• One-piece free float design
  • All SLR KeyMod's double as built in QD swivel mounts (QMod)
  • 6 picatinny rail slots at the front 12 o'clock position and 2 picatinny slots at receiver junction
  • Compatible with all Mil-Spec AR-15 uppers
  • Low profile built in 3-slot picatinny rails with QD swivel slot at 3 and 9 o'clock up front
  • Four 45-degree full KeyMod surface
  • KeyMod slots on 7 sides - 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 11 o'clock positions
  • Proven Slip fit locking mount design - much more secure than a clamp type mount
  • Proven Anti Slip Design keys into barrel nut
  • Billet Anti Rotation Insert (black insert included)
  • No barrel nut shims required for installation
  • Compatible with most known low profile gas blocks
  • Barrel nut and wrench included


  • Material:
    • Handguard: 6061 Aluminum
    • Barrel Nut: 7075 Aluminum
  • Finish: Anodize
  • Weight (Including Barrel Nut and Hardware):
    • 13.7-Inch: 12.1 oz.
    • 15.7-Inch: 13.1 oz.
  • Inside Diameter: 1.3"
  • Height: 2"
  • Width: 2.27"


  • Mil-Spec AR-15 uppers


  • 1x ION Hybrid KeyMod Handguard
  • 2x Mounting screws (Requires a 9/64 Hex Wrench for installation, NOT included)
  • 1x Anti rotation insert
  • 1x Aluminum barrel Nut
  • 1x Barrel Nut Wrench


Some things are hard to give up. If you’re a die-hard Picatinny guy with a real need to move into some KeyMod accessories, SLR Rifleworks offers a handguard that can make the transition into the modern world a little less painful. The SLR ION Hybrid KeyMod Handguard lets you have your cake and eat it, plus get a good bite out of the next guy’s lunch.

A True Hybrid for the Guy Who Can’t Comply

When everyone else is either stuck firmly in the past or rushing on to the next best thing, you take a little more moderate approach. You have your favorite Picatinny accessories and optics, of course, but you’re ready to step forward into the light and try the convenience of modern KeyMod attachment technology. The SLR ION Hybrid KeyMod Handguard is your perfect companion.

What is it?

The ION Hybrid is a quality lightweight handguard that gives you the advantage of a proprietary mounting system that solidly free floats the guard without requiring a miserable multi-stage mounting process or a clamp on version that; bound to fail in one manner or another. This iteration of the ION Hybrid features a Picatinny top rail, as well as 3 slot Picatinny mounting rails at 3 and six o’clock on the forend of the handguard. Like its brothers, this one features generous KeyMod rails and multiple quick disconnect sockets allowing the shooter to use favorite sling and support positions.

Do it All and Just a Little More

The SLR ION Hybrid Key Mod Handguard lets you top mount optics, use 45, 90 or 180-degree mounting schemes and still holds firm under use. This may be a lightweight Key Mod handguard but it features the heavyweight performance you need to give yourself and edge.

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