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 The different types of rail systems on ar 15's picitanny and what????
WI_Kook  [Member]
5/31/2011 7:01:00 PM
Anyways i dont know what kind of AR im getting but i want to have a foregrip and a bipod, or a combination one .......... for the cheapest setup, that will fit both kind of rail systems, and if you could explain the difference in the railsystems are, and why ETC.


Thanks!
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VA-gunnut  [Site Staff]
5/31/2011 7:41:12 PM
Moving the thread.
Casper507  [Member]
5/31/2011 8:05:45 PM
"Picitanny" or 1913 spec rail is more or less just code for milspec rail that fits within the spec for milling to ensure interchangeability with weapons systems and add ons which go on the rails. There are all kinds of rails and different methods for attaching them. If you aren't sure about what you want I'd consider getting something turn-key on a good weapon. Something like a S&W with rail forearm or a CMMG upper on a milspec lower. If you know someone that carries lowers you can get the upper seperately and check for fit when you buy the lower prior to purchase. I'd refrain from getting the cheapest. Perhaps look more into what's the cheapest you can get and still be sure you aren't going to have regrets. If you are near the MN border and don't have a dealer with good selection nearby there is a dealer in MN who has sold thousands of ARs who always has a good selection on hand but it would have to be shipped to your state when you decide what to get.