PLEASE NOTE: This Part will not fit the Ruger AR-556 A-Frame front sight due to the fact that the Ruger A-Frame is not per MIL-SPEC dimensions. This part is manufactured specifically to fit MIL-SPEC A-Frame front sights.
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SLiC Thing Sling And Light Combo Mount
The SLiC Thing (Sling And Light Combo) provides the end user with a lightweight, sturdy, versatile and inexpensive tactical light combo mount for attaching a sling on one side of the weapon and a 2 1/8-inch MIL-SPEC-1913 rail to mount accessories such as a tactical gun light, on the other side. This AR 15 tactical light mount positions the light at one o'clock, the location preferred by most experienced operators to maximize the tactical advantage during dynamic room entries. In addition, most experienced operators prefer that tactical slings be mounted on the side of the weapon, as high as possible to prevent "rifle roll". The SLiC Thing provides this important position by easily mounting onto the AR15/M16 "A-frame" front sight assembly and is fully ambidextrous. The sling swivel accommodates slings up to 1 1/4 inch wide.
The SLiC Thing is manufactured for rugged use from of 6061 T6 solid aluminum alloy, and are Type III hard-coat anodized matte black per mil-spec. Robust and rigid, the SLiC Thing is held in place by counter pressure steel socket head cap screws.
With the addition of the GG&G one inch mounting ring as shown in the above photograph, the SLiC Thing will accommodate most of the excellent one inch diameter tactical weapon light models available today.