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Posted: 11/10/2003 7:02:06 PM EDT
Looking for a coating for a small project that a couple of us up here have decided to look into. I am wondering how hot a M4 profile 14.5 barrel gets under the handguards after a 210 rnd F/A dump.

Thanks,

Mike
Link Posted: 11/10/2003 7:05:02 PM EDT
IN EXCESS OF 900 DEGREES IF YOUR USING THE DOUBLE HEAT SHIELDS!!!!! JACK
Link Posted: 11/10/2003 7:08:04 PM EDT
What about using a can? Is there a substaintial increase?
Link Posted: 11/10/2003 7:19:20 PM EDT
YES, and the temp goes up much faster with a can. If you use a free float set up and the cooling is allowed then the temps don't go as high since it can air cool. The only one I know of that you will not need a pistol grip to hold the weapon forarm, is if using a SIR system. Good Shootin, Jack
Link Posted: 11/10/2003 7:33:08 PM EDT
Well in case anyone cares, Mike is involved in the rail test I original planned to do with the SIR/RAS/FIRSH. (okay so it is only a year or so late...) Unfortunately it seems that everyone is adding a new MWS rail to their production these days, and we have been trying to keep up with the Jones but...
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