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Old 12-30-2010, 08:46 PM
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BI 7-2 ... CM-2: Similar Manufacturing Methods

I had forgotten that the BI series rifles have their barrels press-fit
and epoxied into place.
It is logical that a similar process would be extended to the front sight assembly.
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Originally Posted by aom22 View Post
Biathlon 7-4, 7-3 and 7-2 barrels are press fit with a bonding agent (engineering grade epoxy).
They are not pinned.

This thread will explain:

dumb question BB mag owners .. Convert .22Mag to .17 HMR -Safe? - Barrel: Press/Bond

The BI 7-2 and CM-2 share manufacturing methodology.
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Originally Posted by Eastside Ptarmigan View Post
I have a new CM-2 as opposed to the older vostock or ural models.
I believe the barrel is pressed in and secured with engineering grade epoxy as is the front sight
Kevin, thanks for the memory jog.
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