New Magpul AFG2 Fore-Grip
Well the popular Magpul AFG will now be replaced by the Magpul AFG2. What’s changed? The new Magpul AFG2 is shorter, and has a slimmer design, and won’t get in the way of other tactical accessories you decide to put on your rails which was a problem with the AFG1.
I’m interested in how the ATF categorizes the Magpul AFG. If I decide to put it on a pistol (such as a Ak-47 Draco, or AR-15 Pistol), is it considered a forward grip and therefor make the weapon an AOW? Feel free to post comments letting me know.
Here are some pics and the news release from Magpul:
The Gen. 2 Magpul Angled Fore-Grip (AFG2) is a rail-mounted forward grip/index point designed to improve weapon ergonomics and increase shooter speed and efficiency. Unlike conventional vertical fore-grips, the AFG2 takes into account natural body mechanics to provide a comfortable and stable user interface for precise weapon control and recoil mitigation. The AFG2 maintains the same basic functionality as the original AFG1, but features improved compatibility with a wide range of rail systems, accessories, mounts, and rail panels. Due to this capability overlap, production of the AFG1 will be discontinued in late 2010. The AFG2 mounts to milspec M1913 Picatinny Rails. All mounting hardware included.