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Posted: 5/4/2004 12:34:19 PM EDT
I haven't had the chance to see the Surefire rail yet. Will the panels from a Knights rail fit on the Surefire? I know by now someone has had to have tried it!
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 12:41:11 PM EDT
They should. But I have no first-hand experience with it.
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 12:55:49 PM EDT
Yes they can, but they don't lock in.
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 1:20:29 PM EDT
So will the new XT panels from MagPul work on the Surefire M73??

I know they will work on KAC rails.......right?!?
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 1:41:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/4/2004 1:41:54 PM EDT by Va_Dinger]
M4arc got KAC panels to fit on his Surefire M73. They fit nice and look great.
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 1:57:37 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/4/2004 2:08:32 PM EDT by Duffy]
I have the Surefire rail handguard for an HK weapon. The KAC panels do go on and lock in, as on each end of the rail I can see the inside rail being a bit narrower, to fit the spring clip.
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 3:00:23 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 12:48:36 AM EDT
I've got their railed forearm for the Remington 870. It's a somewhat earlier one and I had to beat the RAS panels onto the rail with a mallet.

I know consider them "Remington specific". I do know that different generations of RAS panels seem to fit tighter than others from my experience.
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 4:41:32 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 5:33:13 AM EDT

Originally Posted By SMGLee:
Yes they can, but they don't lock in.



I have KAC panels on my M73 and they lock in place. I'll try and get some photos up tonight.
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 6:36:30 AM EDT
I recall seeing a pic of the M73 having the deeper end notches to lock the spring clip. Maybe older rails didn't have them?
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 2:53:38 PM EDT
They do fit on mine. Tight as can be at first, after they were on there a day or so, they loosened up and I can slide them on/off with heavy finger pressure.
Both ends do have the smaller cross slot for the KAC panel clips.

Mark
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