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mudnutz

FA Side charge .308

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So I picked up one of these Upper recievers for my current build, I'm Kindve on a pioneering run and all has been going smooth until I came across a hiccup with the rail height on the reciever. Any info on a handguard/rail system that would be flush with this high rise monster?

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I wonder if that's the same as the dpms "target" height. its the "other" dpms height that you barely see anything in. Does fulton have their own rails for it?

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Its a pita. I have a TRX rail on mine and its a c*nt hair off. All others i looked at were way too tall or way too short. Trx is like a mm or 2 short of receiver rail

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Looked everywhere on fulton and closest they had was a high profile first gen from odin works. Still too short for their system. At this point I'm looking for something "do-able".

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That is the old dpms target height Rcvr. Only rail that will line up with it is the dpms factory quad rail,and its a heavy pig.

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Weight isn't really an issue at this point. Haven't really browsed much but an idea I had was maybe a handguard with a detachable top rail(keymod,etc.) And buy a riser that would fit flush? Unless you guysrecommend a website that has the first gen dpms rails in stock

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Tried calling DPMS yesterday 30min before closing with no answer(surprise). Contacted through email and will see what they pull out of their butts on monday. Apexhandguards? Seems like they're pretty high speed with knowing their dinosaur .308 recievers. anyone ever heard/purchased these before? quality worth the price?

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Apex handguards are really nice, but as far as i know, nobody makes a spacer for that height for any rail system.

MAYBE THAT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA FOR ANY RESIDENT MACINIST FFL DEALER WHO OCCASSIONALLY POSTS ON HERE....COUGHSHIBI...

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I'd go with a straight tube, and no top rail... are you using sights? Are you using night vision or thermal imaging? There's really no reason for the forward top rail other than those three.

A slim tube from Apex or Lancer and a few short rails to mount misc items as needed.

Even if you did want to use a front sight, you could just as easily get a VLTOR or PRI flip-up tower sight gas block instead of a mounted BUIS.

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The thought has crossed my mind but, if I was going for the hunting rifle look with a tube I would've just bought a completed rifle. No fun burning cash if it doesn't look pretty. By the way checked out ares armor and that would fit the look, going to do some research and see if I can dig up something a tad bit longer. Appreciate the help guys

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The thought has crossed my mind but, if I was going for the hunting rifle look with a tube I would've just bought a completed rifle. No fun burning cash if it doesn't look pretty. By the way checked out ares armor and that would fit the look, going to do some research and see if I can dig up something a tad bit longer. Appreciate the help guys

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Call Fulton Armory.  Ask for Clint.  Want for him to come to the phone.  Ask Clint any questions you have about this part that you bought from him.

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