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mlok, keymod, or picatinny?
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Posted: June 03 2017 at 10:28am | IP Logged Quote justin22885

which is better and why?.. and which one is more easily produced without a lot of specialized equipment?  it seems like you could get by just drilling a bunch of holes in the forearm that you could run a bolt through with a nut on the back side but it seems most accessories will take one of the three options above.. so which one do you think is the easiest to go with?... the mloks look fairly simple to cut so thats where im leaning right now

thoughts?
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Posted: June 05 2017 at 6:09am | IP Logged Quote Paraquat

MLok because I'm a Magpul fanboy.
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Posted: June 05 2017 at 8:28am | IP Logged Quote backbencher

Keymod would seem doable w/ a Dremel.  Picatinny takes a mill and quite a bit of time., but rails will easily bolt on in keymod & mlok.
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Posted: June 05 2017 at 2:28pm | IP Logged Quote justin22885

from the research i gathered is that the keymod pushes in and then slides forward, so to prevent it from sliding back theres some kind of cut in the back side of it or something.. the mlok uses two lugs so it cannot slide forward or back and only needs the t-nut to tighten so i think it would be easier to produce

the picatinny adds a lot of weight, then you need more weight to cover the picatinny so you dont cut yourself on them and cannot be produced from 0% even remotely as easily

but still, are either of these options suitable for small scale 0% builds? cutting the mlok slot is one thing, but making something to fit that slot?.. perhaps drill and tapping accessory mounts would be a better solution?
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Posted: June 06 2017 at 1:32am | IP Logged Quote alexarmy

I would go with MLOK, it is less expensive, has a lightweight design, easy accessory attachment and it is compatible with plastic hand guards.
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Posted: June 06 2017 at 6:18am | IP Logged Quote Paraquat

http://www.moderntacticalonline.com/magpul/_/MOE-Polymer-Rai l-Section-5-slots?gclid=CIm4lpGnqdQCFciEswodNM8KGw

6 bucks. Light weight, plastic, bolt on.
Modular. Scalable. Customizable.
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The picatinny rails look more well established and hardwearing, the keymod/mlok would be better off on handguards and could be used as air vents.
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Posted: June 23 2017 at 1:47am | IP Logged Quote justin22885

mlok, keymod, and the bolt on rail sections all mount to a flat surface though, correct? none of these have a radiused back side to fit a round tube?
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Posted: June 23 2017 at 7:23am | IP Logged Quote Paraquat

Got a ball mill?

I once ran a 3/4 ball mill down a segment of rail for a friend's 1911. Two flat head screws to secure it and he was happy with his removable bolt in rail.



They make them...

But my Remington free float tube is a different diameter than my YHM, than my Blackthorne, than my 9mm, than my UTG, etc etc.

So many different diameters and flavors. If you're making the fore end, surely you can drag an endmill down a segment of rail.

Also, there's some old school witchcraft for kicking the head of a Bridgeport to change the angle. I forget the verbiage but, if you took a cross section of the endmill on an angle, you get an ellipse that can cut different diameters.

angle = cosine of Tool diameter/Diameter you want

So to make a 1 1/2" with a 1" square end mill you'd kick the head 41 degrees.
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Posted: June 23 2017 at 4:39pm | IP Logged Quote justin22885

im mostly done with a couple versions of the main rifle design ive been working on but was just looking to add a little more versatility, i do not personally even use anything that requires a rail though except for perhaps the top of the receiver and im still trying to find the best way to do that short of welding a steel picatinny on top
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