Bushmaster M17S Lightening

The modified firearm in this article does not belong to me.

This is a stock photo of a factory Bushmaster M17S Gen.1.
M17S Gen1

This is a stock photo of a factory Bushmaster M17S Gen.2.
M17S Gen2

This is what they look like without the handle on them.
M17S_Ferdelance_600

This is what it looks like when you take a hand drill to the handguards to lighten the firearm.
M17S Gen2 drill

This was the idea (Photoshop mock-up) of how to make it much lighter, and work around the existing holes.
M17S_Ferdelance_idea_600

This is what it looks like when a computer controlled lathe cuts larger holes over those smaller hand drill holes.
AGC_BM-M17S_MA

We will show photos of the rifle reassembled when we receive them. This looks like it will significantly lighten the rifle.

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