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Old 04-25-2017, 07:37 AM   #1
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Default front rail fitment on S/W MP 15

Any reason why this won't fit on a SW MP15 Sport?

http://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/fire...ldCatid=791767

One review said it does.

Anybody have any tips on swapping the handguard for an AR newbie?

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Old 04-25-2017, 07:20 PM   #2
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How long is the gas system? That handguard is made for a carbine length gas system.

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Old 04-25-2017, 07:23 PM   #3
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Oh and the tip is, don't get a quad rail. There's a reason people came out with rail covers. They are no fun to hold and no one puts that much junk on them. We'll some do, but most don't need it.

Get a smooth FREE FLOATING handguard with the ability to add small sections of rail where needed.

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Old 04-26-2017, 03:08 AM   #4
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Oh and the tip is, don't get a quad rail. There's a reason people came out with rail covers. They are no fun to hold and no one puts that much junk on them. We'll some do, but most don't need it.

Get a smooth FREE FLOATING handguard with the ability to add small sections of rail where needed.

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Old 04-26-2017, 08:06 AM   #5
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All I need or want is a spot to put a light. I have it on the sight rail now but it does no good up there. I don't need any handles or bayonets etc. This is a S/W MP 15 sport btw. Went ahead and ordered that rail yesterday afternoon, academy will take it back though. What would y'all recommend under $50?

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Old 04-26-2017, 08:20 AM   #6
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Oh and the tip is, don't get a quad rail. There's a reason people came out with rail covers. They are no fun to hold and no one puts that much junk on them. We'll some do, but most don't need it.

Get a smooth FREE FLOATING handguard with the ability to add small sections of rail where needed.

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Plus smooth tubes weigh significantly less.
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Old 04-26-2017, 04:42 PM   #7
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What would y'all recommend under $50?
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/49...accessory-rail

Some sort of bayonet lug flashlight mount. Then save your money for a descent free float rail that covers the gas block. Chop the top off the triangle A2 front sight to save money on a low profile version.

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Old 04-27-2017, 08:02 AM   #8
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Looks like that will do. Thanks.
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