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Why Change Trigger Guard

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by Mudshark100, Apr 24, 2013.


  1. Mudshark100

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    I am new to the AR so please forgive my ignorance. Periodically, I read about folks changing out their trigger guards, usually for a Magpul guard. Why would you want to change out a trigger guard? Want would be the benefit?
     

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  2. Trey83

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    The main reasons are for more room for gloves and appearance.
     

  3. Mudshark100

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    Thanks Trey. Gloves makes sense.
     
  4. Jason D

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    That and flow.

    The Magpul trigger guards seem to just belong on an AR. They look a lot better than the standard flat ones.
     
  5. toshbar

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    My Troy Carbine came with a Troy enhanced trigger guard. I never would have bought one before (magpul, troy, or any other) to put on another gun, but I do like how it feels.

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  6. Trey83

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    no problem :wavey:

    indeed :cool: Almost as good as a billet lower with oversized trigger guard.
     
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    that and it fills the annoying blister hole
     
  8. MrMurphy

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    Having done a lot of shooting in gloves...it does make a difference.

    I've had a glove get trapped between the trigger and trigger guard.

    That glove wasn't used for duty use again after that.
     
  9. LA_357SIG

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    I find stock AR-15 aluminum trigger guards skin the hell out of my middle finger when shooting without gloves. Switching to an aftermarket guard is routine for me when getting a new AR.
     
  10. glock2619

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    To me, the biggest benefit is that it fills the gap on the sharp "ears" on the receiver. Feels much better on the middle finger.

    Magpul MOE works great for me. I like the LWRC version just as much.
     
  11. Travclem

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    Gloves, fills the gap, looks better, and makes the rifle more accurate.