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Posted: 9/17/2009 9:23:38 AM EST
I did a search for it and I can't find any weight comparisons. Is it the KAC micros, Magpul MBUS or something else?
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 9:28:05 AM EST
Magpul would be thought of, off the bat...it is plastic, but its also a fair bit bulkier than other models...are you really concerned about an ounce or two of difference?
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 9:52:41 AM EST

Originally Posted By Ridge_Runner_5:
are you really concerned about an ounce or two of difference?

Meh, an ounce or two winds-up being a pound or two.

This is kind of a weight critical build... To give you and example, the barrel is lathe threaded like the older Steyr AUG 20" because it removed about 5 ounces and quadrupled the surface area. (2 hours of lathe time and repark costs)

Link Posted: 9/17/2009 5:31:36 PM EST
I'm with ridge runner. The Magpul MBUS I bet would be the lightest, and they are not made of plastic. They are made of the same polymer that the P-Mags are made out of. With that being the case, I think it would be safe to assume they are kidna durable. But if you are looking online for them. Watch out. There are two versions of them, one made of plastic and the other made of the polymer. So make sure you know what you are buying before you buy!
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 5:41:46 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/17/2009 5:42:06 PM EST by danpass]
Magpul's set was the first thing I thought of





Originally Posted By Blackbird97:
I'm with ridge runner. The Magpul MBUS I bet would be the lightest, and they are not made of plastic. They are made of the same polymer that the P-Mags are made out of. With that being the case, I think it would be safe to assume they are kidna durable. But if you are looking online for them. Watch out. There are two versions of them, one made of plastic and the other made of the polymer. So make sure you know what you are buying before you buy!

do you mean:

plastic = knock-offs

polymer = gen magpul

or that magpul makes both? an airsoft version?
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 11:43:53 AM EST
Correct, Magpul makes both. The Magpul PTS is the one that is made of the plastic, not the polymer.
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 2:00:26 PM EST
The easy answer there is to get them from a respectable dealer with roots here on site: Rainier, Spikes, Brownells, Bravo Company (you can click those above, so no hotlinks).

But if weight is you pimary issue, MBUS should fit the bill. They are also pretty inexpensive, so if you change your mind later, you will not be hitting yourself on the head.
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 4:35:45 PM EST
AIM also has the real ones, just ordered one, $55 with penny shipping
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