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#1 optimuskmg

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 06:26 PM

I'm not sure of these are the technical names for the stuff I'm looking for, in the title but I'm looking for links to anything that assists dropping mags, releasing the bolt, and charging the bolt, an example would be the bad lever by magpul but I hear it does not fit, thanks for any links,

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 07:31 PM

Bad lever will fit with modifications, I actually have one for sale though you also have to modify the bolt stop paddle.

No aftermarket charging handles yet other than a stronger model by Guarder,but an ambi one is planned.

Guarder makes a steel mag catch, ambi ones can be modified to fit.

Edited by akiraspeedstar, 29 December 2012 - 07:39 PM.


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Posted 29 December 2012 - 07:39 PM

Any links, and as far as the charging handle, I have seen an additional handle price attached where the regular release lever is that keeps the charging handle locked

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 07:40 PM

A quick google search will bring it all up, real steel charging handle latches work with the LM4 if that's what you're wondering.

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 07:31 AM

The BAD lever is a bad gimmick on the 5.56mm version and still a gimmick on an airsoft.  Ya don't need gimmicks on either!  The LM4 magazine weighs more than a 30 round M16 magazine loaded so there's no problem of it dropping free -- watch your toes!  :)

There is a modification to the bolt catch you can do 6 or 8 weeks after you have your gun and it's been tested and in perfect working condition.  Patience during the modification is required but even I did it successfully.  Put a dab of blue LockTite on the lil' Allen screw holding the magazine catch button to the mag catch.  This tends to loosen otherwise.

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:06 AM

Here's a link to a charging handle latch that you may or may not like.  Think of it as "bling" for your LM4: http://www.ndzperfor.../ar-tl-mil2.htm

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:21 AM

I've been searching around, but can't seem to find the BCM gunfighter latches for sale by themselves. Since the RS charging handle won't work, I don't really want to spend ~$50 for it.

Has anyone seem them for sale?

Edited by MuchMoore, 01 January 2013 - 07:21 AM.


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Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:44 AM

A PTS Ranier Arms ambi charging handle for GBB's is set to be released soon. It is said to fit the LM4.

Edited by dos_Santos, 01 January 2013 - 08:45 AM.


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Posted 23 July 2013 - 07:07 PM

has anyone seen or heard anymore info about this?
i have access to a milling machine and i am willing to modify one if need be.

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 08:40 AM

View PostChuck S, on 30 December 2012 - 07:31 AM, said:

The BAD lever is a bad gimmick on the 5.56mm version and still a gimmick on an airsoft.  Ya don't need gimmicks on either!
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Sorry to disagree, but on a 5.56 the BAD lever is anything but a gimmick. Unless turning a complicated process of moving around body limbs in a stressful situation and making it simpler and faster is a gimmick.  But don't get me started on those new-fangled "smart phones" kids have these days! Its the good old rotaries for me!

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 11:35 AM

I just have one question. Can you do sub 3 second reloads without a BAD lever? I have video proof of a sub 2 second reload in an actual airsoft game where that speed payed off.

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 09:05 PM

Not to mention how much faster jam clearing is. Much much faster than original AR configuration. There is a reason why newer firearm designs feature trigger area bolt control.

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 09:44 PM

Silly Chuck, always about keeping it bare bones :P Put what you want on your gun. While it does seem a little crazy how much stuff people can put on their guns it's all for the sake of comfort and speed, and is that not a thing to strive for? I thought I had heard of a BAD lever being released that was made to fit the LM4, though I can't recall seeing it in a store yet. Personally I'm very excited for the stuff that PTS will be releasing soon, like the SSG ambidextrous selector and Ranier handle etc.

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 11:42 AM

The LM4 BAD lever was someone's custom project, but I can't remember who.

Personally I'm with Chuck, but to each is own. Everyone should set up his gun how it works best for him. That being said, BAD levers are very much an airsoft and range shooter thing. You almost never see them in combat or with SWAT guys. The reason being is they really easy to accidentally trigger.

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 01:52 PM

I did a write up on it... Training, training, training, to avoid fumble fingers!

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 01:12 PM

I've run a bad lever on my lm4 and to every active shooting class I've been to with my ar. By active I mean moving and high stress, never once accidentally hit it or locked the bolt back. I know a few bearded Vikings that swear by them in "real world" use especially clearing a jam while being shot at by things other than plastic, and the 0.1 seconds it takes to send the bolt home. Now for lefty shooters it can cause problems with locking it by propper trigger discipline




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