High-quality, lightweight, aluminum handguard gives your AK-47 the convenience and versatility of rail mounting for lights, lasers, optics, vertical grips and other accessories. Installs in minutes with no gunsmithing or permanent modifications required. Precision machined from lightweight aluminum alloy, hardcoat anodized for a tough finish that resists surface wear. T-marked MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rails bring your AK up to speed by accepting a wide range of accessories used on the AR-15/M16 platform. Extended Universal Handguard extends the lower rail to 9.5 inches for additional mounting surface. The Extended Model is available with the standard Picatinny top cover.