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Posted: 1/14/2002 4:47:00 PM EDT
Is the zero lost when the handle is removed from an A3? how secure are the handles anyway? i have never seen one up close.
Link Posted: 1/14/2002 4:53:22 PM EDT
The zero shouldn't be lost of both the upper receiver and the carry handle are within tolerance. You should be able to repeat the zero upon attachment.
Link Posted: 1/14/2002 7:49:17 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Shrike:
how secure are the handles anyway?

IMO, the removable handle is extremely strong. To try to quanitify the strength, imagine this... If the removable handle was whacked enough to break something, the handle would probably fracture along the handle itself and Not in the area of the mounting bracket (imho).

If you are paranoid about the removable handle, look at the advantages... if the handle was to become damaged or bent, you have the option to install a new removable handle. If the handle became destroyed on a non-removable handle, you would be stuck with the damaged upper.

Rationalizing is a beutiful thing when done in appropiately.
Link Posted: 1/14/2002 10:04:11 PM EDT
I've taken mine off & replaced w/ no appreciable difference in POI.
Link Posted: 1/15/2002 4:47:14 AM EDT
Thanks guys, i think i will be getting a bushmaster M4gery A3 kit this summer.
Link Posted: 1/15/2002 5:38:28 AM EDT
Did someone call????
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