handguard

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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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The Recon Flex saves on the weight and eliminates bulky mounting bases by fully taking advantage of direct attachment at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions of long guns equipped with either M-LOK[R] or Keymod handguards.
OffHand Gear's patterned handguards are slimmer to better fit a woman's usually smaller hand.
The SBRs come with A2-style front sights, flip-up rear sights, and standard carbine handguards with heat shields.
Aero Precision manufactures mil-spec parts and accessories, including AR-15 and AR-10 uppers, lowers, rifles, handguards, barrels and scope mounts.
Long handguards can be found everywhere now, but they originated with competition shooters.
The MCX provides users with the opportunity to easily change stocks, handguards, calibers and barrel lengths, as well as equip its KeyMod rail system with a litany of accessories.
Torque changes on issue guns is easy because the handguards can be removed to access the barrel nut.
THAT MEANS YOU NEED TO KEEP THE OLD BUTTSTOCK AND HANDGUARDS.
The AA122 Archangel OPFOR fore-end is comprised of four pieces: a lower handguard, two upper handguards (one with integral 3.
The SE also gets options of ABS, handguards, panniers and a centre stand.
Depending on who is manufacturing the rifle, there are different calibers, stocks, handguards and barrel lengths in addition to finished quality to consider.