View Full Version : 590a1 which bayonet??

February 11, 2001, 07:00 PM

Does this thing just use a standard m16a2 rifle bayonet?? If so CDNN has some used ones for a good price.



February 11, 2001, 09:06 PM
Use the M7 bayonet. The M9 will work, but I am told you may have to do a slight bit of grinding on the bayonet lug for it to fit right(I believe that both M7 and M9 were issued for the M16).

[Edited by bullseye on 02-12-2001 at 08:35 PM]

Clayton Hufford
February 11, 2001, 10:14 PM
The 590 uses the standard issue bayonet for the M16, which is currently the M9. The M9 is a POS, and an expensive one at that. The older issue M7 will work as well, and is inexpensive.

February 12, 2001, 03:25 PM
You probably already know this, but only the 20in. 590A1 has a accessory lug; the 18.5in. does not.

February 12, 2001, 04:07 PM
Used to have, and may still have M7 bayonets for around $7. Mine cleaned up real nice. Buy the cover for another $7.