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Old March 7th, 2010, 09:15 PM   #1
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Bushmaster xm15-e2s Mil spec or commercial Buffer tube???

hey guys I just got the Bushmaster m4a3 model xm15-e2s. I want to put a magpul ctr stock on it but dont know if I have a mil spec or commerical buffer tube. Anyone know which I have? I looked in the manual that came with the rifle but couldnt find any relevant info.
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Old March 8th, 2010, 05:38 AM   #2
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Slide your current T-6 stock off the tube and look at the end of it. If it is slanted forward then its a commercial tube. If the end is 90 deg. square to itself then it is a mil-spec model. Its most likely mil-spec diameter.


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Old March 8th, 2010, 06:19 AM   #3
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Id check to be sure cause mine were commercial. I would just order the mil spec tube/heavy buffer from spikes and the stock from botach or where you found the best price.
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Old March 8th, 2010, 07:14 AM   #4
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All of the Bushmasters I have seen have commercial buffer tubes on them.
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Old March 9th, 2010, 09:49 PM   #5
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yeah turns out its commercial buffer tube. thanks
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Old March 10th, 2010, 02:10 PM   #6
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All of the Bushmasters I have seen have commercial buffer tubes on them.
Mine does, but it didn't stop me from upgrading to a CTR.
I have seen no downside to the commercial diameter buffer tube.



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Old March 10th, 2010, 02:12 PM   #7
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i also have a Bushmaster xm15-e2s ... i can confirm in fact that it has a commercials buffer tube ... i found out only after having purchased a mil-spec magpul moe buttstock from brownells


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Old March 13th, 2010, 01:55 PM   #8
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commercial tube is of a thicker wall material, correct?

if so more durable for us.


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