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Old 05-10-2007, 09:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Talking WTB Air Power Trigger Guard

I have a nice Vector that is one of my favorite guns, only thing it needs is a trigger guard.

Please contact me with any Vector Trigger guards you find laying around.
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Old 05-10-2007, 09:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Unless you find someone who has a spare grip for a Vector, then you are going to be left with some sort of aftermarket effort.

The Vector trigger guards are a molded part of the pistol grip on factory guns.

Maybe you could make yourself a new one?

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Old 05-10-2007, 10:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the welcome Drum.

I had Punisher ready to make me once upon a time, so I just figured I would see if Rainman may be able to whip me one up. I am no Vector expert, but there seems to be a threaded hole that you could mount a guard in PPS replacement guard style.

As far as me whipping something up....heh. I'll leave it to the pros. I have trouble changing a bottle o-ring. :P
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Old 05-10-2007, 11:17 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Out of curiosity what grip frame do you have currently? I need to take care of the same problem. Just been too busy lately for tinkering.

A few guns out there have replaceable trigger guards. You might be able to modify one to fit.
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Old 05-10-2007, 11:38 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Mine has the flat bottom which was drilled for a bottom line with the Female Thruster from AP.

It doesn't look like it ever had a trigger guard, which was common back then. I have just run into a few problems in the past at fields saying it was illegal. Of course, the 13 year old with a 30 bps auto cannon that keeps forgetting his barrel cover is ok though...(sigh)

Hehe, anyway....if anyone has any thoughts, ideas or info about this, please let me know.
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The threaded hole was to support the trigger guard that was part of the frame, made of the same material.

I didn't think they made any Vectors without the trigger guard... At least, out of the three I've owned, and all I've seen, they didn't... I doubt that there were any after market guards made specifically for the Vector, although there were a couple of airsmiths that made replacement grip frames at one time.

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The top one was made for a PVI Shocker, the middle I picked up in a bunch of parts, and the bottom is a Spyder replacement guard. These three have a single mounting point, and would need a second hole to keep them from swiveling. A VM68 or Airstar Nova guard might also be an option.


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I could whip you one up...

I would need the gun as a second hole would need to be tapped to keep it from spinning around. Shoot me a PM if your interested.

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Old 05-10-2007, 04:04 PM   #8 (permalink)
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If you set it up so that the front of the trigger guard buts up against the back of the shroud, you shouldn't need a second screw.

I had a Punisher grip that had a seperate trigger guard. As I recall, the "tension" between the trigger guard and the screw in front is sufficient to keep it from twisting.

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Walker - Were all of your Vectors equipped with that style of grip?

Mine was thought to be a rarity with the flat bottom and female thruster, at least that was what the APOG folks told me.
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That would essentially be a Model C grip, Wade. Toward the very end of Air Power's Vector run, they made a "tournament" model that utlized that factory mount, the "flat" bottomed Type 3 grip and a Thruster.

I have only seen 2-3 of these, including yours and mine.

I will see if I have a pic of mine.
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