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  Gen 1 Sub 2000 Forend (Base unit, no rails)

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Price $149.00

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability:: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days
Product Code: R6

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Description Installation Instructions
For Gen 1 Sub 2000, will not fit Gen 2 Sub 2000.
Description + Features
Factory Front Sight Needs Removed For Install, Removing The Factory Front Sight Almost Certainly Requires Destroying It (see installation instructions tab for details).

This forend features many of the same design qualities that our SU forends and PLR forends have. The main feature of this design, however, is that it indexes to repeatable positive positions in 90 degree increments to allow you to keep your optic mounted, zeroed, and still be able to fold the gun. This is accomplished by using the same concept as a picatinny rail but with four 45 degree tangs interfacing with a mating negative in the face of the forend mounting coupler. This provides positive positioning in the X,Y Plane for repeatability. This design also leaves very little room for contaminates to enter the interface.
Changes made since first run include new slot cutouts for more rail options (basically any rail that is 19 slot or under and uses 10-24 screws in bolt hole patterns divisible by .394) and cooling slots machined to accept Ergo LowPro Rail Covers when a rail is not present in that location. Cut rail covers into four rib sections for use. Magpul polymer rails can be used along with their supplied hardware except in the most forward location or rearward location in which case using one of our rail grommets would solve this but rail will protrude slightly out the front. Ours and the Magpul rails will co-witness with either the factory sights or our R7 front sight when using a mount that co-witnesses with AR15 iron sights when mounted on a AR15 A3 flattop reciever that has a 1/2 inch riser. In our example pic mount used was the ARMS22 M68 Aimpoint mount without spacer. Below are pics showing new rail slot cutouts, Ergo Lowpro rail covers, and a pic of the cowitnessing.

To index forend: Loosen knurled nut until it contacts forend (approx 1/10 inch), index forend to desired position, and retighten knurled nut. No tools needed.

Gun Interface-Forend coupler clamps to barrel and also engages back plate on S2K for positioning. Does not allow barrel to unscrew when force is applied to forend.
Features: -
-Indexable to allow top mounted optics to remain on and still fold gun
-Repeatable Zero
-Modular design
-Main Body and Rails CNC Machined From Aircraft Quality Aluminum Stock
-Mil Spec 8625 Black Hard Anodized
-1.725" DIA X 11.2" Length
-Weighs Approx. 14.75 oz
-Black Oxide Steel Screw Posts for Rails and Clamping Bolt
-Grade 8 Screws
-Rails Precisely Located With Bugle Type Flat Head Screw In Combination With Screw Post
-Extended Clamping Screw Post For Increased Thread Engagement/Strength
-Enclosed front
-Made In USA

Average Rating: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 34 Write a review »

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
A must upgrade for any Sub 2000 Owner October 6, 2015
Reviewer: John Eickhoff from Saint Louis, MO United States  
The Red Lion Forearm is significant upgrade to the Sub 2000.    It is very well made and looks like it will hold up under any condition.

What I like

1) Feels solid to hold.  
2) The rotating forearm allows you to still fold the gun.   I only got a top rail.
3) It no longer feels like a plastic toy.

What I don’t like.

1) The sights are not high enough to view thru a EOTECH type optic.   You can rotate it to the side to use the fixed sights.  
2) The screw function to unlock the rotation while good would be better if it was spring loaded so you could change it quickly.  
3) The Cost is way to high.  When you add it all up you are paying just under what you paid for the gun in the first place.

The bottom line.

This is a great upgrade to the Sub 2000.  I would recommend to all.  I liked it so well I ordered a 2nd for my 40SW.    

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Kel-Tec Fore end. September 27, 2015
Reviewer: David Pritchett from Quitman, GA United States  
Lightning fast!. Ordered at 0300  on 9/23/15.... received at 1530 approx. on 9/25/15.. Workmanship is phenomenal in every respect.. Finish is GREAT!.. Instructions were printed too small to read comfortably so I went to You Tube and watched a couple of videos.. It took longer to remove the front sight that do the installation. Now I am just waiting for my optics to put together a mean, lean, home defense and survival rifle. You CANNOT go wrong.. Order NOW!.

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Over the top! August 8, 2015
Reviewer: Mike from Buffalo, NY United States  
This is by far the most thought-out and quality item I have purchased for any gun that I own.  The engineering and workmanship is the best I have seen in a long, long time!  This rail coupled with the RLP front sight turned my Sub2000 into a very functional home defense weapon as well a fun shooter at the range.   This rail opened up a tremendous amount of options to what was a very lackluster, albeit accurate, weapon.  Great Job RLP!!!

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Amazing product! March 21, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Altoona, PA United States  
I just want to say to red lion precision, great job! Theirs nothing like seeing top notched products still made in the U.S. Love the design and for making a nice looking fold out carbine to turn heads at the range! And good job on the flash adapter and the front sights too.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
forend/customer service February 5, 2015
Reviewer: casey hubley from Manhattan, KS United States  
This forend is the best money i have spent. It took my sub 2000 9mm  from a kinda odd duck looking firearm to a work of art. Everything looks great and functions beautifully. The way the forend still fallows the lines of the gun and has a natural look and feel pick up in the feel places keltec them selves lacked. Great job on a great product.
   As for customer service, WOW these guys are great. I dont have a single thing to say bad about them. It has been a long time since anyone has worked so hard to make sure they covered any question i had as well as Made sure i had the right parts. Thanks again guys for a excellent buying experience. Not only would i be happy to do more business with them but i will recommend them to every one i know. Thanks so much for the excellence in professionalism that you have displayed. Your boss should be proud. Good work guys.

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