Primary Features of the Daniel Defense KeyMod 12.0 Slim Rail
Compatible with AR-15
Precision Machined from 6061-T6 Aluminum
Mil-Spec Hard Coat Anodized
Included Mounting Hardware (Barrel nut, Wrench Adapter, Bolts, Allen Wrench)
Free Floating design
Integrated QD Sling Sockets
Overview of the Daniel Defense 12.0 Slim Rail
The Daniel Defense KeyMod 12.0 Slim Rail is a premium quality handguard for your AR-15. The Slim Rail takes advantage of the new KeyMod accessory mounting system. The KeyMod system has many advanced features that make it more desirable than the older Picatinny quad rails. This Handguard has a huge number of features that make it perfect for your AR-15 build. The manufacturing quality of Daniel Defense is second to none. Buy yours today, you won’t be disappointed!
Built to Be The Best
The Daniel Defense Slim Rail was designed to be a top tier AR-15 rail system. With this in mind, the engineers & designers at Daniel Defense made sure to pay attention to the details. This attention to detail start at choosing the correct material to build the rail from. The Slim Rail starts out as a solid billet of 6061-T6 aluminum that is when precision machined down to it’s final force. 6061 aluminum is a very high quality aluminum that is used regularly in the aircraft industry. This material is known for it’s high tensile strength and light weight, making it the ideal choice for a durable and easily handled AR-15 handguard.
To ensure a strong lockup with your receiver, Daniel Defense has integrated it’s patented bolt-up mounting system into the slim rail. This mounting system ensure a firm and secure mount to your AR-15 upper receiver. Holding this mount in place, Daniel Defense provides you with high quality grade 8 military spec fasteners.
Modularity of the Slim Rail
The Slim rail gives you 3 full-length sections of KeyMod accessory mounting slots. These slots are located at the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock position on the rail. This gives you the opportunity to mount your KeyMod compatible accessories in several different position so that they are right were you want them. In addition to KeyMod compatibility, the Daniel Defense rail also has a full length top Picatinny rail section. This top rail section allows you to mount any Picatinny compatible accessory, such as night vision equipment of your back-up iron sight.
Packed With Features
The Daniel Defense Rail system is pack full of useful features to make your life easier. The SLiM rail was integrated sling swivel attachment points built into the rail interface. These QD attachment points are located on both side of the rail at the 1 and 11 o’clock position. These multiple sling attachment points will work equally well for either left or right handed shooters.
The Slim was was designed as a free floating rail system. By free floating your barrel, this allows for the maximum accuracy potential of your AR-15. Since your barrel will be free floating, there will not be and disturbance to the barrel, allow for greater consistency than a non-free floating system.