forend

forend

British term for lock front.

lock front, Brit. forend

On a door lock or latch, the plate through which the latching or locking bolt (or bolts) projects.
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The buttstock and forend are totally traditional, with a straight grip, and a dainty splinter forend that has a Deeley push-rod release.
Geissele's next product came in the form of a modular forend for the HK416 and then for the M4 carbine.
Remove the forend, knock out the hinge pin and change barrels.
Other features include: a receiver machined from a single block of steel, solderless barrel system, a lengthened forcing cone to reduce recoil, classic game scene engraving and a fancy black walnut stock and forend.
This has wood on top of the forend rather than the metal heat shield.
Electra USA has been selected as the sole representative of Forend Electrical Materials and Foreign Trade Co.
The forend of these Browning-style guns takes up the rebounding barrel's thump each time it is fired, and Langford needed a new forend at the end of each season.
Most models 4 secure to the forend swivel stud, I yet allow a sling to still be attached.
GG&G's new flashlight mount kit for Mossberg 500/590 shotguns includes a mounting bracket that secures to the forend tube, a factory Mossberg Police synthetic forearm Precision cut to clear the flashlight arid a MIL-STD-1913 rail machined from 6061 T6 aircraft grade billet aluminum alloy and Type III hard anodized matte black, and the bracket is precision machined from rugged 4140 chrome moly steel and manganese phosphated matte black, per mil-specifications.
Ron and company engineer Scott Warburton worked with a stock supplier to mold in an alloy forend spine and unique action cradle.