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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/21/2006 12:37:48 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/21/2006 12:45:13 PM EST by mliebs8]
I just put a three rail mount in front of my front site and wanted to mounted my bipod to it. The question I have is that this new 3 rail mounts directly to the barrel and I want to make sure this isn't going to be too much weight or flex on the barrel as far as accuracy goes. It's currently mounted to my handgaurds but I want more room. It's a 16 inch barrel by the way. Any help would be appreciated. If it matters the part is from bushmaster, it mounts in from of the barrel and the rails go under the front site and one each side.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 12:52:11 PM EST
Mounting a bipod to a barrel is a bad idea. GPMGs excepted.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:06:43 PM EST
not to sound stupid, but what is GPMG
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:00:52 PM EST
General Purpose Machine Gun, think M60, MG3, MG42. Usually a 7.62 or 8mm weapon, not 5.56 like the SAW. BSW
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:08:53 PM EST
Uh NO!

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 2:11:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
Mounting a bipod to a barrel is a bad idea.

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 7:09:53 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 7:59:50 PM EST
The gun will have a different point of impact when you are using the bipod as opposed to when you are not though, right?

...or is the weight of the rifle on the bipod (rather the reaction force on the barrel) not enough to cause any change?
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 11:02:01 PM EST
point of impact could and probably will be effected. there are much better options out there but like bigbore stated you probably wouldnt notice the diffence
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