AR grip storage cap

North ForestNorth Forest MemberPosts: 287 Member
Well this is nothing new or extraordinary, but recently it occurred to me that the space in my AR grip could be used. I looked online and found grip versions that had this feature built in, but I really like the Hogue grip I put on mine and figured I could make something that would work. So very simply I just cut and shaped some 3mm aluminum to fit snug into the inner lip of the Hogue, and used nylon boot strap for the pull. Works great! Inside I keep 3 rounds ammo, spare gas rings, spare ejector, spare ejector spring, and a mini punch tool I made out of a piece of welding rod. Still have a little room left, I'll put a couple other things in later. Just thought I'd share this as a cheapo but functional feature.

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  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 23,145 Senior Member
    I like it
    I have a need for speed
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 13,970 Senior Member
    Nice work! I have a Magpul MIAD grip that stores a small bottle of lube in that space...
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  • Big ChiefBig Chief Senior Member Posts: 31,710 Senior Member
    Only thing we put in the grip was our Zero written on tape in the Army and I believe they quit doing that in later years.
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  • JasonMPDJasonMPD Senior Member Posts: 6,063 Senior Member
    Well this is nothing new or extraordinary, but recently it occurred to me that the space in my AR grip could be used. I looked online and found grip versions that had this feature built in, but I really like the Hogue grip I put on mine and figured I could make something that would work. So very simply I just cut and shaped some 3mm aluminum to fit snug into the inner lip of the Hogue, and used nylon boot strap for the pull. Works great! Inside I keep 3 rounds ammo, spare gas rings, spare ejector, spare ejector spring, and a mini punch tool I made out of a piece of welding rod. Still have a little room left, I'll put a couple other things in later. Just thought I'd share this as a cheapo but functional feature.

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    Nice. I keep tax stamp copies in my grips for suppressors, too.


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  • shotgunshooter3shotgunshooter3 Senior Member Posts: 5,290 Senior Member
    I keep gummy bears in mine.


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  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 7,880 Senior Member
    I keep gummy bears in mine.


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    Sure hope they are not the sugar free ones
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  • MichakavMichakav Senior Member Posts: 2,210 Senior Member
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 22,993 Senior Member
    Diver43 wrote: »
    Sure hope they are not the sugar free ones

    Yeah, those sugar free ones will make you 'flow free' on the exhaust port if you eat too many of them, and not having enough gas to 'cycle the action' is also not a problem. :rotflmao:
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  • shotgunshooter3shotgunshooter3 Senior Member Posts: 5,290 Senior Member
    Diver43 wrote: »
    Sure hope they are not the sugar free ones


    I may or may not have a 5# bag in my office.
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  • North ForestNorth Forest Member Posts: 287 Member
    I prefer M&Ms, chocolate originals. I buy the 2 pound bag.
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