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Posted: 9/24/2003 10:40:33 AM EDT
I am interested in buying a new grip for my M16 and I am not sure what is out there to choose from. Any help is appreciated!!
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 11:24:48 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/24/2003 11:25:36 AM EDT by Jeep29]
My current project has a First Samco G27 grip. I've fired several rifles with this grip and it is very comfortable. It also has a removable plug with spaces for storage of two batteries in the plug or just to keep spare springs, etc. in the grip. They go for around $24. [img]http://www.hunt101.com/img/060932.JPG[/img]
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 1:51:18 PM EDT
I have a pachmeyer (sp?) grip and an ergo on two HD carbines and a sierra precision on my range rifle. I like the pachmeyer and ergo witha maybe a slight edge going to the ergo and the SP is pretty nice but a little short for my largish hands. All are improvements to the stock A2 grip IMO. I am probably going to try a battle grip next for its storage potential. I must say i haven't been tempted by any of fobus's offerings except a paddle holster which turned out to be a POS.
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 1:59:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/7/2003 7:41:51 AM EDT by M4-guy]
Here are few of more popular grips I've seen recently: -[b]Duckbill grip[/b], $8 No grooves, has extended tongue that fits under the rear of the trigger guard (a la the gapper) -[b]Stowaway grip[/b], $13 Storage area with hinged floorplate; A2 profile. -[b]Hogue grip[/b], $20 Rubber surface with finger grooves. -[b]Falcon Industries Ergo grip[/b], $22 Available in right/left/ambi versions; has subtle finger grooves and textured surface. -[b]First Samco[/b], $24 See above. -[b]Sierra Precision Rifles, SPR grip[/b], $28 Large grip with groove and thumb shelf, smooth surface. -[b]Tango Down Battlegrip[/b], $30 No grooves, storage space is designed for various battery sizes, includes spacers. Smooth and textures surfaces available. Prices shown are approximate retail. Again, this is by no means a comprehensive list, just what I've seen lately.
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 2:02:34 PM EDT
I've got Hogue grips on several of mine, and like them a lot. I have a Sierra grip on one and like it too. Best bet is get to a shoot and check them all out and find out what works best for you.
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 3:46:14 PM EDT
The "best" grip is the one that fits "your" hand the best and is the most comortable. If you can go to a show and find all the different grips you can get your hands on, or try to get together with some people in your area. I don't want to sound like a smarta## but, this really turns into a ford versus chevy debate, remember this is YOUR weapon there are many like it but this one is YOURS.
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 4:27:35 PM EDT
ive got the g27 on mine. i really like it but for my next build ill use an ergo, just cause.. [img]http://www.fototime.com/{5BE0DE0D-3E74-4F78-A5F4-0D3D2FB62C85}/picture.JPG[/img]
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 4:43:48 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 6:07:24 PM EDT
I have 3 Hogues, one G27, and one Sierra Precision. I like the Hogue the best; the G27 is very nice, but has a platicky feel that isn't as nice as the Hogue. The SP is nice too, but if I could only have one aftermarket grip, it would be the Hogue, hands down. Now, if Fobus made the G27 out of the same stuff Hogue uses, THAT would be a keeper!
Link Posted: 9/24/2003 6:24:03 PM EDT
I prefer the ol' A1 pistolgrip (see pic) [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=3031[/img]
Link Posted: 9/25/2003 4:28:30 PM EDT
Here's a picture of my Ergo-grip ambi grip which I got [url=http://www.ergogrips.net/ar15.html]HERE[/url] [img]http://mysite.verizon.net/res6zfyi/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/p9250051.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 9/25/2003 9:04:59 PM EDT
im partial to the ergo-ambi as well... very grippy, and very comfortable...
Link Posted: 10/6/2003 1:37:11 PM EDT
I have 4 ambi Ergo's on 3 rigs. [;)]
Link Posted: 10/6/2003 1:44:48 PM EDT
Vote for the Duckbill here. Last price I saw was $7.99.
Link Posted: 10/10/2003 6:02:48 PM EDT
I've had Hogues on pistols and now on the AR. They are very nice. I couldn't stand the original grip. No offense to the old-timers... [;)]
Link Posted: 10/10/2003 10:35:23 PM EDT
I have the Samco (Fobus) on most of my AR's. It is Excellent! Fits like a glove. But recently I tried the Hogue while at the range, you can't go wrong there either.
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