Picatinny rail

About Picatinny rail

The Picatinny rail, also known as a MIL-STD-1913 rail, is a standardized mounting platform for firearms. Initially developed by the Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey, this rail system provides a consistent interface for attaching accessories like scopes, sights, and tactical lights to firearms.

With its origins in military use, the Picatinny rail has become widely adopted in civilian firearms for its versatility and ease of customization. It features a series of ridges with a consistent spacing of 0.206 inches between them, allowing for the secure attachment of various accessories.

This rail system has significantly enhanced the modularity and adaptability of modern firearms, making it a favorite among gun enthusiasts, law enforcement, and military personnel alike. Whether used on rifles, shotguns, or handguns, the Picatinny rail facilitates quick and reliable attachment and detachment of accessories, enhancing the functionality of the firearm.

Schmeisser AR-15 Ultramatch STS
Assault Rifles, Military Guns

Schmeisser AR-15 Ultramatch STS

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CZ 805 Bren A1 – The Shooting Star
Assault Rifles, Military Guns, Rifles

CZ 805 Bren A1 – The Shooting Star

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