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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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Many of today's popular AR handguards slip over the barrel nut and have a couple of screws that pinch the handguard at the bottom.
The SIG716 is an enhanced AR platform featuring a 16-inch barrel, M-LOK handguard and a six-position telescoping stock.
Many of the shirts and stickers SIG is selling have the Tread logo in yellow or on a yellow background--mimicking the yellow field of the Gadsden flag--and I'm surprised SIG doesn't put the logo on the lower receiver instead of--or in addition to--the handguard. Hint, hint.
I'm talking about an adjustable buttstock, a specialized handguard that is designed to accept all sorts of accessories, and a top-mounted Picatinny rail for installing optics.
Features include a 15" slim, streamlined billet aluminum handguard, a RISE Armament RA-535 Advanced-Performance Trigger with a 3.5-lb.
As a shooter or custom gun builder, you now have to consult two different rulebooks before selecting a handguard and read them every year to make sure that changes in wording or requirements don't catch you flat footed.
Once the trigger housing is fitted we begin fitting the handguards. The metal clip from the original rear handguard was salvaged and installed on the new Minelli wood with a set of handguard clip pliers from Badger Ordnance (Brownell's 093-200-050).
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.
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.