Part name: Rear Handguard
Part Function: The Rear Handguard
protects the shooter of an M1 rifle from being burned
by a hot barrel and from coming into contact with
the moving Operating Rod.
Special Notes: The Rear
Handguard is easy to crack if you attempt
to remove it incorrectly. It is the thinnest piece
of wood on the M1 Garand Rifle.
Other items of interest in this
Rear handguard shown in final
page was last updated on: March 14, 2002