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I think it does a little bit...your arms needs to go around the brace ever so slightly. It's not uncomfortable in any way, but you know its there.
Can you open the brace around your right arm (fold out arm to the right side) to make it easier to get around the brace while shooting with the brace in the forward position?
 

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Has anyone ever tried using the Farrowtech slide out extension without the SB arm brace (arm clamp) ? Specifically, using it just as a cheek rest/brace?
SB62 You can't do that because removing the arm brace part would make it a short barrel rifle SBR that would have to be registered with the ATF - $200 tax stamp and an 11 month wait!
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SB62 You can't do that because removing the arm brace part would make it a short barrel rifle SBR that would have to be registered with the ATF - $200 tax stamp and an 11 month wait!
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How would that be so if your cheek rests on the carbon fiber rails, but it never touches your shoulder? There would be nothing projecting down to touch or engage the shoulder--quite unlike an arm brace.
 

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How would that be so if your cheek rests on the carbon fiber rails, but it never touches your shoulder? There would be nothing projecting down to touch or engage the shoulder--quite unlike an arm brace.
Just the fact that it can be used as stock, I think would be enough. Much like if you put a wood stock on the back of the gun but never shouldered it, it would still be considered a stock and an SBR at the end of the two rods is a joining part that can be shouldered

Also if you modify an arm brace in any way it is no longer considered an arm brace and then considered a stock.
 

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Here's mine:


Holosun reflex sight, and just added the Tandemkross trigger and comp.
Looks like a great setup the HS510 is an awesome optic. I use it on my B&T APC9, set mine up for only the 2moa dot with manual adjust. FYI, if you would like a nice protective cover for the dot use the ScopeCoat 12HE11BK for EOTech XPS2/3 fits very well.
Also, did you do any testing on the Tandomkross comp. with and without?
 

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Set up for rabid animal protection when the wife and I go for walks. It feels like a feather when slung.
TandemKross extended safety (I don't remember what they call it)
REHV Arms adapter w/ SB 1913 brace
Cheap sling and Para cord to attach it.
Dead Air Ghost 45M can in K configuration
HK 3 lug QD mount
Holosun 507c on an inexpensive and ultralight UTG riser. Amarok Tac' cover in orange. Yes, the open sights can still be used.



Edit: To give an idea just how lightweight this is... Every time I pick this gun up I'm struck by just how light it is. So last night I got out the Ruger Charger SBR whose build goal was to see just how small of a rifle I could build it had nothing to do with weight. Comparing the 2 the Charger actually felt heavy. Of course it isn't but in comparison it did. Without the can or ammo it weighs 2# 13 oz as pictured and the can weighs another 10 oz.
 

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Ken, that's like asking what type of underwear we think you should wear. We aren't qualified to make that decision for you, or at least I'm not.

The 2 upgrades that have the most bang for the buck are these IMO.

An arm brace gives 3 points of contact and makes it much less like a handgun, and a red dot simplifies sight picture and makes open sights a non-issue for older eyes. They are also the 2 most expensive upgrades. Which will be best for you as a first upgrade? Only you know yourself and can make the choice based on you. I looked at both of them not being 2 upgrades but as both being part of the same upgrade since open handgun sights up close to the eye are pretty useless for me. (I think that means the red dot should be #1 if they must be seen as #1 and #2.) But I'm an old fart, maybe younger eyes, which I have no way of testing, see up close handgun sights OK.

The least expensive upgrades are a more positive safety switch. I'm not all that certain if I like the Tandemkross one I have on mine at the moment ($45?). It seems like overkill for an arm braced handgun but would be right at home on a CP33 left as a pure handgun. I have a set of Galloway Precision safety selectors on order (2/$15) that might work better for me. If you need to upgrade the trigger the Galloway is only $20 and works pretty good. It reduces pre-travel and over-travel.
 

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<snip> a brace and some kind of optic help are my top two. I'm thinking a sling would be 3rd. Thank you.
My pleasure. I'm noted, or at least I think I am in my own mind, for making endless changes on my firearms. For me a firearm must be "just right" or I find a way to make it so. I've made no changes to what I've done with the CP33. The sling cost me very little cash, it was maybe $5 on either ebay or Amazon, I wouldn't want it on a firearm for serious social use crawling in the puckerbrush while being shot at but it works here. The paracord for the loops is something I have a huge spool of. I did try a clamp on attachment for the upper rail but that didn't last long. I went to 2 loops of cord and that's the way it's stayed. The cord near the muzzle was pressed into the rail just to make sure it stays out of the way and in place. The tension while in use keeps it in there.

As little as the sling cost you can probably get that settled even before you do the rest. I'm trying to remember what it cost me. I think it was $13 for 3 of them. Yeah, I know, top quality stuff. But enough for this use. I use it every night when I take the dogs out to close in the animals, just in case there are vermin around. It's no safe queen but gets used a lot is my point.
 
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