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Posted: 10/26/2001 12:08:33 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/26/2001 12:04:36 PM EDT by dissipator556]
...getting the damned handguards off and on a relatively new Bushmaster Dissipator?

My issue M16 is so much easier because it has been around the block a few more times than my bushy. However, I have found no technique or device which allows me to easily remove and put these handguards back on (except having two other guys help me).
Link Posted: 10/26/2001 12:11:02 PM EDT
I doubt that is anything specific to the dissipator.... I need the wifes help with at least two of my uppers!

Hey, at least they don't rattle, right?
Link Posted: 10/26/2001 12:14:24 PM EDT
Your wife must be pretty tough! Whenever mine tries to help, it seems that she does more harm than good (i.e. inadvertently scratching the hell out of me).

I wish someone would invent something to fix this probelm. At this point, the only way to do it is to put some ass into it and knuckle down.
Link Posted: 10/26/2001 12:17:44 PM EDT
Well, to be honest I hold down the delta ring and she pops off the handguards.... She has been known to scratch me upon occasion, but I like that!
Link Posted: 10/26/2001 12:19:18 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/26/2001 12:19:21 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/26/2001 12:14:16 PM EDT by b0ne]
Actually, quite a few people have invented their own tools to pull back the handguard slip ring (including me, although I never actually got around to making it).

One guy, however, went further; he makes and sells a design of his own to forum members. I forget who it was, but I'm sure someone who has one will tell you.

Yeah, what Kevin just posted as I was typing this.
Link Posted: 10/26/2001 12:35:39 PM EDT
WOW- that is so simple that it looks like it would work!
Link Posted: 10/26/2001 12:47:31 PM EDT
This is why I built my second lower to be a free-floater... screws right off.
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