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yumyums
10-13-2009, 7:36 PM
I have a question about my newly assembled AR... this is my first time around so bare with me here. I just put on a complete Stag 2HT upper and when locking open the action, the charging handle is free and doesnt lock back.

My question is when locking back the bolt, is the charging handle supposed to lock back as well? or should it be free?

Thanks for any help.

Josh3239
10-13-2009, 7:39 PM
It should be free. There is nothing that would push it forward, the charging handle just sits in that little groove on the top of the upper.

tuna quesadilla
10-13-2009, 7:41 PM
That's normal.

sevensix2x51
10-13-2009, 7:42 PM
normal. just push it back forward, and latch it to the upper receiver.

yumyums
10-13-2009, 8:27 PM
Thanks for the replies. I don't know why but I just pictured it to lock back...

CHS
10-13-2009, 10:00 PM
CONGRATULATIONS!

Your AR is working exactly as it should! :)