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KE Arms KP15: Lightweight And Affordable

KP15
KE Arms lightweight KP15 factory carbine

While ammo might still be priced out reach, there's plenty of evidence that firearm prices, especially AR15 options have returned to some semblance of normality, whatever that might be. Take for example this offering from KE Arms.

We've covered the KP15 polymer AR15 lower receiver before here, and since its introduction, folks have been using it to assemble their own lightweight builds. Now the factory is offering a low-cost option, off the shelf in order to clear space in the warehouse – we assume for their recently introduced 9mm AR.

Six hundred bucks gets you a milspec lower parts kit, nitrided BCG, a 16 inch, 9 twist chrome lined, Govt profile barrel, and free float, M-Lok 15 inch handguard. A nice upgrade is the extended billet charging handle, and the polymer lower keeps weight down to six pounds.

 

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From KE Arms:

This configuration would normally retail at $899.95, but we need to reduce inventory for new products.  So while supplies last we are selling these rifles at a heavily discounted price.

As pictured above with 15″ Delta-P MLOK Rail and Forward Assist Upper the rifle weighs 5.95 pounds.  Shorter handguard selections will be lighter.

The KP15 lower comes standard with mil-spec fire control group and all of our optimized KP15 parts.

Upper
The KE-15 forged flat top complete upper receiver is precision machined from 7075-T6 forgings to MilSpec standards, made to fit all M16/M4 rifles and carbines. Featuring USGI type T marked top, making it easy to remount any of your tactical accessories. Milspec type III hard anodized and ready to be assembled with your choice of components.

Choose from standard with forward assist, or slick side without forward assist.

Barrel
5.56mm, 1:9 twist, 16″ long, 41V50 steel, weighs 1.8 lbs., button rifled, stress relieved, chrome line bore and chamber, phosphate finish, .750″ gas block with drilled gas port. Assembled with M4 feed ramp extension, designed for carbine length gas system, 1/2 x 28 muzzle thread.

Bolt Carrier Group Options

M16 Black Nitride
M16 Chrome Standard
M16 Chrome with HMB Bolt
Slick M16 Chrome with HMB Bolt

Charging Handle
– Billet machined out of 7075 T-6 aluminum
– Mil 8625 Type III, Class 2 hard anodized
– Includes a heavier spring for increased durability and longevity
– Large latch for easy manipulation in times of stress.

Rail System Options

12.5″ Delta-P MLOK
12.5″ Delta-R MLOK
15″ Delta-P MLOK
15″ Delta-R MLOK

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