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TVDean
July 28, 1999, 08:00 PM
Wanting to install a surefire Tac-light on the 590, the installation instructions call for grinding down the bayonet lug .50". Is this really necessary ? Will the dremel work. ?

Karanas
July 29, 1999, 08:58 AM
Yeah, that bayonet lug has to go if you want to use that surefire light. I used a dremel to remove mine.

TVDean
July 29, 1999, 11:38 AM
You sound like the guy I need to talk to. The light housing seems to bind against the bottom of the barrel. When cycling the action rearward the last half of travel a binding occurs. When I remove the barrel the problem dissaperes, as well as when I reinstall the factory forearm. Is it the norm to have to modify the surefire H23 housing.

Ewok
July 29, 1999, 11:44 AM
Maybe Surefire could develop a combo light/bayonet? ;)

hksigwalther
July 29, 1999, 07:51 PM
Ewok, now there is an idea. No blade but maybe a mount that attaches to the flashlite (of various manufactures) and clips onto the bayonet lug/mag cap.

- Ron V.

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TVDean
July 29, 1999, 10:15 PM
Oh great,....after I ground the darn thing off !!

Ewok
July 30, 1999, 12:56 AM
Just noticed that the August special at VangComp - www.vangcomp.com (http://www.vangcomp.com) - is 590A1, parkerized, ghost-ring sights, side-saddle installed, Surefire 623A01 installed, for $735.

dZ
July 31, 1999, 10:21 PM
i have seen the flashlight adaptor for the bayonet mount on the web somewhere...

dZ

Eric H
August 1, 1999, 02:12 AM
Would this combo unit be something like a light saber? :)