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Old February 03, 2018, 13:37   #1
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What is on the hand guard?

http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone...-down-in-syria

Saw the cover pic for this story and it looks like there are a few rounds attached to the top of the hand guards. Why on earth do that? Mini missile launchers?
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Old February 03, 2018, 16:07   #2
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Looks painted on. War zones are known for "weapons art" though that one looks like a kindy finger painting.
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Old February 03, 2018, 21:47   #3
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some sort of Krinkish like rifle (short handguards and barrel) with some paint on it. Maybe a Khyber pass build..
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Old February 04, 2018, 11:20   #4
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Either paki tape or painted handguards as some one said
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Old February 05, 2018, 12:09   #5
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To remind them which end of the barrel the bullets come out.
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Old February 05, 2018, 17:45   #7
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Thanks guys, wasn't quite sure if they were painted or not. Was pretty sure about the blue and lighter color on the side being paint, but those rounds sure look real. I like them being a reminder of which way the bullets come out.
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