GUN Rail covers? V. Whats your preference?

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  1. Ghostrider4450

    Ghostrider4450 New Member

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    I am going to purchase the Troy Industries MRF in the next few weeks and I will also be looking to pick up some rail covers. Im not a fan of bare rails as its not very comfortable to shoot that way. So far the only ones that have caught my eye are the Tango Down ones, which coincidentally are pictured on Troy's website.

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    Whats WMDs opinion on these or other rail covers?
     
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    http://jprifles.com/1.4.4.php

    I don't like the traditional rail systems as I don't need all those rails, the rails are in the wrong place (I need 1:30, 6:00 and 10:30), and they are heavy. As an alternative consider the JP/Vtac handguard. Put sections of rails just where you need/want them. Light weight, rock solid, lots of options.
     
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    Ill have to check that out, thanks for the suggestion. :bigthumb:
     
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    tangodown are good, magpul are good, KAC are good (but they are proud of what their products and make you pay for it)
     
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    SureFire has rail ladders for $15.
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    Magpul is coming out with XTM panels (two halves per side).
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    Im not the biggest fan of the ladders (I dont really like the feel) and I can get the Tango Down ones for $16. :hs:
     
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    I read that the SF ladders have a tacky (sticky?) feeling to them.
     
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    how about no rails?
     
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    i have some magpul ladder rail protectors that I like.
     
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    Yeah, but then I would have to keep my ghetto FSP rails to be able to mount my Z2. :mamoru:
     
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    Magpuls. I like them.

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    the ones i have dont
    i have the sf ladders,the troys and tgs.i like troys the best out of the group.though all 3 are decent
     
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    yea, that scope is way too high. Chop the FSB, put the scope on the flattop and get a flip up front sight.
     
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    you dont even need to chop the front. i dont even get a shadow with mine :dunno:
     
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    Out of my mind, brb never.
    Speaking of which, why no BUIS on your AR?
     
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    i guess with magnification you may not see it. Although it probably dims it a little bit from blocking light.

    with my eotech it's 1x so you SEE the sight.
     
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    on mine? I've been waiting to see the magpul BUIS... but they're dragging their feet publically releasing them.
     
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    Except thats the Bushnell Facog, which is actually a 1x red dot. So he would see the post too.
     
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    Bastards.
     
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    inorite?
     
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    :confused: dims what from blocking light?
     
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    I imagine the "picture" -- as you see it through the optics -- would not be as bright as if there were no obstructions. Kinda like how a 50mm scope is going to let more light through than a 32mm.
     
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    if you're talking about real acogs, that's completely false. an A2 style front sight would not dim the reticle.
     

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