AR XM177 Button

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AR XM177 Button

Post by von thoma » 26 Sep 2021 02:23

Could you tell me what function this button does ?
Is it for the disassembly of the weapon ?

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Re: AR XM177 Button

Post by jwsleser » 26 Sep 2021 16:00

It is the forward assist for the bolt. If the bolt doesn't fully seat into the breech of the barrel, you use your palm to whack it forward.
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