Light, Fast-Handling Upper With High-End Features
Complete, T-marked flattop upper comes with high-end custom features and accessories already installed – just snap on your lower receiver. Special cuts and uniquely-patterned holes in the handguard save weight and enhance barrel cooling, while four Picatinny rails offer plenty of accessory mounting space. Chrome-lined, 16" barrel has unique diamond-pattern exterior fluting that enhances rigidity and cooling. Chambered for 5.56 NATO, also features a Yankee Hill Phantom 5C2 flash suppressor/compensator, and 1-7" rifling to stabilize heavy, match-grade bullets. Lightweight has a 7¼" long carbine handguard, end cap, flip-up rear sight, and gas block with integral flip-up front sight. Lightweight Specter - Specter-length handguard (9¾" long), end cap, low-profile gas block, flip-up rear sight, and forearm-mounted flip-up front sight. Lightweight Specter XL - same features as Specter but with a 12½" long rifle handguard.
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SPECS: Receiver - 7075 T6 aluminum, mil-spec Type III hardcoat anodized, matte black finish. Barrel – 16" long. Chrome-moly-vanadium steel, heat treated to Rc 25-32, matte black finish. 1-7" twist. Lightweight – 4 lb. 7 oz. (2kg) wt. Lightweight Specter – 4 lb. 9 oz. (2 kg) wt. Lightweight Specter XL – 4 lb. 12 oz. (2.1kg) wt.