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Old 10-24-2012, 09:54 PM   #31
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Didn't mean to hijack the thread. But i got a question to ask. Just looked at the MI SS rail. Its identical to Troy Vtac Alpha. But the MI doesnt have the 13".. its either 12" or 15". Do you think the 15" looks good on 16" barrel? Is MI quality better than Troy? Thx
Not a problem. This will help me decide what to do as well
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Not a problem. This will help me decide what to do as well
I decided and ordered the MI SS G2 12". And got shipping confirmation already.
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I decided and ordered the MI SS G2 12". And got shipping confirmation already.
Where did you order it from? Do you know if they offer it in FDE?
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Also, what kind of gloves do you recommend?
I use a pair of mechanic gloves from walmart. Cheap $15-20 gloves
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Where did you order it from? Do you know if they offer it in FDE?
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I don't think they are available in FDE from the factory. Nothing a little duracoat shake-n-spray won't fix if you really want FDE though.

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I don't think they are available in FTE from the factory. Nothing a little duracoat shake-n-spray won't fix if you really want FTE though.
FDE bro..
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FDE bro..
Dang phone!!! LoL!!!

Fixed it. Thx.
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Didn't mean to hijack the thread. But i got a question to ask. Just looked at the MI SS rail. Its identical to Troy Vtac Alpha. But the MI doesnt have the 13".. its either 12" or 15". Do you think the 15" looks good on 16" barrel? Is MI quality better than Troy? Thx
I think the 15" would look nice on a 16". Like a long slinky dress over a nice set of gams, with just a little ankle peeking out the bottom.....


AS for quality, the troy has a bit of a crinkle finish on it, the MI is smooth. The MI SS Gen 2 and VTac models look similar in pictures, but when put side by side to one another the MI is noticeably/visually slimmer. I wear extra large gloves (usually) and MI just feels better in hand. Overall quality can only be told with the test of time, and I no longer have my Vtac (traded it). Honestly the MI is lighter and thinner, it may not last as long or withstand as much abuse as the Troy, but it installs tight, nary a wiggle. Also, it ships with a standard barrel nut and a bunch of attachments, rail pieces and qd swivel socket rail section for a sling, which was nice surprise. The machining work and overall visual quality of machining on the MI was very nice. I am planning 15" for a 20 or 18" spr build...eventually....someday, soon hopefully.
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I think the 15" would look nice on a 16". Like a long slinky dress over a nice set of gams, with just a little ankle peeking out the bottom.....


AS for quality, the troy has a bit of a crinkle finish on it, the MI is smooth. The MI SS Gen 2 and VTac models look similar in pictures, but when put side by side to one another the MI is noticeably/visually slimmer. I wear extra large gloves (usually) and MI just feels better in hand. Overall quality can only be told with the test of time, and I no longer have my Vtac (traded it). Honestly the MI is lighter and thinner, it may not last as long or withstand as much abuse as the Troy, but it installs tight, nary a wiggle. Also, it ships with a standard barrel nut and a bunch of attachments, rail pieces and qd swivel socket rail section for a sling, which was nice surprise. The machining work and overall visual quality of machining on the MI was very nice. I am planning 15" for a 20 or 18" spr build...eventually....someday, soon hopefully.
Yes i agree sir. The MI SS finish is so smooth. It's light!
I decided to get the 12" over my 16" barrel.
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