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handguard

[′hand‚gärd]
(ordnance)
A wooden part on a rifle to protect the shooter's hand from the hot barrel.
The part of a sword or dagger designed to protect the hand.
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Because it featured a long handguard, it could also be fired from sand bags for maximum accuracy.
It also has a Magpul MBUS rear sight and an A2 front sight, a standard M4 carbine handguard with a double heat shield and an A2 Flash Hider muzzle device.
There is another difference between them, but you'd have to look closely or take the handguard off to see.
The new version features a handguard that extends nearly to the muzzle and, to adapt the weapon to personnel of different sizes, three interchangeable pistol grips are available.
The Free float, tripod mountable handguard has provisions for installing a bipod stud and Magpul M-LOK accessories.
One alluring feature is the free-float Diamondhead VRS-T handguard, allowing one lucky winner to customize rails and accessorize to their heart's content
M5 adapter rail system: The M5 can be installed on the M16A2 by replacing the handguard assembly.
Not only is it fully assembled, it has a safety trigger, handguard and chain brake and it comes with a three year guarantee.
One of the swords had the motif "HW" near the handle and a crest on the handguard thought to commemorate King George V, who reigned from 1910-1936.
The new rifle is standard with several Magpul features including a MOE stock on a six position receiver extension tube, a MOE grip designed to enhance ergonomics while providing a positive anti-slip texture and a MOE handguard for improved firearm control.
It is identifiable by the steel disassembly grommet and sling hole in the stock, the cutout recess beneath the bent-down bolt handle, and the upper handguard which ends in front of the rear sight.
The scabbard for a katana is referred to as a saya and the handguard piece was called the tsuba.