Anyone here who has ever owned/used a Steyr AUG knows that they are great guns with one exception (edit* two. I forgot the trigger). They are cursed with a cool looking but horribly shoddy, wobbly fore-grip. This is a cover/guide on the steps I took to replace this. There have been numerous attempts to remedy this grip, both by reinforcing it and by filling its hollow plastic with something to quiet the spring and make it feel more solid. I even went to the extremes of rubber coating it multiple times with multiple products, all of which were still not much of an improvement. Most people just end up taking the confounded thing off if it doesn't break off on its own. Mind you, not all AUGs use this fore-grip. The ASG xs and the TM highcycle in particular have a rather solid rail on which theirs is mounted. Now, I like the A2 in looks and functionality, so after a year of trying to find a decent fix, I finally found it. I had noticed for a long time that the rail used on the CQB AUGs is on a very similar bracket to the A2. I loved the idea of having a solidly mounted rail so I set out to try to find one... Not an easy task. Both ASG and TM do not sell theirs and didn't have any in the extra parts bin. There is basically no way to get one except off of a boneyard gun. I finally found a 10 yr old kid selling a broken ASG at my local field. Long story short (somewhat shorter), I offered him 20 bucks for the rail and another 20 for 5 midcap mags. VVV The bracket was indeed very similar looking. However, when i tried putting it on my gun it just didn't fit flush and the holes for the pin were nowhere near each other.. VVV Apparently the AUGs with the folding grip are made to have an extra little piece of metal on the bracket as circled in the pic below. This piece of metal reinforces the cheap folding grip when it is down (I think?). VVV Not wanting to remove this piece in case I ever want to sell the gun or put the old grip back on for some unheard of reason, I decided to drill a hole in the new rail in which the metal flange could sit. The rail backing turned out to be pretty tough which was actually a pleasant surprise and an improvement over the industry standard pot metal I had been expecting. I used a rotary tool with a drill bit and got through it with a bit of time and effort. VVV This made the pieces fit together a lot better, but still not perfect and the pin holes still didn't quite line up perfectly. After grinding of a bit of metal here, here, and here, I was able to tap the pin into place. VVV I managed to scratch the pin up a bit tapping it in, but it works like a charm. Absolutely no wobble. It makes the whole gun feel really solid, and that's without even adding a grip yet. Most noticeable to me is the lack of creaking and spring sound coming from the old wobbly grip. Feels like I always dreamed it would. I'm in heaven. VVV Congrats to anyone who made it to the bottom of this. To anyone looking to do this mod and lucky enough to find the rail, feel welcome to pm me with any questions. I will admit that getting the pin holes to match up took a decent amount of time trying to figure out where to grind. It looks like the holes on these things are drilled by hand when it is on the original gun so there is no uniformity to where the hole sits. That explains why the part is not available from the manufacturer as a replacement PS. I'm still not sure what kind of grip would be good now. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I can't decide if a short grip would be better since the rail sits lower now. Maybe even a folding one if i could find one that folds forward. Cheers!