Mounting a Streamlight Tl 2-x to an AR

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nrv216
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Mounting a Streamlight Tl 2-x to an AR

Post by nrv216 » 03 Jun 2012, 19:33

Hey guys,

My brother is building an AR and wants to eventually mount his streamlight on it. He does not like the streamlight mount on their website for some reason and I was wondering what alternatives there are and if you guys had any recommendations. Problem seems to be that most mounts are 1" and streamlights are .9" diameter. Thanks!

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Re: Mounting a Streamlight Tl 2-x to an AR

Post by Rapier1772 » 03 Jun 2012, 19:56

I used a scope ring to mount my flashlight to my AR. You could either file/grind down a bit of the mating surfaces (where the rings come together) or put a slice of inner tube rubber inside the ring to compensate for the difference in diameters.
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Re: Mounting a Streamlight Tl 2-x to an AR

Post by nrv216 » 04 Jun 2012, 16:45

Thanks Rapier,

We actually ended up finding a mount that he really liked. It was the streamlight low profile mount. I will definitely remember those tips when it comes time to try to mount my klarus!

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