I religiously check the Brownlells new products section looking for new hardware to separate me from my money. Well today I saw the HABU MOD1 CHARGING HANDLE listed. The HABU MOD1 CHARGING HANDLE at this time is only available for the AR-15 but I found it an interesting enough product that I thought I would post this and ask for public opinion on the 308AR FB page.
The HABU MOD1 CHARGING HANDLE was designed by veterans who saw a need for an integral M4/AR15 cheek riser. This was needed to better align the shooters eye with magnified optics with short eye reliefs. The Army and Marine Corps both issue magnified optics to their ground troops. For many years it has been impossible for most shooters to attain a proper sight picture without goose-necking, until now. The HABU™ solves this issue and will provide the solution that many asked for, yet only Falcon 37 delivered.
Why HABU MOD1 CHARGING HANDLE is a “Must Have” AR Accessory
By combining the charging handle and cheek rest HABU Mod 1 not only accelerates and improves operation of the AR platform, it looks BAD-ASS… like it belongs there! Using Major v.s. minor motor skills for it’s operation which is critical for Entry Teams, Military personnel and other high stress environments, the shooter can more effectively grip HABU to get his or her gun back in the fight.
A shooter must have consistent, proper cheek weld on any gun platform they’re shooting. The charging handle on the AR platform prevents attachment of most cheek rest devices without stock modifications. Falcon 37 Inc. wanted to create an ergonomic cheek rest device that wouldn’t get in the way of a charging handle while keeping the shooters cheek in the proper position using optics. Having proper cheek weld on the gun minimizes the time the shooter spends “chasing the red dot or reticle” with their eye.
HABU MOD1 CHARGING HANDLE FEATURES:
• Smoother to Operate
• Works on any Stock
• Requires only Major Motor Skills
• Built in, adjustable cheek riser for shooter stability
• Racks like a pistol slide
• Patent Pending latch eliminates latch release
• Minimizes “back spray” into shooters eyes
• Made of 7075 T6 aluminum to Mil Spec standards
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The HABU MOD 1 Advanced Engagement Charging Handle allows for robust charging of the AR-15, while simultaneously integrating a cheek riser. The HABU’s unique form factor is designed for the non-dominant hand to charge the rifle, much like a semi-automatic handgun, using your full grasp & hand. This design is completely ambidextrous, with no small latches to worry about engaging. Proper cheek weld can also be attained, without the use of stock mounted cheek risers, which often interfere with operating the charging handle. The HABU works with any commercially available AR-15 buttstock, both collapsible & fixed. The cheek riser’s placement can also be adjusted front to back to suite the shooter’s needs & comfort. When shooting suppressed, gases exiting the rear almost entirely negated. The handle is machined from 7075 T6 aluminum, with the cheek riser being molded from a matte black polymer.