Ruger AR-556 – Low Cost AR-15

From the Hickok45 Compound, an overview and range demonstration of the Ruger AR-556 rifle. For those looking for a low cost AR-15, the $749 suggested retail of the Ruger AR-556 makes it an appealing option.

Ruger AR-556 Specs:

  • Model Number: 8500
  • Caliber: 5.56 NATO
  • Stock: Black Synthetic, Collapsible
  • Front Sight: Adjustable Post
  • Rear Sight: Adjustable Ruger® Rapid Deploy
  • Barrel Length: 16.10”
  • Thread Pattern: 1/2″-28
  • Length of Pull: 10.25″ – 13.50″
  • Twist: 1:8″ RH
  • Finish: Type III Hard Coat Anodized
  • Height: 8.00”
  • Weight: 6.50 lbs
  • Overall Length: 32.25” – 35.50”
  • Grooves: 6
  • Capacity: 30
  • Width: 2.50”