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Coda Evolution AR-15 Lightning Carbon Fiber Handguard
    Coda Evolution AR-15 Lightning Carbon Fiber Handguard
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    • Coda Evolution AR-15 Lightning Carbon Fiber Handguard
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      4.7
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      5 (16)
      4 (2)
      3 (0)
      2 (0)
      1 (1)
      Would recommend this product.
      94.7%
      SKU: 221-CE1-BK

    • MSRP: $279.99
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    Coda Evolution Carbon Fiber Handguard

    The design challenge Coda Evolution faced was to create the lightest and narrowest AR 15 handguard on the market while keeping the sturdiness and versatility of a standard aluminum handguard. Coda Evolution can achieve this and more.

    Designed from the ground up, our engineering team developed a unique carbon fiber mold that allows us to create beauty in both looks and features.

    Light as a feather yet strong as an ox this Carbon Fiber Handguards features a revolutionary anti-rotation system using our proprietary barrel nut and trunnion.

    This means for you it is dead easy to install, no timing the gas block, and the free float system will mean better accuracy.

    Weighing a mere 207 grams / 7.3oz our advanced handguard offers unparalleled heat suppression and with M-LOK® on all eight sides you won’t find yourself limited on where to put your favorite gear.

    Nothing beats carbon fiber for strength, and now you can have the best and look good doing it.

    Features & Benefits of the Coda Evolution AR 15 Carbon Fiber Handguard:

    Carbon Fiber
    • Strenght - 10 times strong than aluminum
    • Weight - 40% lighter than aluminum
    • Heat insulation - 40 times less heat transfer than aluminum

    Proprietary Barrel Nut & Trunnion

    • Our proprietary trunnion locks into place with the handguard to form the Anti-Rotation System (ARS). This system provides a positive lock-up, ensuring that the handguard will be 100% secure, amd will NEVER shift
    • Provides full 360 degree contact with trunnion and handguard
    • Proprietary Barrel Nut designed to allow mounting the gas tube WITHOUT TIMING!

    General Characteristics:

    Weight:

    7" Handguard: 5.6*
    9.5" Handguard: 6.4oz*
    12" Handguard: 6.5*
    13.5" Handguard: 7.5oz*
    15" Handguard: 7.8oz*
    17" Handguard: 8.4oz*

    * Due to the nature of carbon fiber and resin there are minor weight fluctuations between batches. The weights listed are at the top end of the range.

    Dimensions:
    Outer Diameter (flat to flat): 1.85 inches / 47mm
    Inner Diameter: 1.69 inches / 43mm

    Carbon Fiber
    Carbon Type: Pre-Preg 3k Carbon Fiber
    Tensile Modulus: 33MSI

    Alt description:

    • Coda Carbon Fiber Handguard
    • 7 inch Carbon Fiber Handguard
    • 9 inch Carbon Fiber Handguard
    • 12 inch Carbon Fiber Handguard
    • 15 inch Carbon Fiber Handguard
    • 17 inch Carbon Fiber Handguard
    • carbon fiber ar handguard
    • 17" handguard
    • 13.5 handguard
    • 9.5 handguard

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    The distinction between inferior quality and premium Carbon Fiber Handguard is undeniable. At MSP, we only offer AR Accessories from the most trusted brands like Coda Evolution. Buy with confidence that we stand behind the product we sell.

     

    WARNING: This product can expose you to Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

    Customer Ratings & Reviews

    19
    Ratings Snapshot
    4.7
    out of 5
    5 (16)
    4 (2)
    3 (0)
    2 (0)
    1 (1)
    Would recommend this product.
    94.7%
    4.7
    out of 5
    5 (16)
    4 (2)
    3 (0)
    2 (0)
    1 (1)
    Would recommend this product.
    94.7%
    19 Total Reviews

    Poor Machine Work

    1 out of 5
    Location: SC
    Date: November 18, 2021

    The example I received was very poorly machined. Very sharp, uneven cuts in the handgaurd and there was a ton of left over material hanging all over the inside of the handgaurd.

    Precision fit small profile perfect for pistol platform

    5 out of 5
    Location: Michigan
    Date: October 28, 2021

    This Coda hand guard was purchased for building out a carbine length AR15 pistol for a 10-1/2 inch barrel. The design of the barrel nut and hand guard clamp made installation straight forward with good instructions. The hand guard profile has a small outside dimension and ideal for a positive index on the firearm without a bulky heavy feel. Ideal for an ultralight, easily manipulated pistol build.

