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Old August 29, 2018, 14:02   #1
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Whats the best way to even up surplus FAL handguards?

I have several surplus sets that are uneven and Id like to correct them.
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Old August 29, 2018, 14:18   #2
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Whats the best way to even up surplus FAL handguards?

I have several surplus sets that are uneven and Id like to correct them.
Ya going to need to post pictures of the exact problem you're facing, can't make it out from this.

Are they regular solid wood types or laminated????
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Old August 29, 2018, 14:25   #3
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Ya going to need to post pictures of the exact problem you're facing, can't make it out from this.

Are they regular solid wood types or laminated????
Plastic metric handguards. Ill have to post pics later.
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Old September 06, 2018, 17:08   #4
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If they are already well worn, you can sand them. Install on a barreled receiver (or factory barrel that has not unscrewed from demilled receiver stub) for proper alignment before sanding.
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Old September 06, 2018, 17:17   #5
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If Imbel "fiberglass" handguards, I treat them like fiberglass body work - build it up using matte and resin, then finish to match. Works well for badly cracked/broken 'glass handguards, as well.
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