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Wilson Combat, an Arkansas-based manufacturer of firearms and firearm accessories, is introducing their Upper Receivers available in Flat Dark Earth, brand new for 2014. Chambered in .300 AAC Blackout and forged from 7075-T6 aluminum alloy, these uppers have a low profile gas block and a bolt carrier assembly with an NP3 surface finish. In addition, they come with Wilson Combat’s Accu-Tac Flash Hider, a three-prong device which uses external accurizing flutes to improve muzzle harmonics, dissipate flash and minimize muzzle signature without sacrificing accuracy.

There are two variants of Wilson Combat uppers available in Flat Dark Earth: the SBR and Recon. The SBR has an overall weight of three pounds, two ounces, while the Recon weighs four pounds, two ounces. The barrel to be used with each upper is 11.3″ for SBR, and 16″ for Recon. It comes with M4 style feed ramps and features a 1:8 twist rate. The manufacturer suggested retail price for each upper receiver in Flat Dark Earth is $1,250. See below for additional details.

Upper Specifications

-Upper Receiver: Forged 7075-T6
-Laser Etching: Wilson Combat Logo and Caliber
-T.R.I.M.: Tactical Rail Interface, 10.4″ (9.3″ for 16-inch Recon Upper)
-Gas Block: Lo-Profile
-Bolt Carrier Assembly: NP3 Plated
-Muzzle Device: Accu-Tac Flash Hider
-Finish: Flat Dark Earth Armor-Tuff on Upper Receiver and Barrel
-Weight: 3 lb. 6 oz. (4 lb., 2 oz. for 16-inch Recon Upper)

Barrel Specifications

-Chamber: 300 AAC Blackout
-Feed Ramps: M4 Style
-Gas Block Seat: .750″ Diameter by .920″ Length – Dimpled for Set Screw
-Gas System: Pistol Length (Carbine Length for 16-inch Recon Upper)
-Length: 11.3″ (16″ for Recon upper)
-Material: Stainless Steel, Type 416R, Barrel Grade
-Muzzle Threads: 5/8″ x 24
-Profile: SBR Tactical (Recon Tactical for 16-inch Recon Upper)
-Rifling: 1:8, RH, Six Groove, Precision Button Rifling
-Weight: 22 oz. (35 oz. for 16-inch Recon Upper)

For more information about the new Flat Dark Earth upper receivers and other products offered by Wilson Combat, please visit www.shopwilsoncombat.com/300-AAC-Blackout/products

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