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Posted: 10/15/2002 12:08:34 PM EDT
Has anyone any experience with this?

Link Posted: 10/15/2002 9:17:25 PM EDT
yes what do u want to know??

it was kind of heavy. i got rid of it long ago.
Link Posted: 10/16/2002 3:49:18 AM EDT
The std forend on my AR gets pretty hot and I was looking for something to help insulate my hand from the heat. The Hogue unit looked like it would do the trick and it looked cool too. Heavy, eh? Hmmmmm. I'll have to ponder on that. Thanks
Link Posted: 10/16/2002 9:12:42 AM EDT
it did a good job of shielding the heat. if it was hot out and i was doing alot of shooting, the rubber got alittle softer, but didn't move.
Link Posted: 10/16/2002 11:05:35 AM EDT
How heavy as compared to say the DPMS or JP vented models or the FIRSH?
Link Posted: 10/17/2002 8:21:17 AM EDT
The Hogue I had was on a HBAR 16", and it didn't help on being lighter. I changed to a m4 type barrel and put a DPMS vented tube on. I liked the tube, but I still wanted something lighter. I went to a KA Grip.www.impactguns.com/store/product585.html It is supposed to be as light or lighter than the stock plastic/fiberglass grips. Plus it gives the gun an unique look. The DPMS would be an excellent choice, in fact I will be putting it on my next upper.

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Link Posted: 10/17/2002 10:50:06 AM EDT
Thanks. I have been deciding whether to put a DPMS or JP vented tube on my RRA A4. The rifle is intended for IPSC 3-gun.
Link Posted: 10/17/2002 2:10:32 PM EDT
thats what i use mine for. Isn't the DPMS cheaper than the JP? they both make a good prod.
Link Posted: 10/25/2002 2:11:16 AM EDT
the DPMS is cheaper than JP. its the one i plan on going with. You mentioned the KA grips before. How do those tubes handle heat?
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