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AR Lower Receivers – The AR-Lower Elite
(AR15Vault.com) – Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) announces the release of the AR-Lower Elite, a fully assembled, full-featured modern sporting rifle lower receiver. Featuring the Ruger® Elite 452™ AR-Trigger, Magpul® MOE® SL stock and Magpul MOE grip, the AR-Lower Elite is a premium platform for those wishing to assemble their own modern sporting rifle.
The AR-Lower Elite is built from the same hard-coat anodized, CNC-machined, 7075-T6 forged lower receiver as the Ruger AR-556®. This lower receiver ships with an upgraded trigger and furniture, and is fully assembled to include the pivot and takedown pins, bolt catch, magazine release, trigger guard, mil-spec buffer tube, buffer and spring. The addition of a complete, mil-spec upper receiver assembly of the consumer’s choice will complete this custom modern sporting rifle.
Ruger AR-Lower Elite:
- Model Number: 8516
- Stock: Magpul® MOE® SL
- Material: 7075 Forged Aluminum
- Finish: Hard Coat Anodized
- Grip: Magpul® MOE®
- Trigger: Elite 452™ AR-Trigger
- Height: 6.75″
- Weight: 2.2 lb.
- Takedown/Pivot Pins: 0.250″
- Hammer/Trigger Pins: 0.154″
- Overall Length: 15.63″ – 19″
- Length of Pull: 11.10″ – 14.40″
- Suggested Retail: $299.00
- Six-position telescoping Magpul® MOE® Carbine buttstock and Mil-Spec buffer tube allow the rifle to be properly sized for different shooters, or varying levels of outerwear or defensive gear.
- Ergonomic pistol grip features an extended trigger reach for more precise trigger control.
- Features the Ruger® Elite 452® AR-Trigger is a two-stage trigger with a smooth, crisp, 4.5 pound trigger pull and has a 30% faster lock time over standard MSRs. This rugged, reliable and safe trigger is a Genuine Ruger® Factory Accessory.
About Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. As a full-line manufacturer of American-made firearms, Ruger offers consumers over 400 variations of more than 30 product lines. For more than 60 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, “Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®,” echoes the importance of these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.