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Colt Bold Ideas Expert CRE-18, Semi-Automatic, 5.56x45mm, 18" Barrel, 30 Rounds, 30 Round Capacity

Item # WX2-667920

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Details & Specs
Model: CRE18T
UPC: 857733006270

Built from the ground up for the demanding 3-gun shooter, the "Expert" CRE-18 combines the best Colt® has to offer with premium aftermarket components from Bold Ideas... creating the ultimate shooting-sports Rifle! It all starts with a premium, air-gauged, match-grade stainless barrel that offers sub-MOA accuracy right out of the box.

At the heart of the CRE-18, a 7075 forged upper and lower are precision-fitted to deliver rock-solid stability with almost no movement. Contained within, a Colt Competition match-grade trigger that breaks clean at ~6 lbs. The rifle-length gas system is controlled by an innovative adjustable gas block engineered by Bold Ideas, and can be adjustable without tools, allowing you to tailor the gas flow to your loads.

Take home the gold.

Poised and ready for competition, the CRE-18 offers reliable performance and topnotch accuracy. In fact, each Colt Competition Rifle is tested for accuracy and Colt guarantees you can shoot a 3-shot group of 1" or less at 100 yards... right from the box!

  • Match-grade, air-gauged, polished 416 stainless steel custom barrel
  • Externally-adjustable gas block lets you fine-tune the gas flow for specific loads
  • SureFire MB556K muzzle device delivers competition-grade performance
  • 1 in 8" R.H. twist rifling optimized for 50 Grain to 77 Grain bullets
  • Gas-operated, original direct-impingement system for guaranteed accuracy
  • Colt Competition "Twin-Port" muzzle brake
  • Colt Competition 15" vented modular float-tube handguard
  • 5.5" top-mounted Picatinny handguard rail with 11 slots
  • Colt Competition match-target trigger. Nickel-Teflon coated. Breaks at ~6 lbs.
  • Colt Competition low-profile gas block
  • Colt Competition charging handle with extended tactical latch
  • Matched bold and bolt carrier with H-buffer
  • Forged and precision-fitted upper and lower receivers with forging mark
  • 13-Slot Picatinny rail on flat-top upper receiver
  • Includes a 30-rd. Magpul® magazine

Please note: scope not included. Order today!

Key Specifications
  • Caliber: 5.56x45mm / .223 Remington
  • Action: Semi-automatic
  • Round capacity: 30
  • Barrel length: 18"
  • Barrel style: Match-grade, air-gauged 416 stainless steel mid-weight
  • Barrel twist: 1:8"
  • Stock: Magpul 4-position adjustable stock
  • Upper receiver: 7075 forged and precision-fitted
  • Lower receiver: 7075 forged and precision-fitted
  • Pistol grip: Hogue rubber finger grip
  • Fire control: Colt Competition match-target trigger
  • Handguard: 15" vented modular float-tube
  • Overall length: 34.75"-38"
  • Overall weight: 6.92 lbs.
  • MFG Number: CRE18TGEN2
  • UPC: 857733006270
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