Ruger AR-556 5.56 Nato Rifle 16″ Model 8501

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Ruger AR-556 5.56 Nato Rifle 16″ Model 8501

The Ruger® AR-556® semi-automatic, M4-style, direct impingement Modern Sporting Rifle offers consumers an affordable, American-made Modern 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. Standardized M4/AR components are utilized throughout, so the AR-556® can be customized easily.

  • Caliber: 5.56×45 NATO / .223
  • Stock: Black Synthetic, Collapsible
  • Finish: Type III Hard Coat Anodized
  • Front Sight: Adjustable Post
  • Height: 8.00″
  • Rear Sight: Adjustable Ruger® Rapid Deploy
  • Weight: 6.50 lbs.
  • Barrel Length: 16.10″
  • Overall Length: 32.25″ – 35.50″
  • Thread Pattern: 1/2″-28
  • Grooves: 6
  • Length of Pull 10.25″ – 13.50″
  • Capacity: Model 8501 is the Canadian legal capacity variant of the 8500, featuring a 5 round rifle magazine.
  • Twist: 1:8″ RH
  • Width: 2.50″

Additional information

Weight 2 kg


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