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Shellshocker66
06-29-2011, 6:12 PM
OK so I've been planning on this build for a few weeks. I'm going to go DROS a lower here locally after the 4th. But I have a question on complete uppers. I've had my eye on the PSA 16inch 5.56 upper with MOE rear MBUS and hand guards. I need to know if I decide in the future to ad an optic if I will need to add rails to this upper to attach one? Or can it be attached without the need to add rails?

I'm a total newb to AR's so this might seem like a really dumb question and couldn't find it on the search here.

Thank you in advance for any info and here is a pic of the upper!

http://palmettostatearmory.com/2065.php

http://palmettostatearmory.com/2065.php

Archie B.
06-29-2011, 6:19 PM
OK so I've been planning on this build for a few weeks. I'm going to go DROS a lower here locally after the 4th. But I have a question on complete uppers. I've had my eye on the PSA 16inch 5.56 upper with MOE rear MBUS and hand guards. I need to know if I decide in the future to ad an optic if I will need to add rails to this upper to attach one? Or can it be attached without the need to add rails?

I'm a total newb to AR's so this might seem like a really dumb question and couldn't find it on the search here.

Thank you in advance for any info and here is a pic of the upper!

http://palmettostatearmory.com/2065.php

Go to Magpul website and check. www.magpul.com

Shellshocker66
06-29-2011, 6:28 PM
Go to Magpul website and check. www.magpul.com


Thank YOU!!! I didn't even think to check the magpul site :)

"MOE® Hand Guard, Mid-Length – AR15/M16
The Magpul MOE Hand Guard for AR15/M16 rifles with mid-length gas systems combines the light weight of a standard hand guard with modular flexibility. Slots at the two, six, and ten o'clock positions allow for optional mounting of Picatinny rail sections for tactical lights and other accessories...."

I love Calguns! Thank you again!

1911_Mitch
06-29-2011, 6:30 PM
you can't add rails to an upper per se, unless using something like a RAS system.

If the upper is a flat top upper (with picatinny rails), then you can add an optic with a picatinny rail mount.

If the upper has a fixed carry handle, then you can add an optic on top of the carry handle, or get a different upper with a flat top (flat top uppers all have picatinny rails).

Look at some pictures to compare what you want.