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Old 08-08-2011, 08:00   #76
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14" barrel 13" rail. Tax stamped lower, all built by me. Barrel had to be taken to a smith for cutting since it started as a 14.5 with welded flashhider.

Dept doesn't issue so we can pretty much get what we want on our guns since we pay for them.
Looks great. I figured that was a 13" TRX but wondered about the barrel. Crazy what we have to go through for a few inches of barrel.
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Looks great. I figured that was a 13" TRX but wondered about the barrel. Crazy what we have to go through for a few inches of barrel.
It's sucks but it's got to be done. 7" upper build in the works for it. Planning on a 9" TRX with a either a Troy Claymore or Noveske Flaming Pig on the barrel.
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Old 08-08-2011, 08:13   #78
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It's sucks but it's got to be done. 7" upper build in the works for it. Planning on a 9" TRX with a either a Troy Claymore or Noveske Flaming Pig on the barrel.
Home come it had to be done?

I have a 14.5 bbl with a SF FH. Works okay. I mean, I dig the look, but is an inch or so worth $200?

I had a KX3 firepig on my 10.5" swat gun and it performed very well, FYI.
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Mmmmmm, I've got a Rock River Arms Pro-Series Gov't that came with a SureFire M951 light. Pray tell, how do you mount the pressure switch with inner tube? The velcro doesn't work for crap.

Anybody have any close-ups and procedure for that?
cut a piece of innertube, slide over forearm and switch. I did find that if the piece you cut is too wide it is hard to stretch over the front sight tower, and if it's too narrow it can break when trying to stretch it. I found about 1" wide to be good...

I tried the velcro at first, but after it got hot it stopped sticking to the handguards reliably. I left the velcro there and just added the innertube over it to make sure it doesn't move.

I wouldn't use electrical tape only b/c of the sticky mess it can become after awhile...

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Home come it had to be done?

I have a 14.5 bbl with a SF FH. Works okay. I mean, I dig the look, but is an inch or so worth $200?

I had a KX3 firepig on my 10.5" swat gun and it performed very well, FYI.
Well, it was still cheaper after the $200 tax and $50 smith charge on the barrel than getting another upper set. Also to install a low profile gas block, to fit under the TRX, the welded FH had to be cut. Besides I'm now good to go on 7 incher, always wanted one.

Will definitely be looking at the KX3, thanks for the info.
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Old 08-08-2011, 08:41   #81
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Well, it was still cheaper after the $200 tax and $50 smith charge on the barrel than getting another upper set. Also to install a low profile gas block, to fit under the TRX, the welded FH had to be cut. Besides I'm now good to go on 7 incher, always wanted one.

Will definitely be looking at the KX3, thanks for the info.
Makes sense.

I may have to register my lower one of these days. Just for the hell of it.
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We are issued Smith and Wesson M&P 15s. If we want to have lights or optics, then we have to provide our own:



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Makes sense.

I may have to register my lower one of these days. Just for the hell of it.
Sorry to get off topic for a second but Cochese...that avatar is freaking me out every single time I see it!


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Old 08-09-2011, 19:11   #84
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Sorry to get off topic for a second but Cochese...that avatar is freaking me out every single time I see it!


You ever seen Big Trouble In Little China?

That's where I got my crackerjack timing.
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Old 08-09-2011, 19:29   #85
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It's sucks but it's got to be done. 7" upper build in the works for it. Planning on a 9" TRX with a either a Troy Claymore or Noveske Flaming Pig on the barrel.
I may have to bite the bullet and do my own with a DD cold hammerforged steel pencil barrel. Will a 7 inch/9 inch TRX combo yield the same "look" and barrel coverage as your example on page three. I would esentially want it to go from TRX (or for me, VTAC) straight to a KX3.
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cut a piece of innertube, slide over forearm and switch. I did find that if the piece you cut is too wide it is hard to stretch over the front sight tower, and if it's too narrow it can break when trying to stretch it. I found about 1" wide to be good...

I tried the velcro at first, but after it got hot it stopped sticking to the handguards reliably. I left the velcro there and just added the innertube over it to make sure it doesn't move.

I wouldn't use electrical tape only b/c of the sticky mess it can become after awhile...

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If you have rails on your rifle how do you reccomend mounting the switch? I have rail covers on it now so I suppose just place it over the rail covers?
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Finally ordered a collapsable stock today. Vltor imod along with a vtac sling. Then I'll post my pimp your ar15 photos
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Old 08-10-2011, 05:33   #88
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You ever seen Big Trouble In Little China?

That's where I got my crackerjack timing.

Like I told my last wife, I said, "Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides it's all in the reflexes......."
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If you have rails on your rifle how do you reccomend mounting the switch? I have rail covers on it now so I suppose just place it over the rail covers?
You can do that, or there are a couple of companies that make rail covers that will take the pressure switch. Might require a mis-matched section of rail. I have also seen them attached with a piece of the double stick stuff a lot of them come with and then a couple of very small cable times through the holes in the rail. No idea how that works out long term, though.
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It's sucks but it's got to be done. 7" upper build in the works for it. Planning on a 9" TRX with a either a Troy Claymore or Noveske Flaming Pig on the barrel.
You are on my wife's **** list at the moment.

Thanks to your inspiration, I just ordered up some components from Rainier Arms.

Another DD upper.
Noveske 7.5" barrel
Noveske KX3 firepig
TRX Extreme M7 (7.6 inch rail)
BCM Gunfighter CH
LMT FA BCG
DD fixed battle sights.

Gotta think about what optic to go with. I'm a die hard EOTech guy, but I've been thinking about trying an Aimpoint Micro.

Would have to be a cowitness with these sights I ordered.

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A little Rainier Arms custom build . . .

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Old 08-11-2011, 17:49   #92
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A little Rainier Arms custom build . . .

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Nice.

Yeah, these are my Rainier Arms guns:

Current patrol setup (DDM4):

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My 16" LMT I sold to my sergeant to fund the DDM4:

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My 10.5" LMT issued SWAT gun from my last department.

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Much to the chagrin of my long suffering wife, I stopped selling guns to fund others . . .
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Much to the chagrin of my long suffering wife, I stopped selling guns to fund others . . .
The LMT was heavy. I only sell stuff if I'm bored with it.
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Finally made a photo of my patrol rifle and I'm done with it for now. Or until I get more money because I would like some optics.

Its a Bushmaster XM2 formerly with a fixed A2 style stock. Now it has Troy Industries drop in battle rail with surefire scout led m600, Knights armament rail covers, Vtac 2 padded sling, Vltor Imod with qd swivel.

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Gotta think about what optic to go with. I'm a die hard EOTech guy, but I've been thinking about trying an Aimpoint Micro.

Would have to be a cowitness with these sights I ordered.

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Those sights should cowitness in the lower 1/2 of the Micro with a LaRue tall mount.
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Finally made a photo of my patrol rifle and I'm done with it for now. Or until I get more money because I would like some optics.

Its a Bushmaster XM2 formerly with a fixed A2 style stock. Now it has Troy Industries drop in battle rail with surefire scout led m600, Knights armament rail covers, Vtac 2 padded sling, Vltor Imod with qd swivel.

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What about an EoTech 552? (and I might be trying to unload a mint condition, never used model circa 2008)
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Those sights should cowitness in the lower 1/2 of the Micro with a LaRue tall mount.
I figured as much. To aimpoint or not to aimpoint....
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I figured as much. To aimpoint or not to aimpoint....
Actually, I meant to type lower 1/3...... I think the medium mount would give a true cowitness in the middle of the optic
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I've never had to zero with a co-witness before. Should be interesting.
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