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Posted: 8/22/2003 5:59:00 PM EDT

I'll be getting a Surefire M962SU6 in the near future and I was wondering how many of them will fit in the Vltor carbine battery compartments.

I already have a Battlegrip which will store the AA's for my EOTech so I want to use the Vltor for the Surefire batteries only.

Thanks!
Link Posted: 8/22/2003 7:41:06 PM EDT
two on each side if you mount both compartments.
Link Posted: 8/24/2003 3:27:48 PM EDT
Thanks!
Link Posted: 8/27/2003 12:22:05 PM EDT
Originally Posted By new-arguy: two on each side if you mount both compartments.
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Looks like the whole world is designed around 6 volt systems. Another 3/8" and 3 would fit.
Link Posted: 8/27/2003 9:06:13 PM EDT
[cuss] I know man... M900's, M962SU are my lights of choice, all of which take 3 batteries. I figure like this I guess. The rifle that has the Vltor also has a Dieter grip. With the two Vltor storage spaces and the two in the Dieter grip, I have 6 extra batteries. But I'd have to access 2 storage untils to replace one set of batteries. Having the Vltor units accept 3 on the carbine units would be nice!
Link Posted: 8/28/2003 6:51:33 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/28/2003 6:53:22 AM EDT by Yojimbo]
IIRC, LarryG36 did a mod on his Vltor battery compartment plugs to fit more batteries. I believe he just took a bit of material off the plugs. If 3/8" is all I need to take off to fit three dl-123 batteries I might give it a try. I also heard the Vltor will release full length cabine battery compartments. I hope comes out very soon!
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