    Verified Buyer Recommended

    It’s worth it

    5 out of 5
    Location: Virginia
    Date: October 18, 2021

    I found this hand guard while working on my first AR build and I had my heart set on a carbon fiber hand guard. First off, it’s light, it’s easy to install, and the quality of construction seems great. The only negative I have is there is a good amount of flashing still present when I received it. Now this is the first carbon fiber hand guard I have ever bought so this may be normal, I don’t know. Either way, just a little work with some sandpaper removed most of the leftovers from the m-lol slots. Overall I am very happy with the purchase, excellent product for the cost.

    Verified Buyer Recommended

    15" CF Handguard

    5 out of 5
    Location: Spokane Washington
    Date: April 22, 2021

    This is an excellent product. If you follow the mounting instructions the installation is not difficult. I'm impressed with how solid and well centered this hand guard is.

    Verified Buyer Recommended

    coda

    5 out of 5
    Location: FL
    Date: March 4, 2021

    Super light

    Verified Buyer Recommended

    Coda cf handguard

    5 out of 5
    Location: Virginia
    Date: January 17, 2020

    It's a very good handguard a bit of pita to remove the nut and clamp, but he closet wooden dowel seems to do the trick.

    Verified Buyer Recommended

    Coda Evolution Carbon Fiber Handguard

    5 out of 5
    Location: California
    Date: November 24, 2019

    This is one handsome hand guard and easy to install. Only difficulty was the 8 tiny screws that affix the hand guard to the trunnion; they can be finicky and hard to start into their threads. Other than that this hand guard is light, super strong, well made and looks great!

    Verified Buyer Recommended

    Coda Evolution AR-15 Lightning Carbon Fiber Handguard 13.5"

    4 out of 5
    Location: FL
    Date: November 11, 2019

    Very nice handguard and would buy it again. Install directions were very clear and it went together with a bit of effort as my carbon fiber tube was an extremely tight fit to barrel trunnion, more like a press fit. Barrel nut fit to trunnion was also very tight. Tight is good in my book, though I have my doubts if I will be able to get this apart in the future if the need arises. No flex at all that I can tell at this point, it's very light feeling in the hand but it has no give at all that I can tell. The carbon fiber is smooth yet grippy, very neutral feeling in the hand unlike aluminum which is either hot or cold, will buy another! I would put this at 4.5 stars if I could, the potential issue of disassembly is the only reason. And to add Mounts Plus was a pleasure to deal with and look forward to future purchases with them.

    Verified Buyer Recommended

    Coda Evolution AR-15 Lightning Carbon Fiber Handguard

    4 out of 5
    Location: FL
    Date: November 11, 2019

    Very nice handguard and would buy it again. Install directions were very clear and it went together with a bit of effort as my carbon fiber tube was an extremely tight fit to barrel trunnion, more like a press fit. Barrel nut fit to trunnion was also very tight. Tight is good in my book, though I have my doubts if I will be able to get this apart in the future if the need arises. No flex at all that I can tell at this point, it's very light feeling in the hand but it has no give at all that I can tell.

    Verified Buyer Recommended

    ar 15 carbon fiber handguard review

    5 out of 5
    Location:
    Date: November 6, 2019

    Overall I couldn't be happier! This thing is extremely lightweight but durable enough for me to have the confidence in tossing it in a dump barrel without hesitation! It's also worth mentioning that the heat dissipation is excellent! No more burning hand from the gas block after a 60 round course of fire!! Did I say this thing is beautiful! Fit and finish are on point! Bottom line if you're in the market for a handguard. Look no further!!!

    Recommended

    Best AR-15 Carbon Fiber Handguard

    5 out of 5
    Location:
    Date: October 31, 2019

    The install of the coda evolution 13.5" handguard was straight forward a barrel nut tool would have been appreciated, but I managed fit and finish are outstanding, and the weight is unbelievable so light and doesn't heat up. Have already told several friends to hope they follow through on a purchase; they won't be disappointed with a coda handguard.

    Recommended

    I recearched the coda evolution handguard reviews then got one.

    5 out of 5
    Location:
    Date: October 25, 2019

    After reading some the coda evolution handguard reviews I decided to get on, The install was straight forward a barrel nut tool would have been appreciated. Still, I managed fit and finished are outstanding, and the weight is unbelievable so light and doesn't heat up Fantastic. I have already told several friends to hope they follow through on a purchase. They won't be disappointed.

    Recommended
    19 Total Reviews


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