12.5 inch AR-15 5.56 NATO Carbine length Melonite Upper w/Can
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This 5.56 NATO upper starts with an AR-15 MILSPEC 7075 T6 Forged Aluminum receiver, mated to a Tactical Kinetics 12.5 inch 5.56 NATO, Carbine Length Gas System, 1:7 Twist, Medium Profile, Nitride/Melonite treated barrel. Tactical Kinetics is one of best AR barrel manufacturers in the industry and they produce high quality, accurate barrels. The Axis 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.
This configuration has an extended handguard longer than the barrel, with a flash can to provide a sleek look and maximum sight radius.
Bolt Carrier Group and Charging Handle is OPTIONAL. We offer TWO choices of BCG. 1) a NITRIDE BCG, M16 Profile, Properly Staked Gas Key, MP Tested, 8620 Carrier, 9310 Bolt. OR 2) a NICKEL BORON BCG, M16 Profile, Properly Staked Gas Key, MP Tested, 8620 Carrier, 9310 Bolt. Standard Charging Handle included in options.
We can also UPGRADE the GAS BLOCK to an Adjustable Gas Block. Great option if you are using a suppressor or just want to fine tune your system.
Also an OPTION is COLOR. We can change the receiver and handguard to MAGPUL FDE (FLAT DARK EARTH) COLOR (see pictures).
UPPER RECEIVER: AR-15 Mil-Spec Machined out of 7075-T6 Forged Aluminum, M4 Feed Ramps, Type III Hardcoat Anodized Black with Forward Assist and Ejection Port Cover Installed
BARREL: 12.5 inch, 5.56 NATO Caliber, 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel, 1:7 Twist, Medium Profile, Nitride/Melonite Treated - made by Tactical Kinetics
HANDGUARD: 15 inch M-LOK Free Floated, Machined out of 6061 T6 Aluminum – made by Axis MFG
GAS SYSTEM: Carbine Length, Direct Impingement, Stainless Steel Tube
GAS BLOCK: Low Profile Gas Block, Machined out of 4140 Steel
MUZZLE DEVICE: Standard Slimline Flash Can
100% MADE IN THE USA
OPTIONAL: ADD a Nitride OR Nickel Boron M16 Profile BCG; and Standard Charging Handle
OPTIONAL: UPGRADE GAS BLOCK to an Adjustable Gas Block
OPTIONAL: COLOR Change to a Magpul FDE Colored Receiver and 15 inch M-LOK Magpul FDE Colored Handguard