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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/28/2002 1:41:28 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/28/2002 1:49:19 PM EST by brouhaha]
Just got mine in today, and I have it mounted on my Bushy M4 16".

Question 1: On the front of the mount, there's a screw with a hook-like piece of metal...it touches nothing. What is it for?




Question 2: The #38 is almost 1/2" off of the handguard towards the end...is this normal?




These are standard bushmaster M4 handguards. Is the #38S-EX designed to fit better with different handguards? If so, which ones?
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 2:01:44 PM EST
The metal tab in the front is to prevent twigs or brush from getting between the rail and the handgaurds. I put a 38s-ex on my legp and had to shave the top handgaurd but it looks good and now I dont need that metal tab because there isn't really any clearance.
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 2:03:21 PM EST
Brouhaha, its for keepin debris,leaves etc... from entering under the rail.
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 2:39:05 PM EST

Question 1: On the front of the mount, there's a screw with a hook-like piece of metal...it touches nothing. What is it for?



me think you have the hook-like piece of metal in reverse. the pointed part should be in the last hole on the handguard.
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 2:49:43 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 3:28:26 PM EST

Originally Posted By Kevin:
Just note, that's the super EX #38.



All the nomenclature I've seen, including the A.R.M.S. website, calls it a #38S-EX.
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 4:03:50 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/28/2002 5:18:03 PM EST
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