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Posted: 4/10/2006 4:26:57 PM EDT
does anyone know who makes the best A2 carry handle for a flattop receiver? thanks in advance
Link Posted: 4/10/2006 5:02:33 PM EDT
I got Bushmaster carry handle off the EE in a trade that is real nice.
I've heard DPMS has nice ones. I'd stay away from the cheapo ones from the discount dealer type places.
Link Posted: 4/10/2006 5:37:41 PM EDT
Another important factor to consider... Which ever make you decide to go for, be sure to get the correct height to match your FSB...
Link Posted: 4/10/2006 6:05:39 PM EDT
what do you mean? i have a flattop 16" car with an A2 front sight . what different heights do they have for front sight s?
Link Posted: 4/11/2006 5:25:41 PM EDT
Carry handles come in two different heights... One is mil-spec and the other is commercial... Same goes for the FSB, one is stamped with the letter "F" and the other isn't... The one with the "F" stamp is mil-spec and has a .040" taller difference at the FSP shelf...
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 5:31:30 AM EDT
ok i get it now, ooh rah
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 6:18:02 AM EDT
I suggest getting the same CH that was made by the manufacturer of your upper/lower for best fit & blend of finish if possible
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 6:25:37 AM EDT
Is your barrel a Bushmaster? If so you won't find an "F" on the FSB, only a crown. In addition to Bushmaster's carry handle (obviously), Rock River makes a detachable carry handle that is quality and should work with "F" or crown marked FSB's. There is also the option of buying a taller front site post (about 8 bucks). Hope this helps.
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