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BCM Gunfighter charging handles

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by GlockViking, Nov 8, 2013.


  1. GlockViking

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    I personally prefer the mod4. I suppose the only way to really know is to either buy and try or get to finger fiddle with someone elses. I had the opportunity to see all three in person and handle them on a rifle before I made my decision
     

  3. GlockViking

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    That's probably going to be my best option...head to my LGS, fiddle with it and buy it there.
     
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    I did the split the middle and go with med. very happy.
     
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    I have guns with all 3 sizes of the BCM charging handle. The Large is nice if I'm wearing gloves. The Medium is probably the best overall, but I like the Small if I'm going to have the gun slung for any length of time. The Small is the only one that doesn't dig into my chest.
     
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    I have all three sizes as well. Mostly I like the medium, but with a big honking scope I like the large.. FWIW
     
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    I have the small on my 16" and med on the 20".
     
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    I was in the same ordeal about 11 months ago between the small and the medium. Finally saw Pat Rogers liked and used the medium so that is what I got. I am happy with it and for iron sights or a smaller optic or red dot it is perfect. If you throw a big piece of glass on however the large may be best.

    If you get a size you don't like you will not have a problem selling it. They are probably the most popular aftermarket charging handle on the market right now.
     
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    Yep.. No problem on the resale. I like the large one for bench/bipod shooting. Makes it very easy to one-hand charge.. It really sticks out there, so for toting around it's gonna snag on everything..
     
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    I bought the large, now I kinda wish I'd bought the med size.
    The large isn't horrible but more extension than I need.
     
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    The large if you have a decent scope, medium or small for anything else.
     
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    My med works fine with a Nikon 4-16x50 in a LaRue SPR-E.
     
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    I use a medium. The Large isn't quite as big as a PRI but it's big. The small is only slighter bigger than a standard model IIRC.
     
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    The medium one works great for me.

    Sent by psychic paper from the TARDIS.
     
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    I've got multiple BCM GF mediums, and the ambi.
    Overall I prefer the Rainier Arms Ambi.
     
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    I've been wanting to try the Rainier Ambi.
     
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    Mike.......how do you like the ambi?
     
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    Seems everyone who tries the Raptor falls in love with it, a bit on the pricey side though.
     
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    It's a bit pricey but when compared to the other "high end" charging handles (PRI, Badger Ordnance, BCM Ambi GF) is is priced about the same.

    The BCM GF is a great upgrade, especially when you can find them on sale for $35 or so once in a while. But the Rainier Arms Raptor takes it to the next level.

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    Haven't seen the ambi GF, how's it?