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#5555955 - 01/21/15 12:41 PM picanitty rail attachment question
233hoggin Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 2
would adding a small piccanity rail to the barrel of my ar15 mess with the accuracy of the gun? This would be a small rail that clamps on to the barrel. I'm using it to mount a 250 green light.

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#5556007 - 01/21/15 01:00 PM Re: picanitty rail attachment question [Re: 233hoggin]
Fishing Fester Online   content
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Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 1184
Loc: Weatherford
I wouldnt mount anything to the barrel. Thats what handguards are for. welcome


Edited by Fishing Fester (01/21/15 01:01 PM)
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#5556042 - 01/21/15 01:12 PM Re: picanitty rail attachment question [Re: 233hoggin]
clandr1 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/12/14
Posts: 97
Loc: Frisco
It very well could, depending on the weight of the light, your barrel profile, how you have your sights set up (irons vs. optic), etc.

Why not mount the light to the handguards?

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#5556070 - 01/21/15 01:23 PM Re: picanitty rail attachment question [Re: 233hoggin]
233hoggin Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 2
The light kit came with the barrel clamp thats why I was asking. I figured the same thing but just wanted some opinions

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#5556103 - 01/21/15 01:58 PM Re: picanitty rail attachment question [Re: 233hoggin]
SingleShot85 Online   content


Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 1870
Loc: S.A. and Kinney Co.
well the front post sight is clamped to the barrel, I highly doubt it will change the accuracy very much if at all....... it may however change your point of impact......

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#5556122 - 01/21/15 02:06 PM Re: picanitty rail attachment question [Re: 233hoggin]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8332
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Point of impact, imo. Wouldn't do it. Is the clamp large enough to mount it on your scope (assuming you have it scoped)?
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