MI Midwest Industries G3 Lightweight ML M-LOK Free Float Handguard 8 Sided Gen 3 MI-G3ML12-BLK
Not piston compatible due to the weight relieved top rail. Select standard version for piston systems.
ML12 Rifle 12.625" 8.8 oz with barrel nut
IMPORTANT COMPATIBILITY NOTEThere are many variations in BILLET UPPER RECEIVERS on the market, please check with Billet upper manufacturer to insure fit of this handguard. This handguard is compatible with milspec forged upper receivers as well as the Midwest Industries billet upper receiver.
In 2012 Vltor introduced an “open source” universal attachment system for accessories called Keymod. The desire was brilliant to create an industry standard for directly mounting handguard accessories in a well engineered system with specifications available free for any manufacturer to use. Similar to a classic Beta vs VHS video tape battle, at the 2014 NRA annual meeting, Magpul introduced a new “open source” accessory attachment system known as M-Lok. While both systems are well designed and have the same goal, they have different solutions to the modular rail. I believe both will be around for quite some time since Keymod struck first and has quickly established a well accepted place industry wide. In addition to the powerful Magpul name though, M-Lok does offer several advantages that I feel will push it to the top: