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AR-15 5.56 Upper with 16.5 Inch Shark Mouth Handguard and Stainless Micro Comp

When you get an AR15 and want ALL the rails this is the upper for you!  Having too much exposed barrel just doesn’t look that good, so this upper takes care of that entirely. It’s light and with iron sights you will have a superior sight radius for accuracy, which you’ll need with our stainless barrel shooting sub MOA at 100 yards. The “Shark” cut outs not only give a custom look but also give you space around the muzzle compensator so the handguard isn’t damaged. All in all, our AR-15 5.56 Upper With 16.5 Inch Shark Mouth Octagonal Handguard And Stainless Micro Compensator is great looking and has incredible accuracy!

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Original price was: $599.95.Current price is: $429.95.

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UPC: 617201302705
Category: AR-15, AR-15 5.56 .223 Upper Receivers, AR-15 Complete Upper Receivers, AR-15 Uppers, AR-15 Uppers, Specials
Tags: 16" Barrel, 5.56, Anodized, AR-15, Black, KeyMod, Muzzle Compensator

This handguard is made with 6061 aluminum extrusion that we CNC to meet our strict standards with top quality tooling.  The top rail is Mil-spec, as are the KeyMod slots.  This is a total length of 16.5” that covers the end of the muzzle device.  We now use steel barrel nuts that can take greater torque specs while not adding too much weight.  We pride ourselves on quality and safety, so our 16.5” handguards allow you to properly grip your rifle (or pistol) while still leaving lots of room to mount an angled grip, flashlight, laser, and a variety of accessories.

Our 5.56 16” Stainless Steel is made out of 416R Stainless steel.  Our barrels have a 12 step process that helps set us apart from the competition.  Most of our competitors only use 8 processes or use inferior stainless steel.  The 416R is perfect for handling accuracy and durability, but don’t beat it up, stainless steel is not a load and dumps lots of ammo kind of barrel.  Stainless steel will last 50,000 rounds, but you cannot let the barrel get too hot.  It also can get better grouping over time, unlike our nitrided barrels that stay the same groupings for about 15,000 rounds average lifespan.  Our 16” is better than most 20” barrels on the market.  This shoots SUB-MOA out of the box and will get better groupings as time goes on if you a careful and don’t beat up the barrel.  This barrel is great for short and long-range shooting up to 800 yards!

Our Barrel nuts are cut from bar stock carpenter 4140 steel and milled out, giving you a better than mil-spec hold for your barrel extension.  We torque our barrel nuts 40-80 lbs onto our uppers, giving no chance of loosening while you shoot.

Our billet upper is made locally in Phoenix, in our facility. We start off from a solid block of 6061 aluminum and CNC it down to spec.  The billet is much harder and more consistent than forged. Forged has a tendency to crack and loosen through wear and tear over time, while billet will last 5x longer than a forged upper.  We now include all of our uppers with super durable billet.  We Type 3 hard coat anodize our aluminum to make it almost as hard as steel.

  • Precision Billet Mil-Spec Upper
  • 16″ 1:8 Twist 5.56 Caliber 416R Stainless Steel Match Grade Barrel
  • Assembled And Made By Veriforce Tactical
  • 3 Lbs. 2oz Total Weight
  • 16.5″ Length Octagonal Universal Keymod Free Float USA Made With Shark Slant
  • Mid-Length Gas System With Low Profile Gas Block
  • Full 1 Year Warranty
  • BCG And Charging Handle Not Included ($110 Extra)
  • 5 Sided Keymods At The 90, 135, 180, 225, 270 Degree Marks
  • Stainless Micro Compensator
  • Headspace Tested
Weight: 64 oz
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1 review for AR-15 5.56 Upper with 16.5 Inch Shark Mouth Handguard and Stainless Micro Comp

  1. Mark Angel

    Great product. Fires like a champ. This is the 8th upper that I have bought from Veriforce. Love their quality of products and prices too.

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