A good AR-15 Handguard is one of the best ways to build a rifle from the ground up without sacrificing weight, durability, or functionality, and this ATLAS R-ONE handgun from Aero Precision is one component you need to seriously consider. Machined from aerospace-grade 6061-T6 aluminum, the ATLAS R-ONE features an Aero Precision proprietary attachment system that guarantees your handguard is locked down tight enough to prevent even the slightest rotation. On top of the ATLAS R-ONE handguard is a full-length 10.3-inch Picatinny rail offering plenty of landscape for your favorite accessories. The ATLAS R-ONE is Aero Precision’s Aero Taper Lock Attachment System that features twin tapered locking nuts designed to distribute any clamping pressure evenly on the Aero Precision custom-built, machined barrel nut. If you’ve had your eyes on the S-ONE handguard, note that the R-One has the exact same low-profile features but comes with an integrated Picatinny rail. Although the ATLAS R-ONE has an inside diameter of only 1.3 inches, it’s still compatible with most low-profile gas blocks.
- Length: 10.3″
- 6061-T6 Aluminum
- Full Length Picatinny Rail
- QD Sling Sockets: 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions
- Installation Hardware Included
- Burnt Bronze Cerakote
The ATLAS R-ONE also integrates seamlessly with the Aero M4E1 threaded upper receivers and is compatible with most Mil-Spec receivers, which means you have a wealth of configuration options on your build. Quick-detach sling sockets are a feature of the ATLAS R-ONE handguard that’s proven to be an oversight for many AR15 aftermarket manufacturers. Although Aero Precision makes the ATLAS R-ONE in various lengths, attachment systems, and finishes, this specific ATLAS R-ONE is 10.3 inches long to cover a mid or rifle length AR-15 gas system.