8.5 inch AR-15 NR Side Charging 458 Socom M-LOK Melonite Upper
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This 458 Socom upper starts with a Gibbz Arms G4 Non Reciprocating Side Charging Billet Aluminum receiver, mated to a Tactical Kinetics 8.5 inch 458 Socom, Pistol Length Gas System, 1:14 Twist, Heavy Profile, Nitride/Melonite treated barrel. The Gibbz Arms receiver is a proprietary patented receiver that has a non reciprocating side charging handle - handle stays forward during cycling. Side handle is on the opposite side of ejection port allowing the shooter to quickly charge or recharge the weapon without taking finger off the trigger and eye off the scope. Tactical Kinetics is one of our major partners and they produce excellent, accurate barrels. The Bowden Rail is a free floated system, M-LOK slots on all three sides, full length picatinny rail at the top, lightweight handguard. Barrel Nut is made out of solid steel to ensure a solid mounting system.
Bolt Carrier Group is OPTIONAL. We offer a BCG from Azimuth Technology, M16 Profile, Properly Staked Gas Key, MP Tested, 8620 Carrier, 9310 Bolt, Nitride Treated.
NOTE: We recommend E-LANDER 458 Socom Magazines for this caliber.
We also offer a CHOICE of Muzzle Devices - upgrade the flash hider to a Black or Stainless Competition Muzzle Brake. This is an enhanced version of the popular style muzzle brakes. The ports are milled larger and up to near the center line for maximum recoil reduction.
UPPER RECEIVER: Gibbz Arms G4 Non Reciprocating Side Charging Billet Aluminum Receiver with Gen 2 Handle, M4 Feed Ramps, Type III Hardcoat Anodized Black (Gibbz Cam Pin Included)
BARREL: 8.5 inch, 458 Socom Caliber, 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel, 1:14 Twist, Heavy Profile, Nitride/Melonite Treated - made by Tactical Kinetics
HANDGUARD: 7 inch M-LOK Free Floated, Machined out of 6061 T6 Aluminum – made by Bowden Tactical
GAS SYSTEM: Pistol Length, Direct Impingement, Stainless Steel Tube
GAS BLOCK: Low Profile Gas Block, Machined out of 4140 Steel
MUZZLE DEVICE: Standard A2 5/8-24 (enlarged to 458 cal) Flash Hider with Crush Washer
100% MADE IN THE USA
OPTIONAL: ADD an Azimuth 458 Socom Nitride M16 Profile BCG
OPTIONAL: UPGRADE Muzzle Device to a Black or Stainless Competition Muzzle Brake