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Ruger AR556 Pistol 5.56/223 10.5" Matte Black 30+1

   18 Reviews| 11 Questions & Answers
Model: 8570
 
Condition: Factory New
 
Bud's Item Number: 112449
 
UPC: 736676085705
 
MFG: Ruger

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The Ruger AR-556 Pistol features a lower receiver that is fitted with an adjustable pistol stabilizing brace to aid in accuracy, balance and recoil management, the slim 9" handguard is free-floating for accuracy and provides enhanced ergonomics and support. Magpul M-LOK accessory attachment slots along the 3:00, 6:00 and 9:00 positions. Made from aerospace-grade 7075-T6 aluminum forging, the flattop upper receiver includes a forward assist, dust cover and brass deflector. The bolt is machined from 9310 alloy steel and is shot peened and pressure (proof) tested to ensure strength, structural integrity and durability. The twist rate stabilizes bullets from 35 to 77 grains and the 5.56 NATO chamber allows the use of both 5.56 NATO and .223 Rem. ammunition. M4 feed ramps provide improved reliability and the matte black oxide finish reduces glare and provides corrosion resistance. A matte black oxide finish on the exterior of the bolt carrier provides corrosion resistance. A Ruger flash suppressor is provided, and the threaded barrel allows for standard muzzle accessories to be installed. Includes a 30rd Magpul PMAG.

Specifications:

  • Special Feature: Threaded Barrel Model
  • Weight: 6.2 lbs.
  • # of Mags: 1
  • Rate-of-Twist: 1-in-8" 
  • Additional Info: Ruger Flash Suppressor
  • Additional Info: Carbine Length Gas System
  • Additional Info: 9" M-Lok Free Float Handguard
SPECIFICATIONS
Metal Finish Matte Silver
Type Not Listed
Action Single/Double
Caliber Not Valid
Barrel Length 4.57"
Capacity 27+1
Grips Rosewood
Sights SIGLITE® Night Sights
SPECIFICATIONS
Metal Finish Matte Black
Type AR Pistol
Action Semi-Auto
Caliber 223 Remington/5.56 NATO
Barrel Length 10.5"
Capacity 30 + 1
Grips Pistol Brace
Sights None

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18 Reviews. Average Rating:    4.9 of 5 Stars!
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Reviewed By: on 10/10/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

This is an awesome gun! Very accurate. Fired about 200 rounds so far and it is flawless. Put flip up sights and Sig 5 red dot and it looks great. I also added a law tactical folding adapter and an angled fire grip . All still make it a pistol. I keep it in a Tennis racket case in my truck! Love this gun. I also have it’s big brother Ruger 556. It’s flawless too!

Reviewed By: on 10/02/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

3rd or 4th purchase from Buds! Fast delivery as usual and item was exactly as described in perfect condition. \r\n\r\nThanks again Buds!!

Reviewed By: on 09/24/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

No hiccups to date, very reliable pistol, and has the ability to easily trick out. Still a great price and definitely belongs in anyone’s gun collection.

Reviewed By: on 09/19/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

Purchased using the layaway option. Very happy with the overall experience and product and would recommend to others.

Reviewed By: on 09/17/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

Solid well built gun. For under $600 bucks it\\\'s easy to recommend this Ruger for anyone looking to add a 556 pistol to their collection.

Reviewed By: on 09/07/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

Excellent service and ships faster. Buds team A++

Reviewed By: on 08/22/2019
Rating:     4 of 5 Stars!

Just finished sighting in and testing my new Ruger AR 556 pistol. Pistol is accurate and functioned perfectly through 100 rounds. My only problem was with cleaning the gun to remove the thick oil coating before firing it the first time. After disassembly and cleaning, I had a devil of a time getting the cotter pin #57 in the bolt carrier assembly back into the gun. The tips of the pin spread apart preventing reassembly. Finally I managed to rebend the two prongs of the cotter pin so they were touching and was able to force the pin into place. A simple fix but an unnecessary irritant.

