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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/21/2005 5:30:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/22/2005 8:50:36 AM EDT by georgiaboy]
I'm needing a little help with an upper I picked up at a funshow. The guy said it's a Wilson. However, per the pics on their site, the muzzle brake doesn't match. Any help is greatly appreciated. It shoots fine, 1.5"-2" w/Q3131a, and no jamming (since I added a heavy buffer). With the price I paid, I'm not hurt. I'm just kind of curious.

14.5" barrel w/perm muzzle brake
FSB is marked F (RI) 1 [RI is in a circle]
the barrel is a M4 profile and lite under the handguards
there are no markings on the barrel, but the first 3"-4" are polished blue instead of matte

Pics added. Thanks in advance for the help.



Link Posted: 9/22/2005 2:40:37 PM EDT
He probably tried to have you believe it was a Wilson Combat...it's not. Wilson Arms produces the barrels for RRA. That looks like it was a RRA HBAR M4 barrel, that someone had turned down under the handguards and looks like it has a KKF long A2 flash suppressor on it.

It's not a Wilson Combat, but don't worry, unless you paid a bunch, you didn't get hosed and this should be a fine upper.
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 4:04:39 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 8:30:14 PM EDT
Outstanding guys. Thanks for the help. I picked it up for $225 without b/bc/ch, and it shoots fine so I'm happy. This was part of my first AR. I was trying to put one together on the cheap for a patrol rifle. Once I figured out that it needed a "h" buffer to cycle properly, I've been very happy with it. Thanks again for the help.
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