use surplus barrels and check them for head space.
Glad you are OK BTW.