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PSA 16" Classic Freedom M4 FDE Upper - with BCG and Charging Handle - 7779344

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PSA 16" Classic Freedom M4 FDE Upper - with BCG and Charging Handle - 7779344

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Regular Price: $ 399.99

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SKU: 7779344
UPC: 7779344
MFR#: 7778344

16" Barrel Length
5.56 NATO Chamber
1 in 7" twist
4150V Chrome Moly Steel Barrel, Nitride
Carbine-length Gas System
M16 Full Auto Bolt Carrier 
C158 MPI/HPT Bolt
Charging Handle

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Barrel: 4150V Chrom Moly steel. Chambered in 5.56 NATO, with a 1/7 twist, M4 barrel extension, and a carbine-length gas system. This M4 profile barrel is finished off with a standard handguard in Flat Dark Earth, F-Marked gas sight base, and A2 flash hider.

Upper: Forged 7075-T6 A3 AR upper is machined to MIL-SPECS and hard coat anodized. These uppers are made for us right here in the USA by a mil-spec manufacturer.

Bolt: Full-auto profile bolt carrier group. Milspec Carpenter No. 158® steel bolt, Shot Peened, High pressure tested, Mag particle inspected, Gas Key Hardened to USGI Specifications, Fastened with Grade 8 screws, and Staked Per Mil-Spec. 8620 steel M-16 profile carrier is chrome lined and phosphate coated.  

SKU: 7779344
SKU 7779344
Brand Palmetto State Armory
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SKU: 7779344

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What else would I need to make a complete gun if I bought this upper and the SKU: 7779346 lower?
Sandbed on Aug 13, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You would need a rear sight and maybe some type of optic. Other than that you're golden. It's a good set up and well worth it.
What kind of sights will work with this upper? Can you put a red dot on it?
Mikie on Jul 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I put a Holosun red dot on it. It works great. Any red dot will work if it is high enough to 'co-witness' with normal AR sights. You can purchase a flip up sight for the rear.
will this work with PSA AR 15 freedom classic lower flat dark earth?
Bruce R on Jul 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Bruce I purchased this upper with the 7779346 lower and they work perfect.
Finish on the barrel?
ALTON L on Jul 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It’s a black nitride finish that is shinier than a phosphate finish or the CHF FN barrels, but it is not high gloss. Machining marks are visible.
which low profile gas block will fit this upper? Thanks!
Dandul on Apr 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: .750 diameter. This upper is all mil-spec.
I'm looking at getting a Boyd's handgaurd to attach. It says it needs to be the round retainer cap, is this a round or triangular?
Layne M on May 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It's round.
Can this be shipped to me in California?
Timkelico on Jul 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, mine was shipped to me in California.
Is this compensator removable?
Cullen B on Jul 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, put gun in solid vice to protect threads.
Can I use an aero precision completed lower with this upper?
Jeff W on May 21, 2018
Can I attach the carry handle to this upper?
Gary O on Sep 2, 2018
Concerning the "Carbine Length", "Mid-Length" and "Rifle Length" AR 15 Complete Uppers; Does each require a different "Buffer System" in the AR 15 Complete Lower?
Gary W on Jul 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: "required" for operation ? no. recommended for smooth reliable operation? yes
Will fit bushmaster lower ar15 ?
K W on Oct 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You will have no trouble fitting the A.R. 15 lower on the bushmaster. The AR 15 platform is very standardized. You only get into issues when you go to the AR 10 platform and then you need to keep upper and lower receivers specific to one manufacture.
Is the handguard cap round or triangular?
JFKSWC on Oct 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Thank You..you must be a mind reader.

A drop in Quadrail is exactly the direction I'm planning to go with.

