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Or do they require additional staking?



To me, it seems like the hype is way overblown on gas key staking. Seems that most of the current manufactures are aggressive enough to get the job done. They look good to me, just want to get opinions from those in the know.
 

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Don't think you could do any more of an aggressive stake as this lol. Mine are noticeable but subtle, but this job was made to last. You do this? Or was it bought like this? Either way, nice job.
 

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Did you shoot them? lol
 

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That's a new Rock River Arms Mid-length A4. I've had it for about 3 weeks, it has about 100 rounds through it. I took apart the bolt for the first time last night.

Thanks for the reassurance.
 

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That stake job is plenty adequate.

I have seen some guys totally butcher a gas key and they think they've walked on water.

The whole purpose of staking is displacing just enough metal to prevent the screw from backing out by itself. It takes surprisingly little to accomplish that.

Here is my latest staking job

 

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Man, them are some staked gas keys. You're good to go, man. High speed, low drag!
 
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