Best M16A1 Clone. I picked up one of the brownells xm16e1 clones because finding a parts kit of one of those would be difficult. That said, it's really nice to have a rifle that is brand new and not beat to hell.
While you can make a passably fake retro build by slapping some original or reproduction furniture on a gun, any knowledgeable person knows you need a proper looking a1 upper and lower (see the lower here). It's chrome lined 1/12 twist. The bayonet is vietnam era, and the fsb is.
Aaaand Swap The Forward Assist Out.
I would be fine with buying a complete upper and complete lower though. (you save ) (3 reviews) write a review. October 9, 2019 by james burton.
They Used To Go For $400 Ish Minus A Barrel And Lower.
The hand guards on the crm16a1 have a better feel, have consistent finish and are accurate when compared to online resources. It's chrome lined 1/12 twist. Below are our recommendations for the 4 best m16a1 parts kits on the market:
Got A Budget Of $800 And So Far The Closest Thing I've Found Was An A2 Clone From Psa.
The complete m16a1 upper receiver from colt's m16 reissue collector series. The heart of the gun. This brownells m16a1 lower receiver comes with engraved markings:
A M16A2 Upper With A1 Hand Guards.
The barrel i chose for this project is made by green mountain, it's the correct pencil profile for the m16a1. An original barrel or clone could cost another $150ish plus $100 for a lower. If you’re going for a m16a1 clone.
The Colt Front Sight Was Installed And Properly Taper Pinned And Parkerized By Tnte.
The best way to get that look and fool most would be. Wtb late east german 7.62 top. The m16 entered united states army service and was deployed.