RS Regulate GKR AK Handguard – Evolution Of Their Galil Handguard

RS Regulate Galil Rail

If you recall, almost a year to the date, RS Regulate announced their milled Galil handguard. It upgrades your Galil with MLOK or Keymod slots. Well the evolution of that rail is now for AK rifles. The RS Regulate GKR AK Handguard was unveiled last weekend at the Red Oktober rifle match

The factory Galil Handguard is adequate but the RS Regulate handguard truly transforms how the rifle feels in your hand. Not only is it better ergonomically, it is slotted with either MLOK slots or Keymod so you can customize your rifle

The GKR AK handguard is based off the design of RS GAR handguard. “GKR” stands for Galil Kalashnikov Rail and just like the Galil handguard, there is a fence that protects you from touching the gas block. The fence allows heat to escape but keeps your hands safe. Just behind that fence is a QD sling mount. And as you can see in the top photo, the RS Regulate GKR AK handguard is compatible with AK upper handguards.

Photo by RS Regulate

Photo by RS Regulate

Photo by RS Regulate

The initial handguards wll be 10″

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Originally posted on The Firearm Blog