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Lead & Steel Charging Handle, Open Directed Expansion (C.H.O.D.E.)

5.00 out of 5
(7 reviews)

$99.99 $59.99

$99.99 $59.99

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  • 7075-T6 Aluminum

    Constructed from 7075-T6 aluminum with a Type III hard coat anodized finish

  • Suppressor Ready

    Higher rear shelf & relief cuts designed to divert suppressor gasses

  • User Friendly

    Serrated edges and ambidextrous controls allow for one handed manipulation

  • Lightweight

    Weighing in at just under one ounce to save weight


Lead & Steel Charging Handle, Open Directed Expansion (C.H.O.D.E.)

Lead & Steel proudly presents our Charging Handle, Open Directed Expansion, or C.H.O.D.E.

The C.H.O.D.E. carries a lifetime warranty & was developed in partnership with Breek Arms.

  • Material: 7075-T6 aluminum
  • Finish: Type-III, hard-coat anodized
  • Reduced-size, ambidextrous release levers; 2.40″ total width
  • Set-back latches work great with large/wide optics
  • Allows for one-handed manipulation
  • Higher rear shelf & relief cuts intended to divert suppressor gasses
  • Weighs in at just under 1 ounce!
  • Made in the USA


5.00 out of 5
(7 reviews)

7 reviews for Lead & Steel Charging Handle, Open Directed Expansion (C.H.O.D.E.)

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  1. 5 out of 5

    osvaldo b. (verified owner)

    Super great products super fast shipping very pleased withy purchase

  2. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

  3. 5 out of 5

    Andrew (verified owner)

    Love this charging handle so far. Easy to use and great size. Any chance y’all are making an AR-10 version? I’ll buy that one too.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Robert (verified owner)

  5. 5 out of 5

    Jonathan R. (verified owner)

    Smoothest charging handle action I’ve ever felt. Worth the investment

  6. 5 out of 5

    Robert P. (verified owner)

    Received as ordered and looks to be an excellent charging handle. Can’t wait to finish my AR build using this CHODE!

  7. 5 out of 5


    Great charging handle. Love that the handles are shorter than the regular Warhammer which are just too damn long. The L&S version is the perfect size, and the higher rear shelf lip plus a relief cut for gas is a great added touch for shooting suppressed. Nicely done Lead & Steel!

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