50 plus years ago, with a full auto rifle, in the jungle swamps at war, with faulty powder and no cleaning kits is was useful (along with the chrome lined chamber) To actuate it, you press the button on the forward assist assembly. This moves the bolt forward and chambers a round. Anonymous 02/18/21(Thu)14:26:56 No. ... both are useless >> Anonymous 02/18/21(Thu)14:26:56 No. A forward assist is used to push the rifle’s bolt carrier groups closed. at least with the Armalite there is the usual line of teeth for the assist to engage,. Asking in true faith as the individuals commenting with experience have much more than I. Why are you having such a difficult time with some pretty simple concepts? I'm going to like your video but not because I think the forward assist is useless I think it's completely necessary. Is the problem in the feature, or in the use/misuse of such ? This moves the bolt forward and chambers a round. Without it, obviously, the rifle would be useless. From hunters and military members, to competition shooters and general firearm enthusiasts, we welcome anyone who values and respects the way of the firearm. Sommerbiwak says: July 31, 2020 at 5:22 am. Instead of letting the bolt slam forward (causing a distinctive noise) you can ride the charging handle until it stops then use the forward assist to force the bolt forward the rest of the way into battery. I've been reading that unless I'm dealing with a sandstorm in the Sahara it really shouldn't affect it's overall reliability and function. on non AR-10 guns the forward assist seems to be a almost useless after thought that was added at the last min. The more research i do the more useless it seems. Nowadays, a standard "tap-rack-bang" technique … To actuate it, you press the button on the forward assist assembly. The Forward Assist aka Jam Button came about when the M16 went to Vietnam with the wrong powder and no cleaning protocols. DPMS 308 AR Bolt Carrier Groups remains the most common .308 BCG’s available groups that dominate the .308 AR rifle platform. It was the first version that didn't come with a forward assist or dust cover. Serves to push dirt and debris farther into the gun or try and put a bad round in instead of clearing it. Porter Black November 23, 2020 at 6:51 am "I mean HK these guys are geniuses right". I had an interesting malfunction yesterday and the forward assist did absolutely nothing to help me. AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. Reply. k Banal marketing trick. Reply. The reason the AR has a forward assist is because of how it it charged and how the charging handle operates. 48372551. And a quick-change barrel on a service rifle is useless garbage that only complicates and confuses everything, but has no practical sense. 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