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Ruger AR-556, Semi-Automatic, 5.56 NATO, 16.1" Barrel, 30 Rounds

Item # WX2-643528

Mfg. Number: RUG 8500

UPC: 736676085002

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Details & Specs

Ruger® AR-556 Semi-automatic 5.56 NATO Centerfire Rifle.

The Ruger AR-556 is a semi-automatic M4-style, direct impingement Modern Sporting Rifle that offers consumers a fun to shoot, affordable rifle with rugged reliability. Extensively tested during its development, the AR-556 is constructed from top-quality components, including forged 7075-T6 aluminum upper and lower receivers and a cold hammer-forged, chrome-moly steel barrel with M4 feed ramp cuts. This model is chambered in 5.56 NATO and comes equipped with a telescoping 6-position stock, 30-round Magpul magazine and enlarged trigger guard. Plus, it uses standardized M4 / AR components so customization is hassle free.

  • Forged 7075-T6 aluminum upper (type III hard-coat anodized) with forward assist, dust cover and brass deflector
  • Forged 7075-T6 aluminum lower with Type III hard-coat anodized finish
  • Heat-resistant nylon handguard for shooting comfort
  • Milled gas block is located at carbine length position for improved balance and handling
  • Ergonomic pistol grip features an extended trigger reach for more precise trigger control
  • Barrel nut and delta ring are designed for 1-person handguard removal and installation
  • Shot peened, 9310 alloy steel bolt
  • Multiple attachment points include a QD socket and bayonet lug, for many sling and accessory mounting options
  • Barrel is threaded (1/2"-28)
  • Includes 30-rd. Magpul PMAG magazine
Key Specifications
  • Item Number: 643528
  • Caliber: 5.56 NATO
  • Action: Semi-automatic
  • Capacity: 30
  • Barrel length: 16.10"
  • Barrel style: Medium contour, cold hammer-forged with Ruger flash suppressor
  • Barrel twist: 1:8"
  • Stock: 6-position telescoping M4-style synthetic
  • Length of pull: 10.25"-13.50"
  • Trigger: Single stage
  • Sights: Adjustable post front / Adjustable Ruger rapid deploy rear
  • Overall length: 32.25"-35.50"
  • Overall weight: 6.5 lbs.
  • Mfg. Number: 8500
  • UPC: 736676085002
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