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Posted: 10/17/2004 10:05:45 AM EST
I need pics of completed rifles with mid length uppers. I am going to try and order tomorrow,

Lots of pics please
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 10:07:40 AM EST
Here are my two mid lengths! Both have RRA uppers.



Link Posted: 10/17/2004 10:36:09 AM EST
http://skerb.org/vera.html
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 10:45:49 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/17/2004 10:46:34 AM EST by corwin1968]


Link Posted: 10/17/2004 11:40:25 AM EST
on a No-Ban, can you mount a bayonet on a mid length upper?
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 11:43:41 AM EST
Steve at ADCO is the mid length man.
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 1:43:59 PM EST
Any more?
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 1:49:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By Rudison:
Steve at ADCO is the mid length man.



Yep. He did a regular carbine for me last month. I am thinking about a mid length free floated Hbar on an A4 upper topped with a TA11 as my next project for Steve.
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 3:54:55 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 4:50:50 PM EST
Zak-Smith,
Nice Rifle.
What Pack is it resting on
TIA,

Link Posted: 10/17/2004 4:52:29 PM EST

Originally Posted By Rudison:
Zak-Smith,
Nice Rifle.
What Pack is it resting on


Pack is a Kifaru Marauder.
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:02:15 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:04:16 PM EST

Originally Posted By BlackDog714:
on a No-Ban, can you mount a bayonet on a mid length upper?



yep!
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:06:43 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:17:43 PM EST
what gas system do these use? Is it a carbine length under the handguard or a midlenght tube? Armalite has a section on gas systems stating that the carbine length gas tube is a serious problem with reliability, I've noticed that my 20" has always been more reliable than 16s for me. I really want a midlength but hope the gas tube is specific and not a short carbine tube.
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:21:36 PM EST
When people refer to "midlength" uppers, they are talking about the medium length gas system. These uppers almost always have 16" barrels because if you go longer, you can use a rifle-length gas system.

-z
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:24:25 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/17/2004 5:26:09 PM EST by Mr45auto]
I was curious about that, I was wondering if just the FSB was moved forward a bit and a carbine length gas block was hidden under the handguards. Basically I was ensureing it was a true mid length and not just for longer sight radius and cosmetic differences.
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:26:09 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:27:35 PM EST
How much weight does that setup add? I'm getting tired of lugging my 20" Hbar around.
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:29:05 PM EST
How come this design has not been picked up by the military if it is more reliable?
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:31:29 PM EST
Notice the military has no 16" uppers (as general issue anyway). Does the midlength gas system even run a 14.5" barrel?

It looks like the true RECCE's have a carbine gas system?

-z
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 5:49:12 PM EST

Originally Posted By Zak-Smith:

Originally Posted By Rudison:
Zak-Smith,
Nice Rifle.
What Pack is it resting on


Pack is a Kifaru Marauder.



I was afraid of that.
It seems to be the best Front loader going.
Do you use Pals pouches inside as well?
Link Posted: 10/17/2004 6:04:21 PM EST

Originally Posted By Rudison:
I was afraid of that.
It seems to be the best Front loader going.
Do you use Pals pouches inside as well?


They're nice to have, but so far, I just toss in smaller cargo bags.

-z
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