Ruger 8500 AR-556 Sporting Rifle Semi-Auto 5.56 Nato 16.1″ Barrel 30+1 Black Oxide

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Ruger & Company Inc.

The Ruger AR-556 semi-automatic, M4-style, direct impingement modern Sporting Rifle offers consumers an affordable, American-made Sporting Rifle with the rugged reliability they have come to expect from Ruger. 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. Chambered in 5.56 NATO, the AR-556’s carbine-length, flat-top, M4 design is fully configured with a Ruger Rapid Deploy folding rear sight, milled F-height gas block with post front sight, forward assist, dust cover, brass deflector, telescoping six-position stock,improved trigger-reach grip, enlarged trigger guard and one 30-round Magpul PMag. Standardized M4/AR components are utilized throughout, so the AR-556 can be customized easily.


  • Mfg. Item #: 8500
  • Model: AR-556
  • Operating System: Direct Impingement
  • Caliber: 223 Remington/5.56 NATO
  • Barrel 16.1? Cold Hammer Forged Chrome-Moly Steel
  • Twist: 1:8″ RH
  • Capacity: 30 1 Accepts all AR-15 / M16 Magazines
  • Safety: Lever
  • Sights: Ruger Rapid Deploy Folding Rear Sight / Post Front Sight
  • Weight: 6.5 lbs
  • Stock: Black Synthetic, Six-Position M-4 Style Collapsible
  • Finish: Black Oxide/Hardcoat Anodized



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