At American Spirit Arms we're proud to offer our industry-leading Side Charger Receiver. This receiver was designed as one of the most highly desired options for the AR-15. By relocating the charging action to the side, as opposed to the rear of the receiver, the shooter can maintain a sight position and shooting position while charging the chamber with ammunition. Additionally, the charging handle on our side charger receiver does not reciprocate with the action of the bolt. This provides a much safer operation than the alternative.
Requires a bolt carrier with a proprietary notch cut which is not included with upper receiver. You may send your bolt carrier to American Spirit Arms and have the service done for a nominal fee, or purchase a Brownells Bolt Carrier with this specific cut.
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SPECS: Compatible with all Mil-Spec Lowers and most Billet Lowers on the market, Compatible with all calibers that fit in the AR15 platform (6.8SPC, 6.5Grendal, 7.62x39, 300blk, etc…), Not compatible with .22 conversion kits, Compatible with any rail/hand guard system (Rail/hand guard systems with indexing tabs may need to be modified), Compatible with Gas Piston systems (Adams Arms, Osprey, etc…), Will work with any carrier after the carrier has been properly modified, Not compatible with Magpul BAD Levers, Will work with the Phase 5 Tactical EBRv2-SC, Bolt catch may need to be modified in some cases due to thickness of the catch.