FAQ 2017-06-22T23:04:03+00:00

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1.  CAN I FIRE THE WEAPON MULTIPLE TIMES WITH THE STOCK FOLDED WHEN USING THE MCS?

A:  YES.  THE MCS IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO ALLOW CONTINUOUS FIRE WITH THE STOCK FOLDED OR DEPLOYED.

2.  DOES THE DEAD FOOT ARMS MCS WORK WITH FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPONS?

        A:  YES: THE DEAD FOOT ARMS MCS FOR RIFLE CALIBER WEAPONS UTILIZES A M16A2 FULL AUTOMATIC BOLT CARRIER.  FOR 9MM, A FULLY AUTOMATIC BOLT CARRIER IS UTILIZED AS WELL.  PLEASE NOTE THAT ALTHOUGH THE MCS IS COMPATIBLE WITH FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPONS, OUR SYSTEM ALONE DOES NOT MAKE YOUR WEAPON FULLY AUTOMATIC.  ADDITIONALLY, ANY FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPON MUST BE REGISTERED AS SUCH WITH THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES.  PLEASE CITE LOCAL LAWS AS WELL FOR PERMIT REQUIREMENTS WITHIN YOUR STATE AND COUNTY.

3.  WHAT CALIBERS IS THE RIFLE CALIBER MODIFIED CYCLE SYSTEM COMPATIBLE WITH?

       A:  CURRENTLY, THE MCS IS CERTIFIED AS COMPATIBLE WITH 5.56, 300 BLACKOUT, AND 7.62X39. TESTING FOR OTHER COMMON CALIBERS SUCH AS 6.5 GRENDAL, .308/AR-10, .458 SOCOM, AND .50 BEOWULF IS ONGOING AND WE WILL PROVIDE FURTHER UPDATES IN 2017.

4.  DOES DEAD FOOT ARMS OFFER SPECIAL PRICING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MILITARY AGENCIES?

      A:  YES.  PRICING INQUIRIES ARE AVAILABLE AT OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT PAGE

5.  DOES DEAD FOOT ARMS SELL RIFLES?

      A:  CURRENTLY, NO.

6.  DOES THE DEAD FOOT ARMS MCS WORK WITH GAS PISTON SYSTEMS?

      A:  YES.  HOWEVER TO PURCHASE THE MCS FOR YOUR GAS PISTON RIFLE WE MUST HAVE YOUR BOLT CARRIER SENT TO US VIA THE BOLT CARRIER MODIFICATION PROGRAM.  DEAD FOOT ARMS DOES NOT CURRENTLY MANUFACTURE PISTON SYSTEM BOLT CARRIER GROUPS, ALTHOUGH WE MAY IN THE FUTURE DEPENDING ON DEMAND.

7.  HOW DOES THE BOLT CARRIER MODIFICATION PROGRAM WORK?

     A:  WHEN YOU PURCHASE THE MCS, YOU HAVE AN OPTION TO PURCHASE OUR SYSTEM AT A REDUCED PRICE UNDER THE BOLT CARRIER MODIFICATION PROGRAM.  WHEN YOU ORDER UNDER THAT PROGRAM, YOU ARE PROVIDING US WITH YOUR BOLT CARRIER TO BE MACHINED TO MCS SPECIFICATIONS.  UPON ORDERING, A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM WILL CONTACT YOU WITHIN 48 HOURS TO VERIFY COMPATIBILITY OF THE BOLT CARRIER YOU INTEND ON HAVING MODIFIED, AS WELL AS PROVIDING SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS TO OUR FACILITY.

8.  HOW LONG DOES BOLT CARRIER MODIFICATION TAKE?

    A: APPROXIMATELY 2-3 WEEKS.  UPON COMPLETION, YOU’LL RECEIVE YOUR CARRIER BACK ALONG WITH THE VERSION OF MCS YOU ORDERED IN A SINGLE PACKAGE.

9.  DOES CERAKOTE MICROSLICK COST EXTRA WHEN I ORDER UNDER THE BOLT CARRIER MODIFICATION PROGRAM?

    A:  NO.  YOU CAN KEEP YOUR CURRENT FINISH OR SELECT MICROSLICK UNDER THIS PROGRAM.  FINISH WILL BE COORDINATED WHEN YOU ARE INITIALLY CONTACTED BY ONE OF OUR TEAM MEMBERS AFTER ORDERING.  PLEASE NOTE: AT A MINIMUM ALL BOLT CARRIERS WE MODIFY WILL HAVE THE CUT END REFINISHED IN MICRO SLICK FOR WEAR PROTECTION.

10.  I BOUGHT THE MCS PISTOL KIT, AND I WOULD LIKE TO UPGRADE MY SYSTEM TO THE MCS FOLDER.  IS THAT POSSIBLE WITHOUT BUYING A WHOLE NEW MCS?

    A: YES.  WE NOW OFFER A MCS PISTOL TO FOLDER UPGRADE KIT IN OUR WEB STORE.

11.  DOES THE RIGHT SIDE FOLDING STOCK INTERFERE WITH ACCESS TO THE TRIGGER WELL?

    A:  NO.  THE MCS WAS SPECIFICALLY ENGINEERED TO ENSURE EASY ACCESS TO THE TRIGGER WELL, AND WHILE DOING SO WITHOUT INTERFERING WITH WITH THE FORWARD ASSIST OR EJECTION PORT.

12.  WHAT TYPES OF STOCKS ARE COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR FOLDING STOCK ADAPTOR?

    A:  ANY STOCK THAT THREADS INTO AN AR-PLATFORM LOWER RECEIVER IS COMPATIBLE WITH OUR FOLDING STOCK ADAPTOR.

13.  CAN I PUT A PISTOL BRACE OR CHEEK REST ON YOUR FOLDING STOCK ADAPTOR?

    A:  YES.  THE SAME RULES APPLY WITH THE MCS AND STANDARD AR-15 SETUPS.  AR’S WITH A BARREL LENGTH LESS THAN 16″ REQUIRE A PISTOL BRACE, OR, IF A STOCK IS UTILIZED, THAT LOWER RECEIVER MUST BE REGISTERED AS A SHORT-BARRELED RIFLE (SBR) WITH THE BATFE.

14.  WHAT WILL THE OVERALL LENGTH (OAL) OF MY RIFLE BE, WITH THE STOCK FOLDED, WHEN I EQUIP YOUR FOLDING STOCK ADAPTOR?

     A:  16″ BARREL- OAL 26.5″, 14.3″ BARREL- OAL 24.85″, 10″ BARREL- OAL 20.5″, 6″ BARREL- OAL 16.5″.