handguard


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
223), the SAINT's high-end features include Springfield Armory's exclusive Accu-Tite tension system, a blast diverter equipped muzzle and a free-float handguard.
But in my hands, it feels lighter--due, I think in part to its ultra-slim handguard.
The rifle also has CMMG's own 15-inch, free-float, 6061 T6 aluminum RML15 M-LOK handguard.
Think of the handguard with a portion that extends over the top of the upper receiver and attaches to it.
This aluminum handguard has a continuous top rail with T-marked rail slots and M-Lok mounting slots all around its circumference.
Also, a removed, offending barrel nut tooth will be concealed by the delta ring assembly and handguard.
0 handguard for super fast handling, efficient cooling and comfort.
The Free float, tripod mountable handguard has provisions for installing a bipod stud and Magpul M-LOK accessories.
M5 adapter rail system: The M5 can be installed on the M16A2 by replacing the handguard assembly.
If you're dead set on using it for coyotes, we recommend an Auto-Ordnance Handguard Mount with an EOTech or Aimpoint, merging old technology with new.
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.