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I bought a Prince50 one, but it broke within the first few minutes of use. In fact, I had just gotten my ACR and I was poking a bullet in the bullet button, trying to figure out how it works and one end of it just snapped off. I was a bit worried when I first handled the bullet button since it seemed to be made of cheap plastic, I guess I was right about it.

I saw a post on Calguns by an online retailer about a bullet button he had designed and was planning on mass producing, but so far, I can only Google up the Prince50 one. :(
 

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This sucks. I've been searching for days and only the Assault Planet BB is turning up. I guess I have no choice. I'll just have to whip out the old Dremmel and make my own somehow. I think I've got some extra aluminum risers that I can cut up that might fit.
 

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Sorry to hear dude. I know you heard it a million times but that's the reason I would never live in Cal. And it's not just gun laws too. The sad part is, once Cal does it more states follow suit with their ridiculous laws. Hope the dremmel works out for you. Keep shooting!
 

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In case anyone else is looking for an alternative bullet button, I am talking with a vendor (JD Machine) from San Diego at this time. They said that they should be able to design and manufacture an ambidextrous bullet button. If any ACR owner in San Diego is interested in helping out, they will probably get a better fitting BB if they can get a hold of a lower. I would loan them my lower but I live about 200 miles from their facility so I sent them my Assault Planet BB instead so that they can take general measurements.
 

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If you have the plastic one, Prince50 posted on CalGuns that they're replacing their plastic one with a metal one for free. Further, it's an adjustable one:

https://calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?p=6121225

Bullet Button® has upgraded the ACR Bullet Button® to an aluminum unit instead of a plastic one. This unit is much stronger, as the ACR must "cam" the bullet back to drop the mag.

The stronger aluminum body also gives us the capacity to allow the unit to operate as a convertible Bullet Button®. (Thanks HANS!)

When using the new system, if you are out of state, remove the left hand setscrew, and the unit will function as Bushmaster intended when pushed from the left side. When returning to state, simply replace the setscrew and be complaint. It is still accessable with a tool from the left side and with a bullet from the right, so there is no downside to the upgrade.

Anyone wishing to upgrade from the old style to new, need simply send your plastic Bullet Button® back to us and pay $3.50 Shipping and Handling for return postage. (Delivery confrimation must be used).

We will send out a new anodized Bullet Button for your ACR same day first class in a padded mailer with delivery confirmation.

Please send your plastic units to the address on our website at www.bulletbutton.com
I haven't done it just yet, though, cause I haven't had any problems, but intend to.
 

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Well that's good news! Wish I had read that post sooner! Still, a competing BB is still a good thing, as it should help lower both BB's price down.
 

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After I found out about that bullet button then ny not allowing post ban magezines or collapsing stocks on post ban rifles wasn't such a bad thing. So is the consumer required to put the bullet button on or how's it work? Kind of a just don't get caught without it thing? I know in ny post ban magezines hide everywhere but don't get caught with a collapsing stock on your non pre ban rifle. Its a felony if im not mistake. Still I would love a pmag for the durability. I don't need 30 round mags. I don't even use the ones I have. I can't even buy the magpul 20 founders. But still beats having to use the button
 

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I don't know about NY laws, but in CA you are definitely required to have it on. And they do make 10/30 Pmags for about $20, where it looks like a regular 30 round Pmag but is limited to only 10 rounds, making it legal. I've got about 14 of those.
 

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Hello all! My first post!

I found this thread when google'ing for alternative (to the prince50/assault-planet/bullet-button) bullet buttons for the ACR. I bought my basic fixed-stock coyote brown ACR from Riflegear earlier this August, and I love it! The worst part besides being subject to draconian CA laws is easily the bullet button. The thing is pretty crappy (and I have the updated aluminum version, not the original plastic) and the screws become loose every 5 'ejects' of the magazine. The looser the screws in the device, the more difficult it is to eject the magazine, to the point that when it's really loose, the mag often won't want to eject/be-pulled out at all. Pretty infuriating, but I blame the CA voters honestly.

Has anyone come up with any better solution to the prince50 device? besides moving states.
 

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I'm still on my plastic one. I took it out once in prep to send it in to exchange but never did so put it back in. Never had an issue with the screws coming out, though....
 
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