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I am SO getting one of these!

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by Liberty97045, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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  2. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I do love that Idea and having ARs the charging handle can be a bit ridiculous at times.
    But $300 for an upper?! Dang. I'll just pick up an AMBI charger.
     
  3. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  4. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    There are lots of side chargers around. I really am not that excited about most of them. They seem to be a solution in search of a problem .

    Other than the quad rail I do like the Adcor Defence

     
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  5. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    I prefer a side charger but I prefer the type that have a captive bolt
     
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  6. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Weird that the only photo does not show the side with the charging handle on it. Oops! :confused:
     
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    pacnw Member

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    I thought the same thing!!
     
  8. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I like the idea of a (left) side charging handle to clear my scope, but was appalled at the cost. :eek:

    My solution was to equip all of my charging handles with a "paddle "type extension on the unlocking toggle. This allows me to actuate the bolt without ever taking my right hand off of the fire control group.;)
     
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  9. Boboclown

    Boboclown North Carolina Well-Known Member

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    Interesting concept, had opportunities to get a a side charging AR. Never really put the money into one. Though a reciprocating one would be better IMO. That way you don't need the forward assist.
     
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    fzylogic Portland New Member 2016 Volunteer

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    You don't need a reciprocating charging handle to provide forward-assist capabilities. The LWRCI REPR has a non-reciprocating handle that still acts as a forward-assist by pressing it in.
     
  11. Boboclown

    Boboclown North Carolina Well-Known Member

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    How does that work?
     
  12. fzylogic

    fzylogic Portland New Member 2016 Volunteer

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    The charging handle is designed so that a spring normally keeps it clear of the bolt carrier. When you press it in it engages a notch in the side of the bolt carrier allowing you to push the assembly forward, exactly like a standard forward assist on an AR platform.
     
  13. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    The OA-93 had this style since ''1993''.
    I've had one for years. It is however non-reciprocating.

    They also make a rifle version with folding stock.
     
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