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Regarding MIL-STD-1913, I just came across this jewel. The document is available on http://quicksearch.dla.mil and the following should be a link directly to the page (saving having to type 1913 into the top search box.)


Is there any rule they managed to follow? Pay attention to the 1999 amendment to the section diagram.

RE: MIL-STD-1913

Doesn't matter. Half the people alleging to manufacture "mil spec" pic rail commercially probably never actually read the MIL-STD-1913 doc anyways.

RE: MIL-STD-1913

We've tried machining our own Picatinny Rails based on the spec. You can't do it.

Instead, we create our own drawing the closely follows MIL-1913, and then verify that our Rail actually fits the mating part before producing the full quantity.


RE: MIL-STD-1913

Look at the datum references [-C-(m)] is not usual.

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