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Full length rail question

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by maverick9614, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. maverick9614

    maverick9614

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    I am thinking about putting a rifle length rail on a mid length gas system.

    What is necessary to do this? I figure a low profile gas block and a free float handguard. What else should I know?
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Barrel nut normally needs to be removes as well as the gas block and flash hider.
    Do you have the tools?
    Will need a front sight.
     

  3. Bushflyr

    Bushflyr ʇno uıƃuɐɥ ʇsnɾ Millennium Member

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    That's all you need. If you already have an A2 front sight just shave it down. Slap on the rail/ tube of your choice and figure out something to aim it with.

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  4. JASV.17

    JASV.17 Prime Example

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    DD has offering to allow a FSP.
     
  5. mjkeat

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    Shave the original sight post into a low profile gas block then buy a set of Magpul Mbus flip ups.
     
  6. maverick9614

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    I'd kind of like to keep the front sight post just in case I want to go back to stock.

    I am thinking of a YHM rifle length FF hand guard and a specter low profile gas block.

    Anyone have good, bad experience with this setup?
     
  7. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    YHM is a good deal for the money. You trade low cost for weight.