Handguard selection for 13.9 recce build

Bighoss91

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So I've decided to build a do everything rifle with high quality parts. It's a 13.9 inch Criterion barrel will have a solgw nox flash hider pinned and welded. I'm looking for handguard recommendations I thought I had a line on an older 13 inch geissele rail but it ended up being 13.5. The barrel is on back order and I don't think the 13.5 will give me enough room for my deadair can. I'm looking for something in the 11.5-13 inch range that's of equal quality to the giessele. Fairly light yet durable. I thought I would ask the crowd for their experiences?
 

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I really like the kac urx4 but I'm also kinda looking at a 12.5 PRI gen3. Does anyone have one of the PRI handguards to give a little feed back on how they like it?
 

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I really like the kac urx4 but I'm also kinda looking at a 12.5 PRI gen3. Does anyone have one of the PRI handguards to give a little feed back on how they like it?
I had a gen2 on clone build I sold it about 5 years ago. I liked the rail alot It was just heavy especially if you add the spr rail. FYI you have to buy the wrench separately or use a strap wrench.
 

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I had a gen2 on clone build I sold it about 5 years ago. I liked the rail alot It was just heavy especially if you add the spr rail. FYI you have to buy the wrench separately or use a strap wrench.
Ok that's what I was worried about was the weight with the full length spr top rail.

I may have found an actual 13" geissele Mk4 just waiting on an email confirming the length. If anyone knows any were that may have one a heads up would be really appreciated.
 

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This is what I have on my 13.9 Criterion build (great minds think alike) and I love it. It’s my favorite upper.

In general I think MI is very underrated, or at least not mentioned enough in this realm.
 
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