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Posted: 10/6/2003 3:57:59 AM EDT
What is your favorite free float handguard with out rails for a rifle?
Link Posted: 10/6/2003 10:40:16 AM EDT
DPMS, vented or unvented. They are a simple install and simple to remove and clean with simple hand pressure.
Link Posted: 10/6/2003 11:59:09 AM EDT
I think you will be happier with a two poss 3 peice tube than a cheaper 1 peice tube.
Link Posted: 11/2/2003 6:01:31 PM EDT
Originally Posted By dogcatcher223: DPMS, vented or unvented. They are a simple install and simple to remove and clean with simple hand pressure.
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how do you remove the free float dpms handguards?
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 7:31:39 AM EDT
i love my bushy vmach free floater "not vented" its nice and thick and does not get hot ,,,unless you leave it in the sun..... [url="http://www.hunt101.com/?p=67063&c=500&z=1"][img]http://www.hunt101.com/img/067063.jpg[/img][/url]
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 7:42:41 AM EDT
I've got the Hogue on one of my rifles...it's a bit thin compared to the DPMS tube that's on my .308. I'll assume it's the same tube they use on their AR-15s; if it is, then that would be a nice tube to get. I got a generic knurled one that came on one my Model 1 kits...I since replaced it with the Liberator II tube from Fulton Armory. It was fine, seemed sturdy enough. My RRA Varmint upper had a tube...it's was sturdy also, along the lines of the DPMS. I don't put hundreds of rounds through my rifles at a session, but I've never had a heat problem with any of my rifles with tubes. When they start getting hot, I just shoot something else for a while hehehe.
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 8:27:01 AM EDT
my rifle has a handguard from [url=http://www.avantlink.com/click.php?tt=cl&pw=55963&ctc=j6f1491uxb00zk8a00y51&mi=10077&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.brownells.com%2Faspx%2Fgeneral%2FError404.aspx%3F404%3Bhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.brownells.com%3A80%2Faspx%2FNS%2FStore%2FProductDetail.aspx?p=16723&title=AR-15+FREE+FLOAT+HANDGUARD]F A ENTERPRISES[/url] it is vented and knurled for an outstanding grip. [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=17792[/img] i have also used the Clark carbon fiber handguard on 2 occasions [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=12032[/img] [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=17567[/img] and in the past i have use the KA grip tube on my ultralight carbine [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=17787[/img]
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 12:30:32 PM EDT
I like the Armalite Fiberglass Tube. It stays cool (Aluminum heats up fast) and it is not too heavy. It has a pin for a swivel and accommodates the Harris bi-pod as well. I have a couple and I like them much better than the Bushmaster V match.
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 1:33:38 PM EDT
Just ordered one of armalite's new carbon handguards for $110.00 it's sweet!
Link Posted: 11/11/2003 9:11:19 PM EDT
I am ordering the JP Freefloating handguard in a Deep sea blue. Its the most "vented" handguard out there i think. Plus you can adjust were you want your bipod (if any). Its two piece so you dont mess with the ring at all and it has a O-ring so whne you thread it on it stay on
Link Posted: 11/12/2003 2:45:06 PM EDT
Originally Posted By SpentShellz: i love my bushy vmach free floater "not vented" its nice and thick and does not get hot ,,,unless you leave it in the sun..... [url="http://www.hunt101.com/?p=67063&c=500&z=1"][url]http://www.hunt101.com/img/067063.jpg[/url][/url]
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Where did you get that hand guard?
Link Posted: 11/13/2003 4:25:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/13/2003 4:27:56 PM EDT by omar]
Where did you get that hand guard?
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Bushmaster sells them on their website. I have the same one on my 20" barrel and I like it just fine. I also just got my Rock River 3 piece shorty FF w/4 picatinny rails from ADCO. It is going on my AWB sunset commemorative frankenpartz rifle.
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