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Old May 17, 2013, 09:34   #1
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Inch vs metric furniture

Dumb question: are they the same (interchangeable) or different enough I cannot use, say, metric furniture in an inch FAL?
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Old May 17, 2013, 09:47   #2
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Very different....ONLY thing interchangeable would be the Hand Guards.....
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Old May 17, 2013, 12:06   #3
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Very different....ONLY thing interchangeable would be the Hand Guards.....
Inch HG rings are a bit smaller in ID than metrics. Inch HG's wobble in most metric HG rings. Metric HG's need trimming on the tabs to fit inch HG rings.
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Handguards are the only thing interchangeable and a small bit of fitting may or may not be required to do it.
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