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Posted: 10/28/2013 8:38:18 AM EST
I have a 5.56 barrel with an overall length of 7.5" I wanted something like the Midwest SS Gen2, but there shortest rail is 7", and I dont think the ID is big enough anyway.
I am trying to be able to mount an SDN-6 suppressor on a 51T mount, but a 7" rail wouldn't let me release the suppressor. I need a shorter rail system.

Any suggestions?
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 8:47:56 AM EST
The only thing I can think of are Pistol length rails, which are usually 4". Other than that your option would be to get a 7" rail and either have a shop professionally cut it down for you, or cut it yourself.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 8:53:27 AM EST
Check out SLR Rifleworks. They might chop down their 7" Intrepid Rail for you if you ask nicely. They are good folks.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:07:04 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/28/2013 9:08:40 AM EST by Medicfrost]
Samson makes a pistol length modular wrap around guard, assuming you are going with a pistol lenght gas system, and not blowback.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:49:15 AM EST
Cut down a carbine length carbon fiber tube.

Google Clark Custom. They probably would cut a tube to any length you need.
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