Tacticool22 Introduces New Free Float Handguard for the Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22

Tacticool22 Introduces New Free Float Handguard for the Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22
Tacticool22 Introduces New Free Float Handguard for the Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22

Springfield, OR-(Ammoland.com)- Tacticool22 introduced their first line of tactical handguards, initially focusing on the highly-popular Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 platform.

The Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Free Float Handguard by Tacticool22 is a highly-engineered piece that fits tightly against the M&P15-22 receiver, eliminating the gap commonly seen between the receiver and other handguards. These are also more rigid than the factory plastic handguard to help retain accuracy.

The split-top Picatinny rail at the 12 o’clock position significantly reduces weight, while still enabling the shooter to bridge optics on the rear of the receiver or install front sights. The handguard also features M-LOK® accessory slots at the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions, and 3 limited rotation, push button sockets at the front in the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions.

“We’re excited about our new handguard because it fills the need for an aluminum free float handguard for the M&P15-22. We’ve had many requests over the years, so this handguard is long overdue,” says Jody Scott, Owner of Tacticool22. “Our handguard adapters have always been great sellers, and we decided it was time to also make the best handguard available to fit the reputable M&P15-22.”


  • Free float handguard
  • Fits the Smith & Wesson® M&P®15-22
  • Unique cuts to reduce weight
  • M-LOK accessory slots
  • 3 limited rotation, push button sockets
  • Barrel nut and mounting hardware included. No “timing” or shims needed.
  • Made in the USA


  • Material: 6061-T6 aluminum
  • Finish: MIL-SPEC hard coat anodizing
  • Inside diameter: 1.36″
  • Outside width: 1.5″
  • Height: 2″ from bottom M-LOK flat to the top of the Picatinny rail
  • Length: 10″, 12.5″, and 15”
  • Weight (without hardware): 6.2 oz (10″), 7.5 oz (12.5″), and 8.7 oz (15”)
  • Weight of hardware: 2.4 oz


The included proprietary barrel nut fits the following Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 models:

  • M&P15-22 Gen 1
  • M&P15-22 Gen 2
  • M&P15-22 Sport
  • Performance Center M&P15-22 Sport
  • M&P15-22 Pistol

Offered in 10″ (SKU: HG-10MLKRAIL-MP1522), 12.5″ (SKU: HG-12MLKRAIL-MP1522), and 15″ inch (SKU: HG-15MLKRAIL-MP1522) lengths. Includes a barrel nut and mounting hardware. Developed for the M&P15-22 platform, these handguards are backed by 10 years of tactical and AR manufacturing experience, and are on sale now at www.tacticool22.com.

About Tacticool22Tacticool22

Tacticool22 is one of the original manufacturers of high-quality barrel thread adapters for the Ruger 10/22, Smith & Wesson M&P15-22, and other 22LR rifles. Over the years we have expanded to offer a broad line of quality aftermarket parts, tools, and accessories for other AR platform calibers, including barrel thread adapters, muzzle brakes, thread protectors, barrel shrouds, handguards, sling mounts, and other firearm parts. We are a veteran-owned business based in Springfield, Oregon. All of our innovative products are designed and manufactured in the USA. For more information on our company and our products, please visit www.tacticool22.com

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Steve Hlavacek

I have purchased one of your handguards for my 15/22. My gun smith says he cannot install the handguard because it would void the warrantee on the suppressor.. I have talked with you before and was wondering how much you would charge to do the change and if the change would impact the warrantee on the suppressor? Can you help me. Thank you, Steve