I appreciate the confirmation Sir.
Can the plastic foregrip be swapped out on this relatively easily?
Wade S on Oct 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes sir, it's as easy as pulling back on the delta ring and lifting up the rear of the upper or lower handguard halves. It's easiest if the upper is on a gun and gig have a delta ring tool, but it's not impossible without. Hope that helps!
are the barrels Nitrided?
john p on Jul 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes they are nitrided and surprisingly very accurate
Will this fit a Spike's Tactical Complete Spider AR-15 Lower?
Chris F on Jun 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It will fit on any mil spec lower
Can a vertical grip be added to this hanguard?
Sammy F on Sep 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can add a vertical grip to this.
How long is the handguard? And what size quad rail will fit?
Noah F on Aug 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This has a standard size “CAR” length hand guard. (Not mid-length). So standard CAR length rail systems will work.
Would this upper fit a Olympic arms lower from 96?
Ltcol G on Jun 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes it will.
What caliber is it?
Albert on Nov 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 556/223
New to ars, does this use just 556 or 223 ammo also?
James B on Oct 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It fires both 223 and 556 the 223 round is smaller than 556 I have put 400 rounds of 223 through mine
Do you think this upper would fit My Rock River arms lower,
because an upper off a ruger AR didn't fit?
Noel S on Sep 13, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This upper should fit an RRA lower, but the Ruger AR556 upper/lower are not mil-spec and are not fully compatible. For that matter, the PSA "Classic Freedom" upper here is not truly mil spec either, rather it is a budget upper with SOME mil-spec features. For a budget build, these are adequate uppers but do no expect total compatibility, reliability, or quality on par with any decent upper such as BCM, Noveske, DD, Rainier, CMMG, Meridian Ordnance, Accurate Tool/Die, LMT etc.
Which rail goes w this upper to mount a vertical grip ?
D H on Jul 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It does not come with a rail, but NCStar makes a piece of pic rail that mounts through the vent holes in the bottom handguard.
Will your ar-15 uppers fit an early 1980’s colt sp1 lower? I hear there may a difference in the pivot pin size.
Arnie D on Jun 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I do not have specs for a pivot pin on an early 1980's Colt SP1 lower to compare..

The PSA front pivot pin is .248 inches // 6.2 mm when I measure it.
DO your uppers fit franklin armory lowers ?
doritokid on Oct 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I dont have the Franklin , but , all my PSA upper fit any lowers that I have !
Will this work with a Carbon 15 complete lower?
Bradley.b on Dec 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It should work with no problems
What kind of accuracy can you expect at 100 yards with this?
Shoelessjoe on Oct 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: At that distance expect for a 3” to 3 and a half in circle. It depends obviously on grain and 223 or 5.56 but none the lest it is a perfect weapon to defend your life and quality is better than I thought it would be.
What you bought bottom part of Bushmaster M-4 and then the barrel part too receiver and put it together and it's a match?And those two parts make a weapon? Thank you for the answers you can help me with. Thank you very much. Mr. Ray
GRIMREAPER on Oct 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: As long as it is a mil-spec lower
Does this come with qd sling mount already attatched?
Luke K on Sep 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, it has a standard sling mount under the front sight
Does 4150V chrome mean that the barrel is chrome-lined?
Sgt Dunn on Dec 18, 2018


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Best upper for a budget build.
This is my second one of these. Can't beat them if your on a buget. Accuracy and build quality are above expectation at this price point.
December 6, 2018
2 months ago
Very Solid piece of machinery
First off, this is the first AR platform that I've invested in.
that being said, this upper looks to be a solid piece of machinery. I was at first thrown off by the price. Generally you get what you pay for in life. This is especially true with guns and gun parts. That being said, I think you get a bit more than you pay for with this. All in with the complete lower, complete upper, and a decent holo sight, I'm sitting at $400 in this piece. It shoots straight, and does the job I wanted it for (deer hunting out to 100 yards) with no problems.

For those who haven't owned this platform yet, you need four basic pieces:
1. Complete Lower
2. Complete Upper
3. Bolt Carrier Group (BCG) which is sometimes included with the lower.
4. Some sort of optics or sights (not always included with the upper)

I put this here because when I was researching it was actually hard to find for someone new...
December 5, 2018
2 months ago
PSA 16'' Classic Freedom M4 upper 5.56
PSA makes great products, they are the same or better
than high priced name brands, This is my first AR and I'm
planning on getting another PSA AR SOON!
December 3, 2018
2 months ago
Excellent product exactly as described, fed rounds with no issues. Priced amazingly, palmetto state armory is the best !!!
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November 29, 2018
2 months ago
Pleasantly surprised considering the price!
Good quality upper that made for a simple build. No quality issues. One of 3 PSA uppers I've purchased the last month.
November 28, 2018
1 month ago
Fantastic buy
I wish I would have bought more. Awesome quality low price.
November 21, 2018
1 month ago
Good quality product
I added a drop in quad rail and a angled fore grip
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November 17, 2018
2 months ago
Great upper works great looks great
November 10, 2018
3 months ago
Looks good
It fit a PA lower correctly. Looks good. Great low price option.
November 8, 2018
2 months ago
i bought this upper because i liked the price. i put a lower on it and it shots good i have put about 500 rounds through it and no problems so far, any body looking for a good upper this is a good one
November 3, 2018
3 months ago

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