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Posted: 7/25/2013 12:59:14 AM EST
I have a question regarding a brand new upper that I just purchased for a build I'm doing.

I purchased a brand new Armalite U15A4B complete upper, and as you can see in the picture, it has a 1/7 twist. I cannot find any info showing that Armalite sells these uppers in anything other than 1/9. The only upper with a 1/7 twist that I could see on their site was the SPR upper.

Has anybody else seen this, or know anything about it? I wanted a 1/7 barrel, which is why I purchased this specific upper.

I am just curious if this upper was one that was made for a LE contract possibly, since it is my understanding that Armalite will do 1/7 twist for agencies requesting that, or if they are finally offering 1/7 barrels now in their M15 lineup.

Here are a few pics of the new upper-

Link Posted: 7/25/2013 1:10:30 AM EST
Link Posted: 7/25/2013 2:09:14 AM EST
Good call. Thanks.
Link Posted: 7/25/2013 8:27:48 AM EST
I was told we did some special uppers with the 1:7 twist barrel but it's not the normal offering which is why you won't see it on our website.

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This was the reply from Armalite over on the Industry forum.

That is pretty cool. I picked this upper up for $525 brand new in the box, which was a good deal.
Link Posted: 7/25/2013 8:29:54 AM EST
I would much rather have the 1/7 barrel. Congrats!
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