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Posted: 1/8/2012 5:08:21 AM EST
[Last Edit: 1/8/2012 5:08:52 AM EST by BW64]
Hello! New to the forum & the AR from Nevada. Bought a Magpul BAD lever & tried to install but it won't fit on my DPMS! Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 5:10:19 AM EST
You might want to explain a bit more about how it doesn't fit.
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 5:20:53 AM EST
Is it an AR10?
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 6:06:49 AM EST
Nope AR15! I even tried taking the upper off & installing the lever & when I went to reassemble the rear pin needed some persuasion to go in. Got the pin in but the bolt would not budge. Got me stumped.
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 6:12:46 AM EST
Post pics
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 6:41:04 AM EST
It just slips over the bolt release paddle.
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 6:51:13 AM EST
There's not enough room between the paddle & the upper. It looks like the cutout in the upper is too small! I'll try to get some pics up.
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 8:10:28 AM EST
I am going to assume you have the Lo-Pro style DPMS upper, with no forward assist or ejection port cover.

I understand these are a bit "beefier" than a standard upper, and there is not enough room to use anything else but the standard bolt catch.

If this is the case, I think you might be out of luck if you wanted to use the BAD lever.
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 8:57:51 AM EST
Yep ! No FA or port cover!! Guess I'm returning the lever!
Link Posted: 1/8/2012 8:58:32 AM EST
Thanks johnfz6
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