10/22 recoil (bolt) buffer

Discussion in 'Ruger 10/22' started by bhale187, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. bhale187

    bhale187 New Member

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    I've looked at tuffer buffer, volq, black widow, buffer tech and home made. Haven't decided which one to use, but I'm leaning towards the black widow.

    Do you not use one?

    What kind do you use?
     
  2. KingWalleye

    KingWalleye New Member

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    I doubt you will be able to tell the difference between any of them so go with the least expensive. I use Tuffer Buffers myself and they hold up very well.
     

  3. Seenya

    Seenya Once a Marine...

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    I think KingWalleye is right. I have the Volquartsen in mine and love it but they're probably all about the same.
     
  4. Dreamthief

    Dreamthief GP100 Gunslinger

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    They make a recoil buffer for a .22? What for a smurf?
     
  5. JimA

    JimA New Member

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    My tiny birdlike frame couldn't handle the vicious recoil impulse of my 10-22 any longer, I had to put in a bolt buffer.:( Now I can manage a few shots before I star flinching again:D

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    It actually dampens the bolt strike on the bolt stop pin. That makes it quieter and supposedly prevents enlarging the pin holes in the aluminum frame...
     
  6. Popeye

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    I went to the Home depot and bought a 3 1/2 " x 1/4" (I think it was a 1/4" it's been a while ago) nylon shoulder bolt. Cut the shoulder portion to length and I've fired a couple thousand rounds through it sinse I installed it. The last time I cleaned the rifle it showed no wear what so ever. I think the bolt was 50 cents and I was able to make two buffers out of it. I gave the one to friend and he still has it in his rifle. It does make it a little quieter but as far as preventing any damage to the rifle??
     
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  7. bhale187

    bhale187 New Member

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    Its to recoil wear on the bolt and the frame when the bolt hits the bolt stop pin..........smarty pants :p
     
  8. bhale187

    bhale187 New Member

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    Yeah, I'm not sure it really reduces wear or not, same with the AK47 buffer and the 1911 buffers. They shoot tens of thousands of rounds without damage without the buffer, so I'm not sure they really do much, but I still use them as a $10 insurance policy I guess
     
  9. Dreamthief

    Dreamthief GP100 Gunslinger

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    I was just pulling y'all's leg mwoohahahaha!

    :D ;)
     
  10. Popeye

    Popeye New Member

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    Bhale187
    For sure it a nice little inexpensive device to stop steel from banging into steel, and certainly does not hurt anyting. I use one on my 1911 and I also use a thin Neoprene plumbing washer on my Mini14. Both work very well. I've seen them for SKS's also but never went there because those things are built like tanks.
     
  11. Dreamthief

    Dreamthief GP100 Gunslinger

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    I use one on my sks. I think it actually helps with the clank clank of the bolt that you hear when it slams into the back of the receiver.
     
  12. Chort1

    Chort1 New Member

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    Made my 10-22 a little quieter from bolt slap. I put mine on to help with wear
     
  13. JimA

    JimA New Member

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    You mean it really won't hurt me?:eek:
     
  14. Seenya

    Seenya Once a Marine...

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    That's why I use one on my 10/22. I never did like the clack sound. Funny though, I shot it for 25 years before I put the nylon one in. :rolleyes:
     
  15. skip

    skip Pragmatist

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    I made mine from so 1/4 OD polyurethane tubing, 1/32 wall, and a 1/8 dia piece of drill rod. Had to insert the tubing first, and then press in the rod. The steel stops the bolt, and the plastic cushions the impact.
     
  16. Popeye

    Popeye New Member

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    Fun to Macgyver parts isn't it. :D
     
  17. trontweeker

    trontweeker New Member

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    Yep...if you use a good supressor, the noise of the bolt slamming back might alert your neighbors! ;)
     
  18. KMO

    KMO Northern Arizona

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  19. MikeInVegas

    MikeInVegas New Member

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    I use one from Buffer Technologies...but like KingWalleye said, I really doubt there's much difference between the different brands.