Daniel Defense rails are some of the most popular options for serious AR-15 tinkerers and builders and are a great choice for anyone starting a new build or looking to upgrade a stock rail.
The only problem is, Daniel Defense makes about 80 million different kinds of rail setups, so it can be difficult to sort out exactly which one you want to go on your rifle.
Well, to help with that, we’ve rounded up all of Daniel Defense’s most popular rail options in one place, got our hands on them, and put them through the wringer to give you the best possible idea of which one you should go with.
We’re going to look at the top 11 options out there, and go over everything you need to know about each one. Then we’ll go over some general info about rails in general, and Daniel Defense rails in particular so you can make the most informed choice possible.Let’s get started.