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Mosin Nagant fix, upper handguard.

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by MattMaier, Apr 16, 2014.

  1. MattMaier

    MattMaier Washington Member

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    I have a problem on my 91/30 rifle where the upper handguard creeps forward under recoil. Anyone know of some quick fixes for this?
     
  2. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

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    Can you tighten your band clamps?
     
  3. MattMaier

    MattMaier Washington Member

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    I am not sure. I will have to check. Otherwise is it possible I could tighten them up by putting thin strips of felt between the guard and the barrel?
     
  4. Sputnikfell

    Sputnikfell Portland, OR New Member

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    A thin strip of material between the guard and barrel is a good idea. However, felt might not grip enough. Consider trying a thin strip of stairway tread. This is a roll of tape -- about the size and color or a roll of duct tape -- that is taped to wood stairs to keep people from slipping. You would think it has limited application, but I've used this tape in all sorts of situations. It's a good investment of a few dollars.