yeah, pinned do hold their place best and are always aligned, but clamp is much more convenient, since you don't have take off the muzzle brake. i have a yhm railed 2 piece gas block with bayonet lug or standard a2 pinned with bayonet lug for sale. if you're interested, pm me.
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Go-to carry setup - Walther PPS or PPQ in FIST kydex holster 1AK
Favorite semi-auto design - HK P7
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