Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Big Star Lacy Dogs, Hackertrap, mkk, RoberLaughlin, htxhunter34
61537 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 80580
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44029
BOBO the Clown 41814
BMD 40600
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 36737
txshntr 34224
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31087
facebook
Forum Stats
61537 Members
46 Forums
423078 Topics
5840538 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#5834245 - 07/16/15 10:52 AM AR-15 Oversize charging latches?
QuitShootinYoungBucks Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7286
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Do these cause the charging handle to wear on the opposite side as badly as suggested? The latches on both my uppers are a little hard to get to because of the scopes. I was thinking of changing them out for larger ones but I've read opinions that these are not good long-term. What do you think?
_________________________

Top
#5834281 - 07/16/15 11:07 AM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
KRoyal Online   sleepy
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/24/07
Posts: 14262
Loc: Sherman/North of Dallas
BCM's are fine, I personally use the Rainier Raptor Ambi. Love this thing.. Little pricy but I think they're worth it.
_________________________



Top
#5834287 - 07/16/15 11:09 AM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
Earl Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/18/07
Posts: 2935
Loc: Plano, TX
I use BCM Gunfighters on all my AR's that have scopes...never had an issue. Love them.
_________________________

Top
#5834313 - 07/16/15 11:24 AM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
BassCat'99 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 1007
Loc: Stratford Texas
Have them on all of mine, BCM makes a fine product.
_________________________
TS

Top
#5834316 - 07/16/15 11:25 AM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
HuntFish512 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 11/28/11
Posts: 1096
Loc: Taylor,Tx
I have a strike and love it!

Top
#5834594 - 07/16/15 01:59 PM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
huntandfish Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 11/29/07
Posts: 1684
Loc: Seclusion, tx
I use pri gas busters on mine with the combat latch. One rifle is several uears old and no problems at all, makes it nice to use one one finger to charge them. Thats also with extra powered springs in them.

Top
#5835053 - 07/16/15 06:11 PM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
dav42070 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 01/18/06
Posts: 1075
Loc: Alba
Fortis makes a nice ch also.

Top
#5835239 - 07/16/15 07:50 PM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
BooneDog Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 193
Loc: Argyle,TX
The BCM gunfighters are top notch. I have the medium on a Bo. No slop or sway and always go right back into the retainer notch with out help. My older gun has a skeletonize combat latch that I wasted $20 on at a gun show. Next time midway or Primary has sale on them I will be replacing the cheap one.

The old cry once phrase got me again!

Top
#5835262 - 07/16/15 07:57 PM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
30378 Offline


Registered: 02/14/09
Posts: 2848
Loc: Deer Park, Tx.
Really like my Raptors
_________________________
NRA Patron Life Member - Free men should not be subjected to permits, paperwork and taxation in order to carry a firearm.

Top
#5835930 - 07/17/15 10:10 AM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
Gacman Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/30/08
Posts: 1751
Loc: Austin, TX
I have several different ones including a BCM. I even buy some of the cheap ones I find on ebay or brownells. The cheap ones are still fine for me. I've had no issues with them.

Top
#5837153 - 07/18/15 09:34 AM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
friocountyhunts Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/01/14
Posts: 525
Loc: Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
I like having them on my ARs and no problems to date. We had them on all our issued rifles in Iraq to speed up failure to fire drills or combat reloads. I would suggest using one.
_________________________
Semper Fi

www.friocountyhunts.com

Top
#5838889 - 07/19/15 07:45 PM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
luv2brode Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 3651
Loc: austin area
like my badger but while slung it will catch and realease but no prob
_________________________
i am cancelling my subscription, i am tired of your issues!

Top
#5839011 - 07/19/15 09:39 PM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
ccoker Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/17/09
Posts: 3380
Got a few different ones and a new one from Griffin Armament coming that I think will be nice.
_________________________
www.TacticalGunReview.com
www.TexasOutDoorsnetwork.com
www.CokerTactical.Com

Disclosure statement
Pro Staff - Silencer Shop
Dealer - Armasight and Steiner Optics
Affiliated with Trijicon, Wilson Combat and Crux Suppressors


Top
#5839063 - 07/19/15 10:26 PM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
Txmedic033 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 02/12/14
Posts: 118
Looks like I need another upgrade.

Top
#5839415 - 07/20/15 09:44 AM Re: AR-15 Oversize charging latches? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
Budgeteer Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/16/09
Posts: 387
Loc: Frisco, TX
Another vote for BCM...can't go wrong with their products.
_________________________
"Hee cannot be a gentleman whych loveth not a dogge." --Anonymous, The Institucion of a Gentleman (1555)

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide