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Posted: 1/7/2006 1:14:15 PM EDT
I am looking to buy an m9 bayonet for my m4, and i dont know if the bayonet loop will fit over my izzy suppressor. Could anyone give me an answer? THanks
Link Posted: 1/8/2006 4:55:25 PM EDT
I have an M8A1 bayonet that fits perfectly.
Link Posted: 1/8/2006 6:48:09 PM EDT
mine as well if not just sand the i.d. of the bayonet ring
Link Posted: 1/9/2006 4:01:30 AM EDT
The izzy sucks as far as being a good flash suppressor. Mine will be coming off shortly.
Anyway, here is your answer...

Link Posted: 1/10/2006 12:41:38 PM EDT
Thanks a bunch jackal, its interesting, i have almost the same setup as you with the bipod and soon the bayonet, how easy is it to remove the izzy and replace it? Thanks again.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:17:09 PM EDT
Have to take it to a gunsmith to remove the izzy because it is blind pinned in there.

14.5" barrels must have a perminately attached flash suppressor.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 12:50:00 PM EDT
what is a better suppressor?
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 1:08:11 PM EDT
vortex or phantom. but if you like the look of the A2 FH you can get an extended A2 FH.


vortex:


phantom:


extended A2:
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 3:15:04 PM EDT
mine does
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 12:05:35 PM EDT
my bayonet came yesterday and it looks good on my gun. jackal does the m9 bayonet blade seem a little dull, or is it meant to be like that?
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 12:18:47 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 3:24:25 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Wakedude1177:
my bayonet came yesterday and it looks good on my gun. jackal does the m9 bayonet blade seem a little dull, or is it meant to be like that?



Although I never tried to cut anything with it, I don't think it is as sharp as a high quality kitchen knife. I guess they are supposed to be like that.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 6:28:04 AM EDT

Originally Posted By jackal2001:

Originally Posted By Wakedude1177:
my bayonet came yesterday and it looks good on my gun. jackal does the m9 bayonet blade seem a little dull, or is it meant to be like that?



Although I never tried to cut anything with it, I don't think it is as sharp as a high quality kitchen knife. I guess they are supposed to be like that.


Don't they have Arkansas stones up north?
Just get a good sharpening rig and you can shave with your M9.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 2:18:51 PM EDT
The bayonet is not intended to be a cutting implement as much as a stabbing implement. It easily punctures soft tissue with a little force and a little twisting around in the gut causes fatal wounds. The dull edge is not a problem if using the bayonet as intended.

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