On an M16, what is the purpose of the magazine fence?

Post your (General Firearms Related) question and it's likely that someone can give you the answer

On an M16, what is the purpose of the magazine fence?

Postby ShortMan » Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:39:21

I cant see a function other than it provides more texture to the weapon.


Active, Reserve or Veteran of the United States Navy  
User avatar
ShortMan
Sharp Shooter
Sharp Shooter
 
Posts: 298
Joined: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 10:16:19
Location: PW County
First Name: Short

Re: On an M16, what is the purpose of the magazine fence?

Postby jdonovan » Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:28:02

provides a built up area around the mag catch that helps prevent accidental magazine release.


User avatar
jdonovan
VGOF Gold Supporter
VGOF Gold Supporter
 
Posts: 1956
Joined: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 10:03:02



Return to Question and Answer

Who is online

Registered users: Google [Bot]

Please Support
Our Sponsors