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Old 10-28-2012, 05:40 PM   #1
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Default Carry handle rear sight.

I just installed a AR-15 A3 Detachable Carry Handle TuffZone on my Del-Ton Sport. Even with the thumb screws as tight as I can get them the sight still moves along the rail for a few thousands of an inch. Is this normal or have I got a bad unit re: fit on the Picatinny rail?

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Not normal. Milspec is milspec, it should fit tight. Is this a cheap $30 knockoff?

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Yes, a cheap $30 unit. Problem fixed with some 5 mil shim stock. Now tight as a $150 rip off.

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Well if it gives you trouble you can find true milspec carry handles for $35-50 on eBay and EE forums. Not knockoffs or ripoffs. No one in the know pays $150 for a carry handle.

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