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Bipod for quad rail ar15

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by ATL_GLOCK, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. ATL_GLOCK

    ATL_GLOCK

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    Hi all.

    I've got a ar15 in 6.8spc with a factory quad rail installed. I've been wanting to put a harris or similar bipod on it for when sitting in the box stand and prone shooting. Can anyone recommend one and which adapter is needed? I would prefer a swivel one.

    Thanks,

    E
     
  2. MrMurphy

    MrMurphy ********* Moderator Moderator Millennium Member Lifetime Member

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  3. ATL_GLOCK

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    hmm...wonder if the promag adapter is worth the $8..lol...

    it has great reviews on the various vendors sites that sell it.could get that and a 6-9 notched benrest 6-8 inch stand for under $88
     
  4. Broncbuster

    Broncbuster Dying Breed

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    I have been looking as well. I was thinking of trying the Pro Mag Bipod that is for a rail but not sure if it is a POS or not. Would like to hear some affordable options.
     
  5. Braden

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    I have the Harris 6-9 with a Yankee Hill adapter. I wanted the LaRue QD adapter, but I just couldn't force myself to pay $80 for it. The Yankee Hill is essentially the same adapter but without the QD feature and it's only $30 from BCM.

    I don't have a good closeup of it, but here you can see it with and without the bipod attached.

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    Last edited: Jan 31, 2011
  6. ATL_GLOCK

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    nicely set up....which harris bipod is that? You think there is enough room for the magpul AFG on there with the bi pod on a standard quad rail like yours?
     
  7. Braden

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    It's the 6 to 9 inch. I don't recall the exact model.

    I'm not sure about the Magpul AFG (A??? Forward Grip?), but here's a couple of side shots that might help answer your question.

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  8. ATL_GLOCK

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    hmm looks like it would be close....I'll try it out and see how it goes...if it doesnt fit then I'll just sell the angled for grip.
     
  9. Jim173

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    Harris makes an adapter for its bipods order code 638 its about 30 dollars.
     
  10. G27RR

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    If you want to be able to move between rifles quickly with rock solid lockup at the flip of a lever, go with the LaRue. Otherwise, you ca get by with anothr adapter. I bought the LaRue/Harris combo because I sometimes move it to different rifles and the convenience and high quality were worth the one time cost.

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  11. surf

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    I use the American Defense quick detach mounts with Harris 6-9 swivel bipods with notches.
     
  12. ATL_GLOCK

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    well i finally got the thing mounted up on my rifle. The Harris bipod is awesome and I ordered the adapter from harris as well. Turns out it is the ymh adapter..there's a lil stamp on the side of it. Anyways I got the adapter mounted up and tightened down on my stag model 5 with the factory quad rail and the damn thing has some play front to back. I unscrewed it, mounted it back on, through a different rung on the rail and it still did the same thing. When I put my magpul ladder rail covers back on i just made sure it was butted up against and it seems to hold it in place firm now...this rail is missing me off...also on the top I noticed it doesnt line up straight with the flat top of the upper. It has a slight cant to it. Oh the humanity. Might send it back into Stag since it's a factory rail and have them replace it.
     
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  14. mjkeat

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    Ive used the Larue/Harris combo and really liked it.
     
  15. ATL_GLOCK

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    Just thought I'd add a pic of how it turned out.

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  16. Kona2004

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    Should be fine depending on hand guard length. This is a 15" hand guard with the Harris/Larue combo mounted as far forward as possible and an AFG right behind it.
    [​IMG]
     
  17. ATL_GLOCK

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    How long is the AFG???Maybe I can measure the length I have available compared to the length of the AFG and figure it out
     
  18. bullittmcqueen

    bullittmcqueen Gunfighter

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    Here is the pro-mag bipod someone asked about above. its probably good for the money and it works well, but i dont think i like it as much as the harris.


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    Last edited: Mar 1, 2011
  19. Kona2004

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    5.55" according to Magpul's site.