GUN UTG on real (low recoil) rifles

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  1. labotomi

    labotomi I don't feel like saying anything cute.

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    I know their stuff is inferior to the high dollar stuff, but I was wondering if anyone was using it on low recoil rifles. I dont' think it would hold up on my FNAR, but don't want to sink extra money in the 15-22 if it is unneccessary.

    I've thought about some of their gear on my S&W 15-22 and was wonder in how you think it would hold up.

    Also how is their tactical gear such as vests and belt systems?

    No bashing since I have no experience so I'm not advocating their equipment and just want opinions from people who've tried the UTG gear themselves.
     
  2. SnakeEater

    SnakeEater OT Supporter

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    Should be fine on a .22.But I have no hands on with the stuff
     
  3. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    I don't see why it wouldn't' work fine on a .22. You might get laughed at by mall ninjas on the internet but who gives a fuck.

    As for belt/vest systems. Check out Tactical Tailor, they are a bit higher quality and have a 40% off sale on Tan gear right now. Nice stuff at a very good price.

    http://www.tacticaltailor.com/saleitems.aspx
     
  4. labotomi

    labotomi I don't feel like saying anything cute.

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    I'm not out to impress anyone. My shooting is done on a farm where I couldn't give a fuck what people think as long as the gear is functional.

    Thanks for the link. I'll check it out
     
  5. labotomi

    labotomi I don't feel like saying anything cute.

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    no more hate or opinions?
     
  6. 3x

    3x New Member

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    what do you want to put on the gun exactly?
     
  7. labotomi

    labotomi I don't feel like saying anything cute.

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    Light/laser. I already have a foregrip and a Bushnell 1x red dot. Haven't fired since putting on the Bushnell so I'm not sure how it will perform, but I have confidence it won't be a problem
     
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    I had one on my .223 AR and then on my 5.45 AR for over 2k rounds total, it was fine. I never retightended it after day one, and it was always on there snug.
    I don't kick in doors or anything, but fuck, seriously, standard AR's come with plastic handguards, and they hold up fine too. I wouldn't try to chop down a tree with the UTG, but I don't see why it would fail on a normal use rifle.
     
  9. Anders 7

    Anders 7 I aim to misbehave OT Supporter

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    If its just there to hold a light/grip then it will work just fine. Yeah it's not expensive but it's still not going to break easily. I'm pretty sure you could slam it against concrete for a few minutes and it would still be attached to your rifle... why would one do that? who knows.

    ps. i don't know about the whole laser thing though. why do you want a laser on it?
     
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  10. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    i put a quad rail on my ar to see what it was like and it worked just fine and was very secure holding a grip and light. i'd honestly have no problem using it
     
  11. labotomi

    labotomi I don't feel like saying anything cute.

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    just thinking of ideas. Nothing decided yet.

    What acessories would you recommend? Remember, it's a 22LR.

    I took the iron sights off in favor of the bushnell and put on a folding forgrip. I may put a set of folding sights as back up if needed.
     
  12. JRMS

    JRMS Failing at life

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    I've used their lights on my SIG-556 and my FN P90.
    No issues.
     
  13. natelam

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    I also installed the quad rail on my ar while I was waiting for my DD to arrive. Got it for $20 (used) at a local gun show.

    It fit very well, was solid contsruction and handled 250-300 rounds just fine. I have the DD rail on now, but I would feel completely comfortable with the UTG one for range or occasional field use
     
  14. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    want to sell it?
     
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    already handed it down to my buddy, sorry!
     
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    My friend's 10/22 is almost entirely composed of UTG parts. As funny as some people think it looks, it's still a tack driver with the bull barrel.

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    The only people that will laugh are the fools who are trying to justify their purchases of rails that function exactly the same but cost 3x as much. Had a UTG rail on my AK for a year now without any problems.
     
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    :bowrofl: wtf is that piece of shit.
     
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  20. Fireball

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    Just put an UTG railed hanguard on my new .22 AR build. Shit was sturdy as hell, even comparable to my Midwest Industries handguard on my Armalite.

    The only difference is that it goes over the front ring where the front post is, and then screws togther.

    But I bet that thing is just as sturdy as the MI handguard.
     
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    What's foolish is those who aren't willing to accept the differences between UTG rails and real companies.

    Substituting airsoft parts because you think they "function exactly the same" is LOL worthy.
     
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    On a duty weapon or something that actually gets used for home/self defense I would agree.

    On a $150 rifle that gets shot at the range for fun and thrown in the back of the trunk for outdoor plinking on the weekends I'd say it doesn't matter at all what you put on it as long as it works.

    It's a 10/22. Shoots dime sized groups at 30 yards. I've not sen it shot farther yet, but I anticipate it will also do nicely at longer distances. My boss really likes it, he shoots it more often now that it has the conversion kit and bull barrel on it.
     
  23. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    who was it on here that said it would make some people cry when they found out most rails and lower receivers are all made in the same location then sent to the manufacturers for logos/names?
     
  24. labotomi

    labotomi I don't feel like saying anything cute.

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    The parts I'm considering aren't critical (optics, rails, etc), Just fore grips, flashlights and such. I haven't seen much of a difference in spending loads of cash on top of the line components as opposed to the less expensive ones.
     

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