COLT LE CARBINE LE6940 AR15 5.56MM
Guns International #: 100332394 Seller's Inventory #: LE6940
Category: Colt Rifles - AR-15 - Military Rifles - US
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Seller: Elk County Ammo and Arms
Company: Elk County Ammo and Arms
Member Since: 5/10/11
Country: United States
Phone: (814) 834-9451
Fax: (844) 553-1123
Number of Active Listings: 2897
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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COLT LE CARBINE LE6940 AR15 5.56MM!!!!!!!
This upper receiver traces its origins back some six years to guns Colt produced for the SCAR (Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle) program of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). It is designed to obviate the need for a separate multiple-rail handguard for mounting accessories, affording perfect alignment of accessories mounted in-line with the primary optical device, providing extreme rigidity, and allowing the removal and reinstallation of optics without loss of zero. Additionally, the handguard section provides sufficient ventilation to prevent heat buildup around the barrel. And the monolithic upper weighs less than a standard upper receiver with separate quad-rail handguard attached.
The upper, made from a CNC-machined 7075-T6 aluminum forging, features integral top and side Picatinny rails extending forward just to the rear of the gas block. Recesses for quick-detachable sling swivels are located on both side rails. The bottom rail is a separate piece that can be detached for cleaning or installation of under-barrel accessories. All rail sections have numbered slots for repeatable installation of devices.
The 1:7-inch twist of the barrel and 5.56x45 mm NATO chamber allow the use of 55-grain, 62-grain and 77-grain ammunition. The M4-style barrel measures 0.750 inches at the gas block, but decreases to 0.640 inches under the handguard, and incorporates the M4-style step. Barrel attachment is by way of an improved barrel nut that reportedly offers greater strength.