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Posted: 2/1/2006 7:45:28 AM EDT
Does anyone know if the YHM-9432A gets hot when fired?
Link Posted: 2/1/2006 8:03:21 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/1/2006 8:04:15 AM EDT by eklikwhoa]
somewhat but not as hot as regular handguards get, mine wouldnt get hot to the point where i couldnt touch it till about 2-300rds shot in a string. i got mine from brightflashlights in the industry forum, he's a yhm dealer and has great prices and shipping.
Link Posted: 2/1/2006 11:40:34 AM EDT

Originally Posted By eklikwhoa:
somewhat but not as hot as regular handguards get, mine wouldnt get hot to the point where i couldnt touch it till about 2-300rds shot in a string. i got mine from brightflashlights in the industry forum, he's a yhm dealer and has great prices and shipping.



+1 to Brightflashlights.

Far and away probably the best prices on YHM I've ever seen.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 3:55:14 AM EDT
Is shooting 200 rounds an hour going to be enough to cause the handguard to be noticeable warm then?

ANd I realize Brightflashlights is the best place to buy, I'm just trying to learn more about the parts before I commit to spending the money.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 7:31:47 AM EDT
any and all metal freefloat or railed handguards get hot.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:29:39 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Iram:
Is shooting 200 rounds an hour going to be enough to cause the handguard to be noticeable warm then?

Maybe 200 rounds in a matter of min. Then it will get hot to the touch. 200 rounds and hour is only about 3 rounds a min. there is no way your handguard will get to hot to touch shooting that slow. I doubt the barrel will even get that hot shooting 3 rounds per min.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 11:46:32 PM EDT
ive had handguards get way hotter from being in the sun than from firing. nomex flight gloves.
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