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DPMS 16" Mid-Len 5.56 1/7 Nitride Dissipator Upper w/A2 Carry Handle BCG & CH| DPMS
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DPMS 16" Mid-length 5.56 NATO 1/7 Nitride Dissipator Upper w/A2 Carry Handle, BCG, & CH

MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. $499.99
Model Number DP51655130077
SKU DP51655130077
UPC 850032424905

Product Details


Once upon a time, a "dissipator" AR was created by taking a 20" rifle-length gas system upper and cutting the barrel down to 16". This allowed the shooter to keep the long sight radius of a rifle for accuracy, but keep the carbine length barrel for maneuverability. The proximity of the gas port to the muzzle, however, played havoc with timing and made reliability a hit or miss proposition. Advances in AR technology have produced reliable carbine and mid-length gas systems, that can be hidden using low-profile gas blocks. This allows for a front sight base to be pinned in the rifle position for the longer sight radius without the worry of the unorthodox gas port location affecting operation. We use the term "mock" to differentiate our dissipator from a cut-down rifle length version.
Upper: Forged 7075-T6 A3 AR upper is made to MIL-SPECS and hard coat anodized black for durability. Featuring machined T marks, and a mil-spec finish. These uppers are made for us right here in the USA by a mil-spec manufacturer.
Each upper is assembled to order with care, and test fired. Bolt carrier group, charging handle, and carry handle included.


Manufacturer: DPMS Panther Arms
Product Line: Classic
Platform: AR-15
Gas System: Mid-Length
Diameter at Gas Block: .750
Barrel Length: 16"
Muzzle Thread: 1/2x28
Twist Rate: 1:7
Barrel Finish: Nitride
Caliber: 5.56/.223
Gas Block Type: Low-profile
Furniture: Classic
Handguard: A2 Rifle Length
Finish: Black
Bolt Steel: Carpenter 158
Bolt Carrier Profile: Full-auto
Charging Handle Included: Yes
Carry Handle included: Yes


UPC 850032424905
Model Number DP51655130077


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