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#5687473 - 04/06/15 08:17 PM Rifle Length Gas System Question
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What's the shortest length handguard that will cover the gas block on a rifle-length AR15 gas system? I can choose between 12 and 15 inches. I'd rather have the 12 if it hides the gas block.
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#5687496 - 04/06/15 08:32 PM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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12" will cover a rifle length gas system.
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#5687504 - 04/06/15 08:36 PM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: TexFlip]
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Originally Posted By: TexFlip
12" will cover a rifle length gas system.


Good deal. Thanks for the info.
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#5687677 - 04/06/15 09:53 PM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Nay, sayeth my tape measure!

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#5687680 - 04/06/15 09:54 PM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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They make 15" for a reason...

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#5687725 - 04/06/15 10:22 PM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: Classic Rocks]
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Originally Posted By: Classic Rocks

Nay, sayeth my tape measure!


Is that a Grendel?
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#5687813 - 04/07/15 12:00 AM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Get a 15". They look better anyway.
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#5687920 - 04/07/15 06:52 AM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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I ordered the 15" last night. It will definitely look better on a 24" barrel.
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#5687950 - 04/07/15 07:24 AM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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You're right. In was thinking 12" with a front sight gas block. bang
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#5688102 - 04/07/15 09:04 AM Re: Rifle Length Gas System Question [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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12.5" gets it to the back of the gas block. My 14.5" just covers the whole gas block.
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