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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/11/2002 8:37:11 AM EST
use full floating handguards? Is it a question of combat strength? Any body know of experiments replacing the std handguard with the full floater?

Link Posted: 1/11/2002 8:43:52 AM EST
Because 2 MOA accuracy is acceptable for a combat rifle.
Link Posted: 1/11/2002 8:52:38 AM EST
And, not to mention, you can pop on/off regular handguards in a matter of second vs. the freefloated stuff.

I think the freefloating guards are mainly there for compition-type shooters.
Link Posted: 1/11/2002 8:55:04 AM EST
And don't forget the cost of floating every rifle in the U.S. arsenal might be quite staggering.
Link Posted: 1/11/2002 2:14:07 PM EST

try cleaning mud out of a free floater
Link Posted: 1/11/2002 3:09:59 PM EST
How about the new Selective Intergrated Rail System (S.I.R.)that is under development?
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