Reviewed By: on 08/22/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

This AR Pistol is very high quality for the price. When you receive it, it will be covered with a lot of machine oil and will need a thorough cleaning and then lubrication before firing. The packing oil is not proper lube for this pistol so clean it. The castle nut was not staked at the factory so I fixed that. I also loosened the handguard and re-tightened with loctite. I had one come loose on another Ruger so I would also recommend this before you fire it. I added a better trigger ( stock mil spec is ok) sling, sling mount, light, flip up sights and an optic. I also replaced the flash hider with a A2 Birdcage. After my initial cleaning and fixes noted above, I shot over 500 rounds without a cleaning with no hiccups. This pistol is very accurate. With 77 gr quality ammo, it will shot very tight groups even with a red dot. Recoil is not bad. The brace works fine if you shoulder it ( legal under current law ) but it is not as comfortable as a stock. But you can SBR it if you buy a tax stamp. With the birdcage, I have not seen any flash during the day. Low light shooting will probably be a different story! I highly recommend this pistol with the fixes and caveats noted above. Buy with confidence.

Reviewed By: on 08/11/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

\r\nGreat service from Buds. I owe 3 Ruger AR pistole. No problems at all

Reviewed By: on 08/07/2019
Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!

Fired 90 rounds through it today fairly quickly just to test it out and see how much it could take. Had one round fail to feed but it happened with a pmag that I\\\'ve had some issues with in other guns. Otherwise no issues at all firing it with standard 5.56 ammo. Only minor thing I\\\'d mention is that the dust cover does not stay closed. Any movement or jossling and it pops open. The charging handle is a bit of a tight fit when disassembling but it moves without any trouble. The curved trigger guard is a nice touch.

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Questions & Answers
 
    • Answered
    Matthew, yes it is a Handgun/Pistol. Due to the greater than 15rd magazine capacity, it is not Vermont legal. Details under Handguns here : https://www.budsgunshop.com/feeds/state_reg/vermont_restrictions.pdf
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    Richard, this pistol has a removable 9" M-Lok Free Float Hand guard Sir.
    • Answered
    Mark, no Sir. It has too many IL restricted features (Muzzle brake / muzzle compensator & Capacity to accept a detachable magazine outside the pistol grip) as listed under Handguns here : https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/feeds/state_reg/illinois_restrictions.pdf
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    Phil, no SIr. This Handgun/Pistol is not MA compliant. Details under Handguns here : https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/feeds/state_reg/massachusetts_restrictions.pdf
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    • Answered
    no it does not require a tax stamp as it is classified as a pistol with a arm brace adding vertical grip or a full stock would make it a SBR (short barrel rifle) and would then require the tax stamp
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    Jack, there are no limits although it may alert the ATF depending on how many firearms purchased at one or a short amount of time.
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    Kevin, yes Sir. The ATF has stated that an Angled fore grip is different than a vertical fore grip. ---- http://blog.roninsgrips.com/atf-letter-stating-magpul-afg-legal-use-ar-pistols/
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    Stephen, yes Sir. The Brace can be folded via addition of the adapter and the classification of Pistol/Handgun does not change. Image example : https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=264466FC99C76AB16C0FE007F8A92ED7E3512587&thid=OIP.4hdDIiKoezJlxjV884dE3gHaHa&mediaurl=https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.preppergunshop.com%2Fmedia%2Fcatalog%2Fproduct%2Fcache%2F1%2Fthumbnail%2F800x800%2F9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95%2Fd%2Fb%2Fdb15_tactical_gray_law_adapter_sbx_compressed_9_.jpg&exph=800&expw=800&q=adding+a+folding+adapter+to+an+ar+pistol+brace&selectedindex=14&ajaxhist=0&vt=0&eim=1,2,6
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    Robert, Way too many MD prohibited features to ship to MD. Here are the list of CA and MA approved firearms at BUDs. These list will put you more in the MD wheelhouse of what is not prohibited:-----https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/search.php/type/Firearms/exclusive/ca---------https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/search.php/type/Firearms/exclusive/mass
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    Benjamin, with the adjustable Brace it would technically not be legal. It would have to be fixed below 26 inches. I would also as a local FFL their opinion for interpretation on legality as well.
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