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Foregrip advise please.

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by AZ Husker, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. AZ Husker

    AZ Husker

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    I have a Rock River with standard M4 hand grips, and I'd like to add a vertical grip. Is there any way to connect one without switching to a quad grip? I don't like the sharp edges.
     
  2. dale mcminnis

    dale mcminnis

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    I have the same issue with my M&P.I think you can add a rail to the existing foregrip,but I'd like to hear from our resident experts.I've got to get a gripod.:supergrin:
     

  3. The Machinist

    The Machinist Please! Please! No more!

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    you can get small sections of rail that bolt to the bottom of the plastic hand guards..........but you really won't be happy with it IMHO.
     
  5. AZ Husker

    AZ Husker

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    What's the problem with the small section of rail?
     
  6. EKUJustice

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    They wobble. I would look at a free float tube and add the rails to that much more stable. On a quad, the rail covers eliminate the sharp edges
     
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    WayaX Lifetime Member

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    I'll second the advice to avoid the stick-on rails. Go ahead and invest in a good quad-rail. It'll also allow you to attach a light, should you ever choose to.

    As far as the grip itself. I like the Magpul AFG.
     
  8. mvician

    mvician Lifetime Member

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    Grab a hold of your stock plastic hand guards........see how they wiggle around?
    Now imagine hanging VFG off of them, the wiggle is multiplied greatly.
     
  9. lawman800

    lawman800 Juris Glocktor

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    It just keeps getting better, don't it?
    The MOE forend is great for modular setups if you only want the bottom rail, then just get the bottom rail and leave the rest.

    I also like the little flared lip on the bottom front that serves to catch your hand, but mainly it just looks cool.
     
  10. cyrsequipment

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    I have one, I have seen reports of them wiggling around, but I have to admit that they are much more solid that the standard ones. I attached the pieces of rail to mine and they work just fine for me...

    As a plus, the MOE is a LOT easier to remove and reattach than the standard ones.
     
  11. djegators

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    Or, go ahead and get a quad rail, and put rail covers on it. You will then have the ability to do more if you so desire. Needs and wants change..

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    Or get something like a VTAC, cool look, can mount rails, but no sharp edges:

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    lawman800 Juris Glocktor

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    It just keeps getting better, don't it?
    Remember the other thing about rails and covers is the additional weight and bulk. Certain rail covers can be quite bulky. I like the MagPul XTM snap-on rail covers. Pretty slim profile and you can get different colors and zig zag them. Or get the soft rubber ladder types that snap in between the rail rungs so it's low profile but still protects and cushions your fingers.
     
  13. faawrenchbndr

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    My best suggestion would be a two-piece railed handgaurd set.
    I have a KAC M4 RAS on my Colt, it installs easily and locks up tightly.

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  14. Steve in PA

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    There is nothing wrong with adding a small rail to the standard handguards. You can get this from Bravo Company for about $20.

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    I did not want or need a quad rail for my rifle, so I added the raill and a small VFG and the combination worked great. If you standard handguard wiggles a little bit, you will notice it......barely. I swapped out the standard handguard for the Magpul MOE handguard (not in this picture) and everything is locked up tight. No wiggle at all.
     
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    I've added the MOE to my Bushmaster. No wiggle at all.
     
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