What is a low mass BCG for?

Why Get a Lightweight BCG? As we mentioned above… lowering the mass of the primary thing moving around in your rifle is going to help minimize the overall movement. This will let you get back on target faster and reduce the felt recoil.

What is a full mass BCG?

The JP Melonite QPQ Full Mass AR15 BCG is made from all premium materials. The carrier is made from 416 stainless steel, a composition you commonly see used to manufacture barrels. The EnhancedBolt is machined from the same hardened tool steel that is used in a variety of race car engines.

What is BCG in gun talk?

The bolt carrier group (BCG), most often found in gas-operated weapons, performs the cyclic functions of the weapon, detailed below.

How much does a mil spec BCG weigh?

about 11.6 ounces
A Mil-Spec BCG is about 11.6 ounces, but you can be much lighter now… especially with cuts and exotic materials like titanium. The primary advantage of this is to reduce recoil. Too much recoil can impede accuracy.

Does a BCG affect recoil?

Since the BCG (along with the buffer) comprises the mass that reciprocates from shot to shot, they affect felt recoil and muzzle rise.

Are titanium bolt carriers good?

Titanium Bolt Carrier Groups Titanium has become more popular in the firearms industry because it’s stronger than steel and weighs a touch more than aluminum. An additional plus is that items made from titanium are more resistant to heat, pressure and dirt.

What does Ch mean in guns?


Abbreviation Description
CC Concealed Carry
CCW Concealed Carry Weapon
Ch Chambering, or Chamber
CLASS III or Class 3 Refers to the Class III FFL required to deal in NFA items

Does BCG have firing pin?

This is the “meat” of the BCG. It’s the primary housing that contains all the other important stuff: The firing pin, gas key, cam pin, extractor, and bolt.