Keymod or M-Lok

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  1. gooffeyguy

    gooffeyguy In the STL

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    Midwest Industries has their "light weight" line that eliminates a big middle section of the top rail. It has keymod or m-lok slots there in case you want to mount something. I have one of these in 10"....

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    I was initially going to go for a handguard with only a few slots at the end like that for BUIS, but after handling one, it looks damn goofy even with a slim sight like Magpul Pros.

    Ended up with a pair of Fortis Rev 2 14" Mloks, and they're fantastic.
     

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    I have both but like the cleaner look and feel of M-LOK slightly better. If you prefer BCM products get Keymod. If you prefer Magpul products get M-LOK. Can't really go wrong either way. Both are well supported and not going anywhere. Sometimes it may actually come down to availability.
     
  4. Brass3

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    I've got an m-loc which gave me a standby regular. And on the one I'm going to build came with a 10" mloc which I've bought a 15" to use, so now I've got two extra hand guards for futher use. I'm realy surprised how fast parts accumilate.
     
  5. arrtvandelay

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    Mlok for me, I'm a Magpul whore. I really like the Centurion CMR mlok rails. Have a 15" ready to be installed on a 6720 as soon as I get the FSP cut down.
     
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    I have both. I like mlok slightly better.
     
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    Yeah it does look strange but I would get used to it. Funny thing is it doesn't seem to save much weight, the BCM KMR is still about the lightest you can get and it has the full rail. Still, I wonder if the KMR couldn't be an ounce or more lighter if they did omit the rail.
     
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    Mlok for me. Lovin it!
     
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    I picked up Mlok Fortis Rev II 14", last july going to get another one.

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    I have two of those, one on a 16" general purpose and the other on an 18" SPR. Love 'em.
     
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    I have mine on my SPR 18", i like it a lot, plan on getting another one for my 16" Recce rifle. it needs replaced, the cheese grater it has on it is to damn heavy.

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  12. MadeInAmerica

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    Pic rail, KM, and Mlok all hold junk you don't need securely on your gun. Pic rail does not need any small rail pieces. But larger diameter and heavier. Mlok like KM is lighter and smaller diameter but needs rail pieces.
    If your going full blown AR ninja go Pic rail.
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    Otherwise go Mlok because it looks badass.
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    I don't mind the look of KeyMod at all. In some ways it looks better as there isn't so much material removed
     
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    Looks like the shelves at home depot.
     
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    It DOESN'T need rail pieces, only if you are trying to attach accessories that attach that way. Otherwise there are pretty much the same accessories that attach directly to the Kmod or Mlok slots without needing the extra weight/bulk of a rail.

    That's the whole point/concept behind Kmod and Mlok.


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    Seems like someone would make a handguard that has both -
     
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    Meh
     
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    M-Lok, Keymod & picatinny on one handguard

    Call it the Neapolitan. :bunny:
     
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    Ok
    That's funny!
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    Neo rail, the next shiny trinket you must have because all before are crap
     
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    The nonpenis one.
     
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