Lightweight free-float handguards and AR rails.
Still rocking that old two-piece plastic handguard? Or some heavy quad rail that weighs down your barrel? Sure, building an M16 or M4 clone is cool, but real performance is found in upgrading that old furniture with lightweight, ergonomic stuff: M-LOK slots, free-float rails, Magpul furniture, you get the idea. If you're building your first AR, or simply upgrading your current rifle or pistol, this is a great way to shed weight and improve comfort and accuracy without busting open the bank.
We work with a local U.S. manufacturer - an American small business with years in the industry - to produce incredibly lightweight, tough, and affordable M-LOK handguards. They provide the same performance and durability as those big-brand monolithic rails without costing $200 or more. Each handguard is precision-machined from billet (6061-T6) aluminum, before getting a mil-spec Type III Hardcoat anodized finish that'll perfectly match your current upper and lower receiver.
Upgrading your handguard is relatively simple. If you're swapping out a barrel or finishing up a build, it's the perfect opportunity to upgrade with a new barrel nut and rail system. We've got detailed "how-to" guides covering barrel and handguard installations.
Use our how-to guide to install your handguard and barrel nut!
The M-LOK system has become the #1 choice for most AR owners for quite a few reasons: It's lighter and more comfortable than the average Picatinny/1913 rail, and it provides a solid lock-up that's superior to the Keymod system. We've covered the in-depth comparisons and testing conducted by the U.S. military, whose labs and defense researchers determined M-LOK is the best choice for new small arms and service rifles.
This is why our available handguards, and Magpul's latest furniture, all provide M-LOK rail slots.
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