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fireguy 06-16-2011 04:00 PM

Aftermarket charging handle
With a scope on my LR-308 it is very difficult to pull the charging handle without dismounting the gun from my shoulder. I know that there are a lot of aftermarket parts, what has real world function for you? Ease of use with a scope is a must, dependability as well. Thanks.

Quentin 06-16-2011 04:03 PM

This works well for me. They also have the Model 3 with a bigger latch.

BCMGUNFIGHTER Charging Handle, GFH Mod 4

Oops... just noticed you said 308

dog2000tj 06-16-2011 04:06 PM

You could try one of these - Rainier Arms, LLC™ | Browse | Charging Handles | Badger Ordnance Tactical Latch, increases your finger purchase and makes it easier to pull the charging handle

mjkeat 06-16-2011 08:16 PM

Hello fellow Wichitan.

Quentin hit it on the head. The BCM Gunfighter will get the job done each and every time.

canebrake 06-16-2011 10:00 PM

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Just a quick question, do you feel any gas blow-back in your face with your current charging handle?

To avoid any blow-back issues, I use the PRI-M84 Gas Buster Charging Handle with the Combat Latch on my 458SOCOM.

Rainier Arms, LLC™ | Browse | Charging Handles | PRI Big Latch - Combat

Rainier Arms, LLC™ | Browse | Charging Handles | PRI - M84 Gas Buster Charging Handle - AR15

fireguy 06-16-2011 10:00 PM

Thanks for the replies, guys. The large BCM looks like it is what I'm needing.
I'm gonna put that on the wish list.

fireguy 06-17-2011 01:04 PM

I don't recall feeling any blowback. I'm going to have to shoot it this weekend just to pay attention to that. Excellent excuse to fire off some rounds!

canebrake 06-17-2011 10:18 PM

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The PRI Gas Buster charging handle has a milled port (see below) to channel blow-by gas out the right side. This is great for all us right, strong-side shooters. For southpaws, not so much. :o

The 458SOCOM would bleed energy, albeit light, around the stock RRA handle. The PRI GB eliminates this distraction.

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