AR15 tactical light mounting?

AR15 tactical light mounting?

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    AR15 tactical light mounting?

    I want to mount a "tac" light to my favorite AR15 and I don't want to buy over priced rails to mount it on.
    I've got an A2 Bushmaster carbine and want to keep it simple. So that being said I am looking for a good, inexpensive way to mount either a "tac" light or laser (like crimson trace) but not at that price.
    What says you guys?? Any ideas?

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    You should check out the rails that bolt to your front sight pillar. They are inexpensive and give you about 2" of rail on both sides of the front sight.
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    Weaponlight mount pic thread? -

    Pay special attention to this post. It's a Midwest Industries MCTAR FSB rail mount (an all around solid mount). I have a Vltor Scout light mount and Surefire G2 LED mounted to mine. Some people mount their lights to a rail section added to the plastic handguards, but I have long arms and mounting the light further out by the FSB of my 16" middy is more comfortable for me. A Surefire X300 would be ideal, but the G2/Scout/MI mount combo costs a lot less.

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    GG&G has a single piece mount for the stock hand guards. I used one for several years before my current Bushmaster. All you'd need to do is drill a couple of holes. I still have the complete hand guard set with the mount on the left side approximately 10 o'clock if you're interested. Carbine length....7 1/4" I think.
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    You could try this, too:

    49572 - AR-15, M16 & M4 Triple Rail Mount, Black

    Elzetta makes this mount, which is cool because you won't have to buy the flashlight mount in addition to a piece of rail to attach it to.

    Elzetta ZFH1500 Tactical Flashlight Holder for AR15/M16 - Black [ELZ-ZFH1500B] - $24.95 : Area 51 Tactical, 334 375-7153
    Last edited by nasal; December 15th, 2009 at 08:35 AM. Reason: Adding more information

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