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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 12/23/2005 4:59:28 PM EST
Where can I buy a good cheap handguard removal tool?
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 5:03:25 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/23/2005 5:04:15 PM EST by Gunzilla]
ummmm, try the same tools you used to type this post with

...try Brownells
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 5:06:07 PM EST
yup.. that's where i got mine.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 5:08:22 PM EST
can't remember where I got mine but they are mostly the same price
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 5:26:06 PM EST
I got mine at birth. Matching set, one on the right (even came with a trigger finger) and the left one is equipped to slap the bolt release.

Good for taking out the garbage too.

But Brownells will work also.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 5:38:54 PM EST
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Link Posted: 12/23/2005 6:06:22 PM EST
I thought about buying one before I got my new friend. Glad I didn't. I can do it with my hands. I am not overly strong or anything. It may take me a few tries but I can do it. It is definitely easier with two people though. There is a thread somewhere I believe that shows how to make one for about $3.00 if you want to go that route.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 6:17:14 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/23/2005 6:27:51 PM EST by twonami]
I don't know why but the rifle length hand guards seem to be easier to remove than the carbine length. In either case I was able to remove it with my bare hands till I fucked up my left paw so I have to use the tool now.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 6:21:12 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/23/2005 6:21:41 PM EST by dmcblaster]
I can remove the stock guards with ease...its these yhm guards thats hard to get on and off.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 6:32:09 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/23/2005 6:33:22 PM EST by brushdog]
I just use a large set of pliers with the rubber coated handles. I put the delta ring in between the coated handles and push down.

ETA: To answer your question, Tapco, EE, Brownells.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 6:35:50 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 7:47:17 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/23/2005 7:51:58 PM EST by ybh_613]
I messed this one up to the wall.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 7:48:08 PM EST
tapco.com $14.99
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 7:57:41 PM EST
I'm one of those guys who buys the RIGHT tool for every job, even if I'm only using it once. That being said, I bought one after the first time I removed my handguard and reinstalled it. I've never used it since I bought it, but the next time I decide to remove my handguard, it will be a breeze.

When I ordered a new forearm for my Rem 870 shotgun, I made sure to get one of those nut wrenches and boy did that make all the difference in the world. Even with the right tool, it was tough.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 7:58:06 PM EST
ADCO Firearms Has a good set. thats where i got mine from they are very well built ( heavy duty).
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 8:35:29 PM EST
I built my own. Cost me nothing.
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