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    Removable Carry Handle

    I bought a removable carry handle on-line from an individual. He claimed it was a pull-off from a Colt. I got it today installed it on my RRA AR-15. I noticed that the rear edge of the carry handle does not line up with the rear of the flat top. Is this normal? Also, is there any way to confirm that this really is a Colt carry handle?


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    Yes, the fit is normal from all I have seen. Don't know how to confirm it's from a Colt. I bought 3 "Colt take-offs" and they all have different forge marks and have rough flash lines around the inside of the handle - don't know if this is common to Colt handles though.

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    Yep...that's the way they fit. I don't know if it's really a Colt handle, but the alignment is normal. You can even see it in the M4C logo at the upper left corner of this screen.

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    I've never seen a carry handle that didn't fit exactly like that.

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    no experience with carry handle but I have an LMT cut carry handle. it doesn't fit that way

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanceriley View Post
    no experience with carry handle but I have an LMT cut carry handle. it doesn't fit that way
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    All my Armalite carry handles(older Cardinal Forge marked)match the receiver in the front and rear as well.
    My LMT BUIS's match up perfectly at the rear also.
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    the colt M4 I was issued at Ft Knox fit just like that .as long as you are flush at the front you are GTG

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