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11/2/2022 4:30:06 PM
Posted: 5/5/2003 6:39:26 PM EST
The four rail handguard isnt here yet and I think it needs a fake FS but here it is anyway..

see below as I am so retarded I had to get a Jarhead to post my pics...
missing
Link Posted: 5/5/2003 6:41:31 PM EST
[#1]
[img]http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid61/pfa209ec1921c26ebf73b377878eff106/fc344615.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 8:37:25 AM EST
[#2]
DATS A SHWEEEET RIFLE!
[beer]
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 8:45:31 AM EST
[#3]
What type of gas block is that?
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 9:06:08 AM EST
[#4]
Ver-r-ry nice!! Wouldn't change a thing (aside from your handguard upgrade). Looks "ready-fo-bidness" just the way it is. Good luck.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 11:31:07 AM EST
[#5]
Thanks for the comments. It has a 2 stage trigger on a PWA lower,Metalcraft gas block, Fulton GI numbered upper with a BM 1x9 twist barrel. Also an ACE stock and TA01NSN. At first I had ordered a SS 16" fluted HBAR with a JP/Cooley brake but he lead time was 9 weeks on the barrel so I opted for the M4 so I would stop staring at the half completed rifle.

The handguard ordered is the B.M.A.S. 4 rail. Does anyone know how it stacks up vs. a FRISH or similar?

J
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 3:19:08 PM EST
[#6]
I have 2 BMAS equiped rifles and I really like them.  Both have had the piss shot out of them and after some initial tweaking, No Probs.

Granted I think the SIRS looks cooler but functionally I cant complain.

A little advice:

There is a ring that locks the outer tube (handguard) in place against the handguard (kinda like a 'jam nut').  Use locktite to secure it when you doing your initial assembly.  Once you are sure is straight and are happy with its position, I would recommend drilling and tapping a few screws thru the handguard tube into the barrel nut.  Of course, locktite these in as well.  I used 0.5 inch 8-32 set screws and have had no probs even doing barrel strikes and 3 gun stuff.

I realize this may sound a bit confusing, but once you get the BMAS in your hand I think you'll understand what I mean.  If you dont, email me at [email protected] and I'll try to help some more.

Good luck and if you need help email me.

Jim
Link Posted: 5/7/2003 8:00:38 AM EST
[#7]
4GMA,

Thanks for the info. I have another BMAS question. I bought the handguard believing that I could use a push-type QD on the front of the handguard but have now read that BM sells a screw in type. It look like the recess is too large a diameter to use the screw in type.

Here is a link that has the push type QD. (uses a different mounting system though.)

[url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=118&t=159271[/url]
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