The VLTOR CASV is unusual in offering a continuous length of Picatinny Rail that attaches to the top of the existing flat top on carbine length gas systems. The carbine’s existing sight tower can be retained but the bottom sling swivel (if fitted) must be removed. This gives a slightly raised mounting of optics and back-up iron sights. The CASV hand guard comes with five additional rails – one 6″, two 4″ and two 2″ that can be bolted on at the 12, 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions and the two lower 45° positions. This enables you to add and detach rails as you wish and provides great versatility in the positioning of accessories. You can easily detach the bottom half of the CASV RIS to mount an M203 grenade launcher.
No gunsmithing is required to fit the CASV quad rail which attaches to the flat-top Picatinny rail and the barrel nut. VLTOR recommed that you lave the existing Delta ring in place. The VLTOR CASV EL hand guard is the extended length version and is avalable in Black or two-tone Foliage Green and Black or Flat Dark Earth and Black. The unit is machined from aluminum, hardcoat anodized with stainless steel mounting hardware. The CASV EL is 13-7⁄8″ (35.2cm) OAL, 2-1⁄8” (5.4cm) wide, 2¾” (7cm) high without bolt-on rails attached.
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