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Posted: 8/12/2003 3:06:00 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/12/2003 3:20:29 PM EDT by thelastgunslinger]
What rail mounted grips have users been happy with? There seem to be so many. What are the advantages of a pistol style grip versus a straight grip?
Link Posted: 8/13/2003 11:50:32 AM EDT
I use a foldable grip sold by Bushmaster. I like it because it is secured with an Allen screw rather than a friction nipple (like the KAC-type grips). This is particularly useful on forearm units with rails that are relieved in the center. I also prefer the cylindrical grips because they are not directional; they allow the user to adopt a grip with a neutral hand/wrist position. The pistol-type grips, however, require the user to break his wrist in order to maintain the proper hand position.
Link Posted: 8/13/2003 3:26:15 PM EDT
Being a KAC kinda guy, I use the KAC vert grip. If you envision the position of your hands when you shoulder your rifle, you'll see a "pistol grip" for the rear makes sense. However, for the front, it is more ergonomic to have a strait grip or if you think of it it would be actually be more comfortable if you were to reverse the grip and have it pointing forward. Hmm. I think I should patent that idea.[:D]
Link Posted: 8/13/2003 8:50:08 PM EDT
[url]http://ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=12&t=167569[/url] cheers, MM
Link Posted: 8/17/2003 11:15:57 AM EDT
KAc might be cool, the new GG&G might have a cute little battery compartment, but the TangoDown forward grip is the grip that beats all grips. check MM's post above for the link.
Link Posted: 8/18/2003 10:22:11 AM EDT
[url=www.advanced-armament.com]Advanced Armament[/url] I have a rail and foregrip set from them...highly recommended...great price too. The grip is just like the Knights grip, only a tad bigger, not much. I had a Knights, sold it and paid for the rail and grip set. No problems at all....
Link Posted: 8/20/2003 12:01:58 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/20/2003 12:02:15 AM EDT by MidwestTactical]
Link Posted: 8/20/2003 5:51:35 PM EDT
Advanced Armament I went over to advanced Armament in Lilburn GA yesterday and picked up a rail and a grip for $45. The grip looks like the KAC, but is .500 longer. I attached it to my carbine handguard it works fine. Great deal. Enjoyed meeting those guys, too.
Link Posted: 8/22/2003 4:00:43 PM EDT
Storing batteries comes in handy in GG&G's Grip. I haven't had any problems with it.
Link Posted: 8/22/2003 4:01:28 PM EDT
Storing batteries comes in handy in GG&G's Grip. I haven't had any problems with it.
Link Posted: 8/26/2003 1:41:54 AM EDT
If the tango down has enough room for a bolt assembly, what and how many batteries can you store in them?
Link Posted: 8/26/2003 6:17:18 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/26/2003 6:18:58 AM EDT by JayCeeNC]
I use this one: [url=www.sogarmory.com/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=101452]SOG Foregrip [/url] Got a nice rubbery feel to it, like a Cold Steel knife handle.
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