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Bolt Thrower
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Which model? Are you going to tape a streamlight polytac on for a weaponlight?
 
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I don’t know the model. It’s the 16 inch front sight block model. I actually plan on outfitting it the way my agency issues it to patrol guys. Vortex Spark and Streamlight TLR-1HL




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Posts: 36383 | Location: Logical | Registered: September 12, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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What's the cliche, I reject your reality and insert my own?

Simple = adapting to the rifle's limitations.
Gucci = adapting the rifle to my limitations.

It doesn't really matter either way as long as the goal is to improve.

Based on my criteria, I voted no.


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Simple = adapting to the rifle's limitations.
Gucci = adapting the rifle to my limitations.

I like that. Well said. Maybe not THE way to look at it, but a nice way to perhaps put a big chunk of the question into perspective.
 
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I like the KISS principle.
The more you add, the more that will go wrong.

I have an LMT Defender 2000 as my Work Gun. Heavy lil sucker. So the more I add, the heavier it gets.

Light, sling, red dot.
Same for my HD AR.

If I was going back overseas, or was playing with Night Vision again, an APTIAL / IR Light-Laser is almost a must have.


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Originally posted by jljones:
It’s like a sling condom, right?

Always tarp your load.
 
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I like the KISS principle.
The more you add, the more that will go wrong.

That's not the definition of "Gucci".
Wilson Combat, BCM, etc are Gucci carbines.
PSA, S&W, Anderson, etc are mil spec simple carbines and for the poors.
 
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Originally posted by Brother:
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Originally posted by RogueJSK:
In the middle. A few more options than a bare bones carbine, but not full-on Gucci.

Light
Sling
Optic
BUIS
Medium extended charging handle
Stubby vertical foregrip (used more like a hand stop)


This me as well . . .

Mostly me as well, but there are a couple that have more.


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Split the difference maybe?

I don't think I qualify as a "gear queer" but I do add a few items to any rifle that may be used.

The work gun was bought as a stock RRA Entry Tactical (their name) carbine. It had a basic 6 position stock, and fixed irons with a mount "handle" that was useless as a handle but a good rear sight.

I removed that, and put in a BUIS rear sight, Aimpoint Micro red dot, removed the stock hand guard and installed a quad rail. I added a stub VFG, Surefire flashlight, and upgraded to a BCM medium size charging handle (easier to use and grip than stock). Lastly I added a sling mount on the rear buffer plate, because it didn't come with one and we are required to have a sling to use the rifle on duty.

I consider those all upgrades and functional ones. I thin a red dot optic is a worthwhile upgrade on any gun. Same with a larger charging handle and VFG. I consider a light a MUST HAVE on any gun that may be used for defensive purposes.





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Stubby vertical foregrip (used more like a hand stop)


Like this?



"JMAC Customs has announced the release of their HRD MLOK handstop in anodized Gucci Green.



https://attackcopter.com/2023/...stop-in-gucci-green/


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Fighting the good fight
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Originally posted by RogueJSK:
Stubby vertical foregrip (used more like a hand stop)

Like this?


No, that's an actual handstop.

I'm talking about a short vertical grip like this:
https://bravocompanyusa.com/bc...ok-compatible-black/
or this
https://bravocompanyusa.com/ta...vertical-grip-black/

Used more like this:
 
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Still finding my way
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Stubby foregrips are the shizznit. I too use it like in the picture.
It's also handy if you're walking or standing for long periods of time. Having two vertical grips lessens fatigue.
 
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Maybe someone will come along to inform us that C Clamp is the debil.




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I like medium-simple:
ALG triggers, Geiselle charging handles, and a Fastfire red dot.
Solid and reliable.

Bruce






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I guess I'm Gucci. 2 LMT MRP quadrail M4geries w/ Trijicon MROs. Geiselle triggers, BCM charging handles, enhanced LMT bolts. One is DI and the other is a Piston.



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I identify as a Dolce & Gabbana carbine owner. My pronouns are Kate Spade and Prada.



 
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Some of both and the full spectrum in between.


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quote:
Originally posted by CPD SIG:
I like the KISS principle.
The more you add, the more that will go wrong.

That's not the definition of "Gucci".
Wilson Combat, BCM, etc are Gucci carbines.
PSA, S&W, Anderson, etc are mil spec simple carbines and for the poors.


The next line-
LMT Defender 2000

Would that qualify as "Gucci"? Cool


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I bling no more than to NM level with AR



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