PSA 16" Midlength 5.56 NATO 1:7 A2 Premium Upper Without BCG or Charging Handle - 28087

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PSA 16" Midlength 5.56 NATO 1:7 A2 Premium Upper Without BCG or Charging Handle - 28087


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SKU: 28087
UPC: 810022020449
MFR#: 28087

Barrel Length: 16"
Gas System: Midlength
Barrel Profile: Light profile
Barrel Steel: HPT/MPI Chrome Moly Vanadium
Barrel Finish: Phosphate
Chrome Lining: Yes, bore and chamber
Muzzle Thread: 1/2-28
Chamber: 5.56 NATO
Twist Rate: 1:7
Barrel Extension: M4
Diameter at Gas Block: .750
Gas Block Type: Standard Front Sight Base
Muzzle Device: A2 Flash Hider
Receiver Material: Forged 7075 T6
Receiver Type: M4
Hand guard Type: PSA Midlength Classic Handguard
Bolt Carrier Group Included: No
Bolt Steel: N/A
Bolt Carrier Profile: N/A
Charging Handle included: No
Overall Length: 24.5"
Weight as configured: 3.4 lbs

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Barrel: This 16" chrome lined, Mil-B-11595E chrome moly vanadium barrel is chambered in 5.56 NATO with a 1:7 twist, M4 barrel extensions, midlength gas system, and has a modified A2 profile.  The barrel is high pressure tested and magnetic particle inspected, and then phosphate coated.  The barrel is finished off with a .750" diameter F-marked front sight base with sling swivel, standard handguards, and an A2 flash hider.  The barrel is made for us right here in SC by FN Manufacturing.

Upper: Forged 7075-T6 A3 AR upper is hard coat anodized black for durability. Featuring M4 feedramp cuts, T-marks,  these upper upper receivers are made for us right here in the USA.

 Each upper is assembled to order with US-made parts, and test fired to check gas function.  Does not include bolt carrier group or charging handle.


SKU: 28087
SKU 28087
Brand Palmetto State Armory
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4.4 / 5.0
16 Reviews
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This is a great barrel
I'm adding to my original review as I'm doing more and more shooting with this upper. I have only shot this with a Burris 1-4x24 xtr and it needs more scope.

I've shot moa or better with some old Hornady match 75 grain ammo. It shot moa today at 100 with Speer 64 grain Gold Dot which PSA just shipped me. I'm going to spend more time developing some loads for this barrel. It shoots a lot better than I ever expected.
February 6, 2017
Works well
No issues after 150 rounds. Note that the barrel is not marked with any CHF designator.
January 13, 2017
Good value
Wanted a simple iron sighted upper with a mid-length gas system with a good barrel. This did not disappoint.

Price is right for what you get. Fit and finish were good and came completely dry/oil free. Discretely marked Palmetto branded upper slim style CAR hand guards (not the bulky round ones) F marked front sight and a FN barrel. Parts are parts but the barrel is what makes this a good deal. Made by FN and marked that way (no Palmetto markings on it at all) chrome lined and tested. It has what Palmetto calls a light A2 profile. It appears to be turned down slightly in front of the FSB and the balance is good. I also added a premium no logo BCG from Palmetto and a BCM gunfighter medium size charging handle.

Soft shooting with the right buffer/spring combo compared to a carbine length system. Paired up with a DD A1.5 rear sight and was hitting slightly low at 50 yards but wind age was right on. Reliable and put brass at 3-4 o’clock right where it should be. Was shot with 5.56 and 223 ammo by different manufactures no issues.

I would buy again.
October 7, 2016
Another Home Run From PSA!
Very nice upper- no scratches FSB is within spec wished FN could make more barrels- both Mil-B-11595E 5.56 CMV CL HPT/MPI and 5.56 CHF CL HPT/MPI. Very happy with it and reasonably priced. Some people complain about shipping or customer service but I never had to use customer service and I don't care how long it takes to ship. Good quality takes time which I'm more than willing to wait. I'll even wait two weeks if need be to get good products.

In tribute to veterans US patriotism American craftsmanship and Palmetto State Armory I decided to use this upper to make what I call a 'PSA Patriot Rifle'. I wanted it to be mil-spec near classic style with a few enhancements Made in America and/or by veterans and have the PSA emblem/ logo on its components. I also ordered:

Patriot Rifle
PSA 5.56 Premium Full Auto Bolt Carrier Group - With Logo Item# 8779
PSA Premium 7075 T6 Forged Mil-Spec Charging Handle Item# 24080
PSA Enhanced/ Overmolded Lower Build Kit - Black Item# 44311
PSA Ejection Port Cover - PSA & US Flag Item# 7778505
PSA D&H 5.56 30rd Aluminum Magazine - Black Item# 8416

I'm mating these to a non-anodized Anderson 80% closed trigger lower (their products are made by veterans and in the USA). I'm going to cut longer threads for the pistol grip screw then machine pictogram fire selector controls and Palmetto State Armory's logos onto the receiver before having it anodized. (In my opinion the AR15 should've had a closed rounded trigger guard in the first place.)

Unfortunately for the buffer that came with the kit and the heavier weight ones I ordered it is not the black ones with PSA's logo on it. Oh well- I'll try it out at the range see which one works best and hand paint PSA's logo on the buffer head.
October 5, 2016
Have patience
I am a fan of PSA. I get more than I would ever need for not much money. The upper is very well put together. Fit and finish are top notch having said that there are some spots that might be scratched during transportation maybe or while being assembled. No gouges just light scratches that disappear when oiled and wiped down. If scratches worrie you? An AR15 might not be for you! Might be wondering about the 4 stars for value. If you have enough patience you can get the uppers for a great deal. Sign up for the sale blasts and be patient. 2 weeks after I purchased my upper they went on sale. Could of bought it for less but didn't. It is still worth every penny that I paid for it.
October 1, 2016
Outstanding value
Great quality upper for the price. For $299 I wasn't sure what to expect but the fit and finish on mine is perfect. There were no dings or blems of any kind. The front sight is perfectly straight and the upper receiver fits tightly with my PWS lower. The handguard that came with mine is the thinner CAR-style but I prefer those over the fat handguards shown in the product page photo. PSA shipped within 3 business days of placing my order too.
June 17, 2016
Mid length Prem upper
Barrel made by FN enough said great upper very accurate for chrome lined I love it I think its just as good or better than anything else at their at a fraction of the cost.Do yourself a favor if your building a SHTF rifle or just want something that will last buy it and mid length they say is more reliable who knows we will see.
May 19, 2016
Nice Upper
Varying opinions on shipping but PSA processed delivery on sunday and got it shipped super fast. Awesome chrome lined upper for the price finish is great. My only gripe is the handguard pictured is not the one it came with. A little dissapointing but not that big a deal. Came with the other type of classic handgaurd. Overall nice experience with PSA.
May 15, 2016
poor quality
Received one week after I ordered on 02/15/16 . Scratch on top of Barrel down to bare metal. Scratch on side of receiver down to bare metal. Hand guard is not the one in picture. Other small blemishes. Poor quality. I did not order a blemished upper. Must have been a return. I will contact PSA for return label and refund. this is the third time I have entered this review. Palmetto will not post it. They must
not allow negative reviews.Been waiting over a week for email response.
March 2, 2016
I ordered this upper on February 15 and it arrived on February 22! It was packaged well and the upper is in great condition. I put it on a PSA Classic lower and the fit is very good! No wiggle. I would not hesitate to recommend or buy from Palmetto State Armory! Thanks PSA!
March 1, 2016

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