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Posted: 7/29/2010 10:47:51 AM EDT
Hi folks,

New to SIG rifles, though I have done quite a bit of changing out of handguards/rails on ARs.

Just had a quick question:

How difficult is it to replace the forend rail on a SWAT 556 with a Classic handguard?

Thanks.
Link Posted: 7/29/2010 3:41:31 PM EDT
Not hard at all if you have an older SWAT Classic like mine, I change mine around every so often. The new improved version of the SWAT Classic has a toprail that's integral with the receiver rail. If you have the newer rifle you would have to replace the receiver rail as well.
Link Posted: 7/29/2010 4:04:27 PM EDT
Thanks for the response.

Any idea where I can pick up a top receiver rail?

Link Posted: 7/29/2010 6:50:12 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/7/2010 5:09:40 PM EDT
How good of fit do you get with the classic hand guard? Snug fit? Thanks
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 7:11:02 PM EDT
My handguards have some slop. I think I'll shim 'em with a little epoxy.
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