Strike Industries AR-Enhanced Bolt Catch

    Strike Industries has added another component to their catalog of AR upgrades.

    The SI Enhanced Bolt Catch is another piece in our line of high quality parts for the AR. The SI AR-EBC features an extra wide bolt catch lever surface making its operation effortless. Its solid construction and clean matte black finish make it a great looking replacement or build project. It’s a great value for an essential item. If you need the parts to keep your AR in top shape, look no further than S.I.

    MSRP: $13.95

    Package includes:
    1 x AR Enhanced Bolt Catch


    • Mil-Spec bolt catch
    • Wide surface area bolt catch latch for enhanced operation
    • Solid steel construction
    • Sleek SI Design

    I go back and forth as to whether I like modifications to my bolt catch.  I’ve been using the BAD Lever for a while, but I’m not as thrilled about having things hanging around inside my trigger guard.  Readers, what do you think?  Is this a mod you would consider?

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