If you're looking for an AR-15 with a classic CAR-15 or M4 look that's a little flashier than the platform on which its based, check this out. We take the old M4 build style and give it a stainless steel barrel for a refined version of a previous era's workhorse. This kit features a 16" stainless steel barrel chambered in 5.56mm NATO, and a fixed A2 front sight. It's also got a fixed heat dissipator handguard, just like they did back in the day. All you need to do is supply mags and a rear sight of your choice.
AR 15 RIFLE KIT SPECS:
Gas System: Carbine-length
Barrel Profile: M4
Barrel Steel: 416R
Barrel Finish: Stainless steel
Chrome Lining: No
Muzzle Thread: 1/2×28
Twist Rate: 1:7
Barrel Extension: M4
Gas Block Size: .750″
Gas Block Type: Low-profile
Muzzle Device: A2 Flash hider
Receiver Material: Forged 7075 T6
Receiver Type: M4
Handguard Type: CAR-style fixed
Bolt Carrier Group Included: Yes
Bolt Steel: 9310 steel, magnetic particle inspected
Bolt Carrier Profile: Full-auto
Charging Handle Included: Yes
Overall Length: 24.5″
Benefits of the 16” Carbine-Length Stainless Steel-Barreled AR 15 Rifle Kit:
- 100% legal to own and ship to your front door
- Not considered a firearm – no FFL paperwork needed!
- 416R stainless barrel and Freedom parts kit ensure sub-MOA accuracy
- Prebuilt upper with gas system removes the guesswork of rifle making
- Includes bolt carrier group, free-floated M-Lok handguard and lower parts kit
AR 15 Rifle Kit Details (Expanded):
Barrel: 16″ carbine-length with stainless steel finish, chambered in 5.56mm, 1:7 twist rate, .750″ low-profile gas block, CAR-style/M4-style fixed handguard, with an A2 “birdcage” flash hider.
Upper Receiver Assembly: Forged from 7075 T6 aluminum, hard-coat anodized in black for durability, features M4 feed ramps, and are made in the USA.
Bolt Carrier Group: The bolt carrier is made from 9310 steel and has a staked gas key and black nitride finish. The bolt itself comes complete with an extractor spring and O-ring insert. It accepts .223 Wylde, 5.56mm, and .300BLK calibers (though you should NEVER attempt to use a caliber for which your rifle is not chambered), and is magnetic particle inspected.
80% Lower Receiver: Choose to receive a forged or billet Fire/Safe 80% lower receiver. Our lower receivers are anodized to match the upper receiver perfectly. and they come ready for machining of the trigger pocket and drilling of the safety selector and trigger pin holes.
AR-15 Lower Parts Kit: includes all parts needed to complete the lower receiver including pistol grip, mil-spec safety selector, and trigger/fire control group.
Lower Assembly: comes with complete buffer tube assembly including buffer, buffer spring, six-position buffer tube, latch plate, castle nut, and butt stock based on original Colt design.
Charging Handle: standard size, made from 6061 aluminum.
Please note: This build kit requires that the builder complete the 80% lower receiver themselves, but that’s the rewarding part of the experience (and the only way to build your own AR-15 without the need of an FFL transfer or serialization).
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