I agree. Has some kind of replacement railed handguards, and non-folding iron sights.
Originally Posted by VAMarine
That slick-sided upper doesn't have a brass deflector bump, so shooting it left-handed might not be pleasant (hot case-in-the-face could be dangerous -- seriously!). Also no ejection port dust cover, so no way to keep dust out of the upper/bolt-carrier area when woodswalking/hunting/outdoor target shooting. For a right-handed occasional shooter that won't be running it hard or hot, it might be just fine.
"Placement is power" -- seen in an article by Stephen A. Camp
(RIP, Mr. Camp; you will be remembered, and missed)