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Old 04-24-2012, 10:02 AM
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Default MP 15 sport sling mount

Just recently (1 week ago) purchased a MP 15 sport. Looking at the rifle it looks like it has a sling mount where the buffer tube/stock comes out of the receiver.

Can I take a spanner wrench, loosen the nut and rotate this mount to where I can attach a sling?

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Old 04-24-2012, 10:16 AM
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That is the receiver end plate and it indexes on a nub that sticks out directly below the receiver tube. I do not believe that is a sling mount but your receiver end plate. Enjoy your Sport I enjoy mine. Sling mounts that go there are inexpensive and easy to find. If you notice most of them have the indexing nub on them also
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:00 PM
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They do make End Plate sling adapters that put a small loop on the end plate, they are pretty cheap and not hard to install. They do make them that go on rails too but I just don't trust those and I would think it would get in the way of optics.
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When you replace the plate be aware there is the rear take down detent spring on the right hand side facing the butt stock.
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Congrats on your new Sport you won't be sorry! Enjoy!
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