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#1 Johnny.45

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Posted 27 January 2004 - 11:14 AM

Hi,

I have a complete blue bolt and a complete "bright" bolt plus plenty of spare bolt parts for replacement if/when needed.
I have a question re:`which bolt to use in a TSMG "shooter".
Is one bolt more preferable to the other for shooting and if so why?
I really appreciate your opinions and experience.

Thanks,
Johnny
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#2 PK.

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Posted 27 January 2004 - 02:54 PM

One is blued, one is not. Functionally they are identical. The blue one will resist rust only very little better than the bright one; both need oil to avoid corrosion and wear.

The only real question is- which looks better to you?

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Posted 27 January 2004 - 08:05 PM

Personally, I like the bright bolt better as it adds a bit of contrast to the receiver. biggrin.gif
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Posted 27 January 2004 - 08:07 PM

all nice and shiny when you look into the slot........

wait did that sound right??? yep...........................take care,ron
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#5 Johnny.45

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Posted 27 January 2004 - 09:59 PM

Thank you all for the replies.
So I guess the only difference is cosmetic and I should not believe the hype associated with the bright bolt being made of a more durable nickel/steel blend.
Thought I read that somewhere. My Fault.
I guess this post belongs in the dumb question section.
Thanks for taking the time to respond PK, JimFromFL, & colt21a. I appreciate it.

Take Care,
Johnny
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