Lancer makes super-cool gear for ARs and other rifles including buttstocks, handguards, and ultra-durable magazines. This year they branched out into another platform with the launch of their new MPX carbon fiber handguard at SHOT Show.

The hanguard has a number of M-LOK attachment points. Image by Matt Korovesis.
The hanguard has a number of M-LOK attachment points. Image by Matt Korovesis.

The company has fully embraced M-LOK and the new handguard is chock-full of attachment points. The holes are not only at the traditional three, six, and nine o’clock positions but also at 45-degree angles between the three and six and six and nine o’clock positions, so you can mount gear exactly where you want it.

The handguard will be offered in eight-, 10-, and 14-inch variants. As you would expect, the handguard is extremely light, ranging in weights from just four to 6.7 ounces depending on the length, making them just over half the mass of the standard aluminum furniture.

One of the longer MPX handguards.
One of the longer MPX handguards.

The handguard (and the company’s full line of M-LOK-compatible carbon fiber handguards) will be sold direct from Lancer Systems on their site beginning spring 2016. An MSRP was not immediately available, but a representative stated it would be reasonable and in-line with their other handguards.

Matt Korovesis contributed to this article.

Images by Matt Korovesis

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