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Posted: 6/7/2015 11:01:19 AM EDT
Hey guys i just bought my first AR the AR556 made by ruger http://www.ruger.com/products/ar556/models.html I was wondering if there was a way to change the hand guard to have one that has a rails. I'm wanting to put a flashlight on it. How do I know which will fit? Any recommendations to some cheaper ones?
Link Posted: 6/7/2015 11:08:57 AM EDT
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An option

http://www.impactweaponscomponents.com/product/tmc-1-light-mount-n-slot/
Link Posted: 6/7/2015 11:35:32 AM EDT
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Any drop in carbine length rails will fit it
Link Posted: 6/7/2015 5:09:46 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/7/2015 10:50:30 PM EDT
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What would be something that is cheap but you guys would also recommend, I actually like the way these guns look with a nice hand guard
Link Posted: 6/7/2015 11:41:35 PM EDT
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There are lots of solid quad rail options out there. If you want light weight and the ability to easily mount a light, look into the Magpul SL handguard. They are inexpensive, comfortable and durable.
Link Posted: 6/8/2015 12:26:55 AM EDT
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Midwest Industries makes pretty cost effective drop in rails that would do the job. Check out their web page, and have a look. Tell them what rifle it's going on and you'd like a simple drop-in model.










 
Link Posted: 6/8/2015 11:43:55 PM EDT
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The Magpul SL handguard is a pretty good choice.  You can add rails as you need them and it's only $35 dollars.
Link Posted: 7/3/2015 9:02:01 PM EDT
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Any others? I like the way that those midwest industries look, is 100 bucks a lot or is that normal?
Link Posted: 7/3/2015 10:40:21 PM EDT
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Normal, some go way higher than that.
Link Posted: 7/4/2015 12:29:04 AM EDT
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Check out the under-mounted Alzetta mount; it attaches to the front sight/gas tube. No changing out handguards.

I like mine a LOT.
Link Posted: 7/4/2015 12:34:29 AM EDT
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If you're looking to stay around the $100 range, the KAC RAS are excellent drop ins. They are on the EE a lot for ~$80-$150 depending on condition. Don't be afraid to grab a RAS that isn't necessarily branded/marked as KAC. They are all great, just made by different suppliers.
Link Posted: 7/4/2015 1:50:36 AM EDT
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Very much on the inexpensive side for a very decent rail.
Link Posted: 7/4/2015 8:45:28 AM EDT
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If you're looking to stay around the $100 range, the KAC RAS are excellent drop ins. They are on the EE a lot for ~$80-$150 depending on condition. Don't be afraid to grab a RAS that isn't necessarily branded/marked as KAC. They are all great, just made by different suppliers.
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