PSA 16" CHF Mid-length Rifle Kit - 8978
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PSA 16" CHF MID-LENGTH RIFLE KIT - 8978
Barrel length 16"
Hammer Forged Barrel
Machine Gun Steel
5.56 Nato Chamber
1 in 7" twist
Extra-thick Chrome-lined bore and chamber
High pressure tested
Magnetic particle inspected
Full auto bolt carrier
Carpenter 158 Bolt
Single stage combat trigger
6-position mil-spec diameter buffer tube
Everything you need to turn your stripped lower into a rifle for one low introductory price. Kit includes a PSA 16" Hammer-Forged, Chrome-Lined, mid-length upper, BCG, charging handle and our Classic Lower Build Kit.
Lower Build Kit: Includes our M4-style stock, A2 Pistol grip, Palmetto State Armory Classic Lower Parts Kit with single-stage combat trigger, Mil-Spec size buffer tube, castle nut, end plate, carbine spring, and PSA Standard buffer.
Barrel: A proprietary blend of Hammer forged chrome molly vanadium made by FN that is referred to as "Machine Gun Steel" by virtue of its use in FN's M249 and M240 weapons. The hammer forging process work hardens the steel, making it more durable. In addition, the chrome process for the bore allows for a lining almost twice as thick as a standard M16 for enhanced durability. Chambered in 5.56 NATO, with a 1/7 twist, M4 barrel extension, and a mid-length gas system. The A2 style profile barrel is Mil-spec phosphate coated. Barrel is High Pressure tested, and Magnetic Particle inspected, to ensure quality and dependability, and is finished off with an F-marked front sight post with sling swivel, standard hand guards and an A2 flash hider.
Upper: Forged 7075-T6 A3 AR upper is made to MIL-SPECS and hard coat anodized black for durability. Featuring machined T marks, and a mil-spec finish. These uppers are made for us right here in the USA by a mil-spec manufacturer.
Bolt: Bolt is made of Shot-peened Mil-spec Carpenter 158 steel. Gas key is secured with grade 8 fasteners and staked per mil-spec. Bolt carrier is parkerized outside, chrome lined inside.
Each upper is assembled to order with care, and test fired.
Customers are responsible for ensuring that when assembling kits, they must adhere to all Local, State, and Federal laws.
Your new Palmetto State Armory kit will include the listed components that are required to assemble into a complete AR rifle or pistol:
Fire Control Group
- AR-15 Hammer
- Hammer Spring
- AR-15 Trigger
- Trigger Spring
- Trigger/Hammer Pins
- Disconnector Spring
Buffer Tube Assembly
- Buffer Tube
- Buffer Spring
- Castle Nut
- Latch Plate
- Buffer Retainer Detent
- Buffer Retainer Detent Spring
Takedown & Pivot Pin Assembly
- Takedown Pin
- Pivot Pin
- Takedown Springs (3)
- Takedown Detents (3)
Bolt Catch Assembly
- Bolt Catch
- Bolt Catch Detent
- Bolt Catch Detent Spring
- Bolt Catch Roll Pin
*Not included in 9mm build kits.
Magazine Catch Assembly
- Magazine Catch
- Magazine Catch Button
- Magazine Catch Spring
Safety Selector Assembly
- Safety Selector
- Selector Detent
- Selector Spring
Q & A
All NFA Rules ApplyThese items are controlled by the U.S. Government and authorized for export only to the country of ultimate destination for use by the ultimate consignee or end-user(s) herein identified. They may not be resold, transferred, or otherwise disposed of, to any other country or to any person other than the authorized ultimate consignee or end-user(s), either in their original form or after being incorporated into other items, without first obtaining approval from the U.S. government or as otherwise authorized by U.S. law and regulations.
Full Lifetime Warranty.
Palmetto State Armory firearms are covered by an industry leading Full Lifetime Warranty. This extends beyond the original purchaser. We want the person who bought a great quality firearm at an excellent price to have comfort in knowing that no matter what, the firearm can be fixed at no additional cost.
This includes shipping both ways.
We strive for excellence all the way through production and hope customers never have to use this warranty but we also pride ourselves in 99% non-repair/return ratio. It is there for peace of mind so that the consumer can be confident in their purchase. Should the consumer ever need to contact us regarding a repair under the warranty, simply use our contact form or give us a call at 877-560-7229.
Palmetto State Armory firearms and parts are backed by our Full Lifetime Warranty. Our PSA firearms and parts are warranted to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship for the serviceable lifetime of the firearm or part. All Palmetto State Armory barrels are machined and guaranteed to be concentric with the bore of our barrels.
For the Life of our product
The liability of Palmetto State Armory under this warranty shall be limited solely to the obligation to repair or replace the firearm/part or defect at its discretion, and to pay transportation and insurance charges for return of the firearm to the owner for a rightful warranty claim. This warranty is transferable for the serviceable lifetime of the firearm or part. Modification of firearm will void this warranty. This warranty does not cover normal wear or any damage resulting from careless handling, neglect, repairs and adjustments, corrosion, improper, substandard or defective ammunition.
What we don't cover
Under no circumstances shall Palmetto State Armory be responsible for incidental or consequential damages with respect to economic loss or injury to property, whether as a result of express or implied warranty, negligence or otherwise. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you. Palmetto State Armory will not be responsible for the results of careless handling, unauthorized adjustments, defective, low-quality, reloaded, or improper ammunition, corrosion, neglect, ordinary wear and tear, or unreasonable use.
Initiating a claim
To initiate a Warranty claim, call Palmetto State Armory Customer Service:
- Customer service will issue an RMA number to allow for the return of the firearm.
- Warranty claims must have this RMA filled out, and included in the box with the firearm or part.
- The firearm or part concerned must be shipped using the prepaid label our representative emails to you.
Palmetto State Armory will pay shipping and insurance charges for the return of a firearm or part to its owner or FFL, if the related claim is a proper claim for warranty work. If Palmetto State Armory is unable to fix the original serial number, a new one will be sent out, but must go to an FFL for transfer back to the customer. Another background check will be completed at the time of transfer. Palmetto State Armory is not responsible for transfer fees at the FFL.