If you're looking for an intermediate-weight AR platform rifle that's roughly the size of an AR-15 but will out-perform the LR-308 in terms of distance, stop right here. Check out the first of our new line AR rifles chambered in 6.5 Grendel! Build yours today, and set yourself apart from the rest of the "gun guys" out there, while you're dinging steel from 1,000 yards away.
This build kit comes with a 20-inch parkerized barrel chambered in the 6.5 Grendel caliber with a 1:8 twist rate. You also get a 15" handguard that comes with lots of M-LOK real estate for mounting your bipod, vertical grip, tac light, or whatever else you could think of. The cool thing about this kit is that unlike traditional AR type rifles, this one is side-charging, meaning you chamber your mag's initial round by pulling the handle that sticks out the right side of the upper receiver. Pretty badass, huh? We thought so too. After that, all you need are mags and ammo, and either backup sights or the optic of your choice. Get building and then get to kicking some steel or paper ass from the next county over!
Curious to learn more about the 6.5 Grendel? Check out this guide:
6.5 Grendel Rifle Kit Specs:
Barrel Length: 20″
Barrel Profile: Heavy
Gas System: Rifle-length
Barrel Steel: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium
Barrel Finish: Parkerization
Muzzle Thread: 5/8-24
Chamber: 6.5 Grendel Type II
Twist Rate: 1:8
Diameter at Gas Block: 0.750”
Gas Block Type: Low-profile
Muzzle Device: A2 flash hider
Receiver Material: Forged 7075 T6
Receiver Type: Low-profile w/ Picatinny
Handguard Type: 15” M-Lok
Bolt Carrier Group Included: Yes
Bolt Steel: Shot-peened, MPI-tested, 9310
Bolt Carrier Profile: M-16 Full-auto
Charging Handle Included: Yes
6.5 Grendel Rifle Kit Features:
- Complete built kit (w/ optional 80% lower)
- Features match-grade 4150 barrel
- No FFL required to purchase
- Ships straight to your front door
- Upper is pre-built and ready to fire
- Mil-spec fittings and finishes
- Proudly built in the U.S.A.
- Backed by a Lifetime Warranty
Barrel: Nitride-coated, match-grade, 20”, chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. Made of 4150 steel. Features 1:8 twist rate and rifle-length gas system. Includes 12” M-Lok handguard, 0.750″ diameter low profile gas block, and .308 sized A2 "birdcage" style muzzle brake.
Upper: Mil-spec, made of forged 7075 T6 aluminum. Hard-coat anodized (Type III).
Bolt: Mil-spec, M16 full-auto. Shot-peened, made of 9310 steel. Includes 8620 gas carrier.
80% Lower: Complete with an optional 80% lower. All lowers include mil-spec fittings and hard-coat anodizing.
Lower Parts Kit: Includes mil-spec CMMG lower parts kit. Features six-position M4 buttstock, shorty buffer tube, and buffer.
Charging handle: Standard 7075 Forged charging handle.
Please note: If completing your 6.5 Creedmoor build using the optional 80% lower, please select an 80 lower jig from our available options.
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