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Posted: 6/25/2003 7:17:32 AM EST
[Last Edit: 7/14/2003 3:40:21 PM EST by MSTN]
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 7:32:43 AM EST
I like it!!! Allot! But it would take allot of beer before I could be silly enough to hack up a $100 foregrip. --LS
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 10:47:58 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 10:59:49 AM EST
Wanted to add... Would you take $50 for it? I mean, its all damaged and all. [:D] --LS
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 12:47:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 1:13:12 PM EST
YES YES YES!!!!!!! Post pics of it on your 10.5 upper. That way I can see if I want to go that route. I have been toying with one of these foregrips on my 10.5 your keepin for me. But I was leaning away from it since it seems longer than the KAC. Of course it could be the same length. I will email you soon Wes, about the upper and how I want to outfit it. Still waiting on the paperwork from ATF so I havent been on it like I should be. I am dying to get this upper set up and HERE[:)] ps. Do you think it would be possible to re-thread the grip and still use the plug for the bottom? Horik(AY)
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 1:26:40 PM EST
I really like that.
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 4:36:42 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 5:09:01 PM EST
Terrific! Thanks for the input. I like the grip alot. In both forms!! I have never handled one but it is looking like I'll be heading down that road!
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 5:18:14 PM EST
Hey Wes any chance the grip with ever be made with a throw lever for easy on off apps
Link Posted: 6/26/2003 6:01:03 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/26/2003 11:40:51 AM EST
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And nothing hanging out to snag on stuff! Quite flush it appears.
Link Posted: 6/26/2003 6:57:29 PM EST
IT is simple but I have it on my patrol rifle and I would like to be able to take it off quick and slide on my harris bipod (throw lever) and go from cqb to perimeter gun in a flash
Link Posted: 6/27/2003 5:47:59 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/27/2003 5:49:32 AM EST by naloxone]
A 7/32 hex, to be exact. Took me better of a damn half hour to find mine! It's as simple as loosening the three screws. Quick enough, but not fast. Seriously thinking of trying out your grip "diet", but my big hooks barely fit as it is when gloved.
Link Posted: 6/27/2003 4:05:29 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/14/2003 3:40:48 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/14/2003 4:05:21 PM EST
[Last Edit: 7/14/2003 4:08:54 PM EST by Lumpy196]
Wes, THAT gun is a thing of beauty. Is that the PRI Aimpoint mount?
Link Posted: 7/14/2003 4:26:10 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/14/2003 5:14:36 PM EST
I'm used to seeing Wes' toys on his polished concrete floor, I didn't realize he was such a good photographer, that's a very good picture (the rifle ain't bad either [;)])
Link Posted: 7/14/2003 7:22:56 PM EST
How is the tape switch being secured in that picture?
Link Posted: 7/14/2003 7:32:23 PM EST
[Last Edit: 7/14/2003 7:36:41 PM EST by Horik]
Alright Wes you got me sold on this setup! Is this the Surefire light you recomended I get? This is a thing of beauty....Hurry up BATF!!!!! Horik(AY)
Link Posted: 7/14/2003 8:20:50 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 6:24:27 AM EST
Great idea, Wes. Can you talk Dieter into a production version, complete with end cap and storage space? (Not to disparage your hacksaw work!) I have the full length one, and love it.
Link Posted: 7/15/2003 6:36:10 AM EST
Link Posted: 7/16/2003 7:04:34 AM EST
Hmmmm, Rainy day, hacksaw, Sam Adams, and a Dremel tool. It would apperar as though I will soon be a member of the Dieter "snubby" club. Mike, NY (No disrespect intended MR. DIETER SIR!)
Link Posted: 7/16/2003 3:13:21 PM EST
Wes, can I come work for you...I'm only one state away, so the commute wouldn't be all that bad hehehe. Man...I need to figure out how to get PAID to play with neat stuff! PS, keep up the good work...I was stunnned to see those inserts here the next morning!
Link Posted: 7/19/2003 6:19:17 AM EST
M.S.T.N.'s customer service is beyond reproach.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 5:51:43 PM EST
Are the M900's too bulky for shorties? I have one on my 14.5 and was hoping to use it on a future 10.5. Never been a fan of velcro or sticky pressure switches, but love that compact look! See many pushbutton tailcap rigs?
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 6:02:56 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 6:41:34 PM EST
Excellent Wes! The Dieter grip is one of the few items I have not bought from you. I always thought it was a tad bulky (I wear medium gloves). Now it looks appealing. To bad I already blew my money wad as already noted. It will have to go on my wish list for now...
Link Posted: 8/5/2003 5:08:16 AM EST
Wes, Your 10.5-inch upper is beautiful. Can a "shorty" be used on a (semi-auto)post-ban lower? I presume I would have to do the BATF thing for the short-barreled upper. Can it be done post-ban at all? Thanks!
Link Posted: 8/5/2003 5:52:39 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/9/2003 3:04:30 PM EST by MSTN]
Link Posted: 8/9/2003 12:26:15 PM EST
Originally Posted By Stringshot: Wes, Your 10.5-inch upper is beautiful. Can a "shorty" be used on a (semi-auto)post-ban lower? I presume I would have to do the BATF thing for the short-barreled upper. Can it be done post-ban at all? Thanks!
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You would need to make sure SBR's are legal in your state and go from there. BUT you can make a post ban an SBR. You register the lower reciever not the upper. When all this is done(ATF form1, approval, etc.) you can then take possesion of the upper. Remembering you still need to comply with the AR's postban status! SBR changes nothing but the bbl. length you can legally use. Best to check the M16 forum for plenty of info!
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