Friday, July 04, 2008

Holy cow, I can't stop myself!

I can't seem to stop myself. Granted, I stated I was going to do this, but...dang! Hello, my name is Haji and I have a gun parts addiction. lol!

As previously noted, I dig the Buffer Tech Battlegrip, but its too thin for my bear paw type hands. To solve that problem, I replaced it with a Magpul MIAD. I got the full set, which comes with the front strap that has the built in trigger guard. Problem is, it still has a finger rest on it, which I hate more than the thought of an Obama/Clinton ticket. So, I slapped the flat front strap on the MIAD. Now, though, I have a gap between the grip and the trigger guard. That was problematic, so I added the Magpul aluminum trigger guard. It fills the gap, which is what I wanted most of all, but it has the added benefit of lookin' cool. Since I don't have all that much ammo for the carbine, if I can't shoot it, I can make it look cool!

This isn't my rifle; the pics belong to Magpul. Take a look at that rifle. Does it look like the roll pin hasn't been put in the trigger guard yet?

5 comments:

DirtCrashr said...

LOL - We're MAGPUL, we don't need no steenkin' rollpin!
But it looks much better than the regular flat one that's for sure.

Haji said...

It not only looks cool, but its way, way more comfortable. Well worth the $15-ish bucks they sell for. I was LOVIN' it at the range today. Now that my hand is positioned where it should be, trigger manipulation is way better, and I was just bringin' the hate to the zombie head target today.

DirtCrashr said...

What's with the threaded front pin?
I think I can sneak the $15 past my wife...

Haji said...

Probably just a cost cutting measure, since the shape precludes the need for pivoting the trigger guard out of the way in the winter. On the OEM part, its a spring loaded plunger that doesn't seem necessary on the replacement part.

DirtCrashr said...

Gotcha - I guess I figuretd they'd have gone ahead with the OEM spring-plunger bit, but it's redundant.