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Old 12-13-2011, 07:17   #14
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Originally Posted by IGotIt View Post
Oh the gods of the AR world just put your name on "the list".

Originally Posted by RustyDaleShackleford View Post
I know I'm missing something here because I'm an AR-15 noob, but why does putting a sling matter in accuracy?
If your sling is mounted to the sling loop on the bottom or side of the a-frame, or on a non-freefloat handguard, the tension of cranking down on the sling to stabilize the rifle will cause a minute amount of flex in the barrel, and will screw with your accuracy. You'd probably never notice at close range, but it definitely makes a difference at longer distances. Same deal with mounting a bipod to a non-free-float handguard.

Edit: whoops, eracer beat me to it.

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