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Old 05-21-2012, 02:42 PM   #21
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Interesting that the MOE, FSB, end cap and delta ring can weigh more than a FF rail, and I've heard that before. But with a LW barrel profile and the MOE you still have a nice balance at an excellent price point. It's a great choice for a KISS rifle.

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Interesting that the MOE, FSB, end cap and delta ring can weigh more than a FF rail, and I've heard that before. But with a LW barrel profile and the MOE you still have a nice balance at an excellent price point. It's a great choice for a KISS rifle.
Very true Q. I think they look great as well.
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I sudder to think of the weight difference between a 12" moe handguard vs a 12" lw ff tube.........

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I sudder to think of the weight difference between a 12" moe handguard vs a 12" lw ff tube.........
I ran a rifle length MOE for a day lol.
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yanked the fsb off my m16a1 barrel (doesnt get more milspec than that) the fsb, taper pins, delta ring, barrel nut, endplate all come in at 7.5 ounces on my cheap kitchen scale. +-1 ounce

add in the midlength moe guards its 1 pound

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rifle length moe 12ounces add in the metal fixtures 1pound 4 ounces
a1 triangle guards 9 ounces add in metal fixtures 1 pound 1 ounce

im getting a better scale. this is interesting heh

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I don't have a good scale so I've gone by feel. A year or 2 ago I found tacticalyellowvisor.com all the info is there. There used to be a program that had drop down windows that allowed you to select the parts you wanted on your AR. At the bottom it would give you a total weight.

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yanked the fsb off my m16a1 barrel (doesnt get more milspec than that) the fsb, taper pins, delta ring, barrel nut, endplate all come in at 7.5 ounces on my cheap kitchen scale. +-1 ounce

add in the midlength moe guards its 1 pound
I would have not guessed quite that much but the FSP is cast so its not surprising . My next build Im going to do the same and weigh every piece on our postal scale since it will be a ground up build , I will do LPK springs and all so we have a new future reference of parts weights. Im sure it will vary a little by manufacturer but they will be relatively close .
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yanked the fsb off my m16a1 barrel (doesnt get more milspec than that) the fsb, taper pins, delta ring, barrel nut, endplate all come in at 7.5 ounces on my cheap kitchen scale. +-1 ounce

add in the midlength moe guards its 1 pound
Taper pins? What are those for?
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To hold the FSB on.

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