Remove a AR handguard without a delta tool

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  1. Survival

    Survival XDTalk Newbie

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    Thought I would post. I found myself without a delta tool, so I took two toothbrushes, wrapped a rubber band around them and got the sucker off!

    If your interested, here is the demo I did.

    How To Remove AR15 HandGuard WITHOUT Delta Tool - YouTube
     
  2. 1xdmshooter

    1xdmshooter XDTalk 500 Member

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    Yeah there are a ton of tricks to move the delta ring and pull it off. I have seen people use a big pair of channel lock pliers to push the ring down to remove the handguard. I just spent 8 bucks on the tool and now everyone is like hey can I use that LOL.
     
  3. mficare

    mficare XDTalk 500 Member

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    Tool? I just used my hands and removed it half at a time
     
  4. Thunder71

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    So that's your video! I watched it a few weeks ago.

    But yep, I just use my hands as well... neat tip though.
     
  5. Uriel999

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    Or just be a man and pull it down with your hand. Some are tough at first...my lmt defender was a complete ***** I won't lie, but it loosened up a bit, and other rifles I have used are not as bad,
     
  6. Devil Dawg

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    Must be making them a LOT different from the last time I was around them.... Never knew there was a tool or a reason for one.

    Great job with the High Speed solution though.
     
  7. Uriel999

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    Nope exactly the same but not everybody has had to dis and ass an m16 with a DI screaming and generally hazing the crap out of them.
     
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    this
     
  9. Nacho Man

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    i just use my hands, but my aftermarket mi rail is alot harder to get it seated, its a real tight fit compared to the stock ones.
     
  10. bigjoe5434

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    neat trick, i thought about getting the tool but then i just tried it and was pretty easy in my opinion but everyone is different
     
  11. Radio Relay

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    yeah, me too ... was surprised they had a tool to do it.
     
  12. aaron1984

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    Nice idea, they can be a pain in the shorts if you don't have a helper w/o a tool
     
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    Who uses a tool? I know i was not issued one in the army so i did the manly thing and used my HANDS! they are not hard to get off after the first few times. dont waste your money on the tool
     
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    Saved me $9

    Thanks


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  15. Uriel999

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    Hell, see even the army can do it! Jk man. Service members gotta give each other crap!
     

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