The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Art of the Rifle: General

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old July 10, 2010, 09:01 AM   #1
RobinBones
Junior Member
 
Join Date: July 10, 2010
Location: South Louisiana
Posts: 5
Adding a single Rail to an AR

I am just about to order my first AR. The model that I am buying, the S&W 15OR comes with a standard hand guard. I would like to add a single rail under the hand guard to make use of a forward handle and or bi-pod.

Do I have any options to buy a single Rail that can attach to the stock hand guard, or do I have to buy the whole Quad Rail hand guard replacement?
RobinBones is offline  
Old July 10, 2010, 09:45 AM   #2
noyes
Senior Member
 
Join Date: December 27, 2008
Posts: 1,032
Maybe : HB2 fits thru existing handguard holes, no drilling required.

http://www.harrisbipods.com/








Check out these Legs...sexy




Last edited by noyes; July 13, 2010 at 12:41 PM.
noyes is offline  
Old July 10, 2010, 12:56 PM   #3
demigod
Junior member
 
Join Date: March 13, 2008
Location: AZ
Posts: 1,129
There's tons of single rail options out there to bolt onto your standard handguards. Check Brownells. AAC makes a few off the top of my head, but brownells would definitely have a few choices.
demigod is offline  
Old July 10, 2010, 01:05 PM   #4
csmsss
Senior Member
 
Join Date: October 24, 2008
Location: Orange, TX
Posts: 2,986
Up to you, but I would never use any rail that mounts to a standard handguard for any kind of sight.
csmsss is offline  
Old July 10, 2010, 04:40 PM   #5
Ridge_Runner_5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: February 8, 2008
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 1,911
He was saying for a forward grip or a bipod...standard handguards will be fine for either option there.

Definately just buy a short length of rail with the screws built in to feed into the holes in your factory handguards.
Ridge_Runner_5 is offline  
Old July 10, 2010, 05:06 PM   #6
csmsss
Senior Member
 
Join Date: October 24, 2008
Location: Orange, TX
Posts: 2,986
Yeah, I understand - and realize now I worded my post poorly. It was really intended for others reading this thread who might be looking for a cheap, quick and dirty of getting a forward rail for a scope mount. These cheap mounts are just fine for bipods and lights, but would be completely disastrous as scope mounts. Probably wouldn't even be stable enough to mount a laser.
csmsss is offline  
Old July 10, 2010, 06:50 PM   #7
RT
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 9, 2000
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 2,191
Magpul MOE handguard and then add rail sections
http://store.magpul.com/product/MAG405/62

http://store.magpul.com/prod_detail_list/104
RT is offline  
Reply

Tags
ar15 , rail

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06693 seconds with 7 queries