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Build a Lightweight AR-10

One of the biggest drawbacks of the AR-10 and 308AR is how much these rifles can weigh. While weight is often a good thing for target shooters it can make the AR-10 and 308AR less than desirable for hunting applications.

 


Build a Lightweight AR-10

Christensen Arms CA-10 AR-10 Carbon Fiber  Barrel for 308AR Rifles (DPMS Pattern)

Christensen Arms CA-10 AR-10 Carbon Fiber Barrel for 308AR Rifles (DPMS Pattern

Christensen Arms CA-10 AR-10 Carbon Fiber Barrel for 308AR Rifles (DPMS Pattern

Christensen Arms seems to be one of the few 308AR barrel manufacturers who seems to be able to consistently deliver a CARBON FIBER BARREL for the 308AR platform. The barrel is equipped with a DPMS LR-308 compatible barrel extension. If you want to use this an an Armalite AR-10 be sure to use an AR-10 bolt not a DPMS. This 18″ barrel weighs in at 2.3 pounds which is over one pound less than a DPMS 308 SASS Fluted Barrel.

  • Barrel Weight: 2.3 lbs
  • Cartridge: 308 Winchester
  • Finish: Carbon Fiber
  • Gas System Length: Mid-Length
  • Length: 18
  • Muzzle Threads: 5/8-24
  • Twist: 1-10
  • Made in the USA

Designed using precision engineering adopted from the aerospace industry, Christensen Arms carbon-fiber barrels are crafted using a proprietary layered design that offers any marksman superior accuracy and performance. The barrel lining is made from match-grade 416R stainless steel and is measured to a tolerance of +/- .0001. When it comes to accuracy, Christensen Arms carbon-fiber barrels have performance you can trust. Includes gas block and gas tube.


Christensen Arms CA-10 Carbon Fiber Lightweight AR-10 308AR Handguards

Christensen Arms CA-10 Carbon Fiber Lightweight AR-10 308AR Handguards

Christensen Arms CA-10 Carbon Fiber Lightweight AR-10 308AR Handguards

At 7.5 ounces it’s hard to ignore this Christensen Arms CA-10 Carbon Fiber AR-10 Mid-Length handguard. This is lighter than any other mid-length hanguard I am aware of. View the video here.

 

  • Weight – CA-15  (5.45 oz.)   /   CA-10  (7.5 oz)
  • Length – 9.25″
  • Christensen Aerospace DNA – Patented design and manufacturing
  • Lightweight, Durable, Cutting Edge
  • 45% lighter, 2X stiffer & 5X stronger than aluminum handguard
  • Integral picatinny rail
  • Pre-drilled side holes to accept standard MOE rail sections

Lightweight AR-10 308AR Stocks

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Lightweight AR-10 308AR Hardware

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Lightweight AR-10 308AR Muzzle Brake

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Build a Lightweight AR-10