DPMS 223 Remington A3 Lite 16" 1:9 Complete Upper with A2 Front Sight - 16"

Manufactured by DPMS Arms
SKU: 60572
MPN: 60572
Manufactured by DPMS Arms
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The DPMS A3 Lite is a lightweight, reliable, and surprisingly affordable upper receiver perfect for your next build. The heart of this upper half is the flat top A3 upper receiver, cut from the same 7075-T6 aluminum as traditional MIL-SPEC receivers. The drop in Glacier Guard handguards feature a effective double heat shields to keep your hands cool during extended strings of fire. This receiver is equipped with a fixed A2 front sight gas block.

  • 16" lightweight contour barrel
  • 5.56 NATO chamber with 1:9 twist rate
  • A2 front sight gas block
  • Glacier Guard carbine handguards with heat shield
  • Effective A2 flash hider
  • A3 style flat top receiver
  • Includes bolt carrier group and charging handle

DPMS Firearms offers a wide variety of AR-10 and AR-15 components as well as complete rifles. Every component is made to strict standards by experts in order to provide you with an accurate and reliable rifle. Founded in 1985, DPMS has been around for a while, so they know what it takes to bring high quality firearms to the market.
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Good quality, excellent price.

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This was on sale at the time and couldn't pass it up. Compare this to a Colt LE6920 and the quality differences are apparent. The bolt is very snug out of the box. I have to use the forward assist to get the bolt in all the way. That will ease with use, but never had that happen before. I remove the handguards and they are ll plastic, no metal. The barrel contour is different than a standard Colt M4 at the chamber neck. The barrel nut is slightly off-clock and consequently the front sight is off about 1-2 degrees. In comparison, the Colt LE6920 shows why it cost 4x as much, but this will totally workable for an everyday AR15.