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Old 02-25-2011, 02:06 AM   #11
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Should I be worried???
Not unless you think you'll get into a combat situation. Otherwise, it might be inconvenient, but it works for you, right? An extended replacement handle is not real expensive and, like the others have said, would probably be an easy fix.


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try a Badger Tactical Latch, or move scope forward a T-slot or 2.


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Its been a long time since Ive used a standard charging handle. Can you not just use the left side w/ your pointer and middle finger?

Get a medium CH from BCM and be done w/ it.

That's the ticket I think, unless you just really want an extended latch. Right hand should always be on the grip, left hand manipulates everything (assuming you're right handed).
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Its been a long time since Ive used a standard charging handle. Can you not just use the left side w/ your pointer and middle finger?

Get a medium CH from BCM and be done w/ it.
Yep, this probably is the best solution. Funny, I just ordered one a couple days ago. Don't forget the Model 3, you may want its larger latch. But it might be too much when the scope is removed.
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For me using one side instead of both is faster too.

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I have Badger Ord Tac Latches on two rifles and I love them. It would definitely ease your headaches in this area and they are a piece of cake to add.

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I have Badger Ord Tac Latches on two rifles and I love them. It would definitely ease your headaches in this area and they are a piece of cake to add.

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Same here. They're about half as much as a larger CH and it's one of those things that after you add it to one of your rifles, you'll end up putting them on several.
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Same here. They're about half as much as a larger CH and it's one of those things that after you add it to one of your rifles, you'll end up putting them on several.
Oh boy, NOW you tell me. More money going out...
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Mossyoak & Some of the guys!

Please do not take this post in negative light! It is only a suggestion! But what ever works for you works!!!!
But I would like to start the Post by stating those are some FINE RIFLES!!!
The suggestion is that you move the Scope forward until the eye piece is set forward until it is even with the rear of the Charging Handle. This will also let you shoot the rifle real comfortably in the prone position. If you haven't tried it with the scope mounted back please try it before you might become surprised when you do. Keeping in mind if whatever works for you that is great. But it will also help solve your Charging Handle problem. A Badger Tac Latch is a great idea either way. For those of you that have a Yankee Hill or Free Float Quad Rail on the rifle. There is nothing wrong with mounting the front sight ring or part of the rail on the Quad Rail as long as the Receiver and the top rail on the Quad Rail are on exactly the same plain!!!! You can check this by putting a straight edge ruler on the Receiver Flat top and see if makes level contact with the top picatinny rail on the Quad Rail. You can also use a small level with full contact with the Receiver Rail before checking the Quad Rail. I have an ATN 4X NV Scope that the front ring mount must be out on the Quad Rail. Also when pulling back of the Charging Handle with any of the extensions on them USE CAUTION! You can twist them if excess force is applied particularly in a fast motion! Just for information only! Great Rifles and Gear on all your rifles!

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My only issue is that the top rail and the top of the receiver arent quite level, that is the reason I went with the mounts that I did since they move the scope forward alittle guess I'll just have to practice pulling the charging handle with my left hand. thanks for the help



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