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When it comes to the highly modular platform that is the modern day AR-15 it is pretty easy to get tooo tactical or tacti-cool. I know, I said it, but it is true. Sometimes it is best to hit the range with just the bare essentials. No crazy over-engineering or fancy tactics that require calculus and a kestrel. That is where Falkor Defense is coming from with their NEW “The Standard AR-15” chambered in .223 Wylde.

While many people are trying to one-up their range buddies with the flashiest and wildest AR-15 they can assemble, Falkor Defense went the opposite way. They set out to create a great AR-15, but with only the components and quality you minimally need to complete most any task. The complete build-out of what “The Standard AR-15” would look like can be read below as presented by Falkor Defense.

  • FALKOR Defense 7075 T6 Billet Aluminum Receiver Set w/ Mil-Spec Style Controls
  • 13.5” OAL Transition Handguard
  • 16” .223 Wylde BA Hanson 416r SS Barrel
  • Mid-Length Gas System w/  1:8” Twist Rate
  • VG6 Epsilon 5.56 Muzzle Brake
  • FALKOR Defense High Pressure 5.56 Black Nitride Bolt Carrier Group
  • FALKOR Defense MACH 15 Charging Handle
  • Griffin Armament M2 Sights
  • MFT Battlelink Minimalist Stock

Falkor Defense

  • Griffin Armament C2E QD Endplate
  • 6-Position Mil-Spec Receiver Extension
  • H2 Carbine Buffer
  • Enhanced Mil-Spec Nickel Boron Trigger Group
  • Radian Weapons Talon Ambidextrous Safety Selector
  • Hogue Pistol Grip
  • Weight: 6.35 Lbs. (Unloaded, No Magazine)
  • Length: 33.5” (Stock Collapsed)
  • MSRP: $1,599

After reading a specification list like that which includes a billet machined receiver set and many other hand-selected or crafted parts the MSRP of $1,599 begins to make more sense. Although, that price-point still stings my eyes. To further drive home the point of having the bare necessities, Falkor Defenseprovides this extremely concise public statement:

The latest in FALKOR Rifle Technology, tastefully distilled down to just the basics. Everything you need. Nothing you don’t.

#basicAF

For our more innocent readers out there, that hashtag at the end stands for “basic as fudge.” Simply meaning this is meant to be a no frills rifle, but everything you would essentially need.

 

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