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RTB AR15 Lightweight Carrier - Black Nitride (carrier only)

RightToBear.com AR-15 Black Nitride Lightweight Carrier

MSRP $179.99
SALE PRICE: $79.95
Savings: $100.04


Stock Status :(Out of Stock)
Product Code: SBN16-LW-CO

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RTB AR15 Lightweight Carrier - Black Nitride (carrier only)

Featuring our new Right To Bear Lightweight carrier, weighing in at approximately 6.8 Ounces, or 194.1 Grams for you lightweight build fanatics! Using our low mass Carrier creates less reciprocating mass moving back and forth inside the action, which reduces recoil significantly. Our lightweight carrier also allows proper cycling with less gas. When used in conjunction with an adjustable gas block & reduced power buffer spring, you can tune the gas way down, which will reduce muzzle rise and carbon build up.

The increased lubricity from the Black Nitride process allows you to take full advantage of its lightweight profile. The slick surface combined with our lightweight carrier, creates very little resistance and allows the rifle to cycle smoother and increases reliability.

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  • Black Nitride Finish for superior lubricity
  • Weight: 6.8 Ounces / 194.1 Grams!
  • 8620 Tool Steel (Carrier)
  • Mil-Spec Gas Key (4130 Steel) attached with Grade 8 hardware and Properly staked
  • Lifetime Warranty (you break it, we replace it)

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 15 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 This one November 24, 2020
Reviewer: Joe from OreGUN  
10.5" 300blk suppressed with a 3.3oz stealth buffer spring from Armaspec and bfsiii binary trigger (with reduced tension trigger springs) cut through subs like butter. I bought the 9310 MPI bolt completion kit RTB has separately. Will be upgrading to a Ti firing pin but the bcg runs smoother than my NiB from Toolcraft - and that thing is super nice.

First round was a light strike but it ran perfectly after that. Highly recommend test firing before relying on it as a home defense option.

Feel bad posting this while it's out of stock :(

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 Product has changed from picture October 1, 2020
Reviewer: Walter from SE USA  
In the picture for this product listing, it shows serration to support use of a forward assist. The one I received in September 2020 is missing this feature. That does drop weight slightly though, it's only 187 gr/6.6oz.

Opening in the back is 0.612in, so properly comparable with captured spring systems.

Nitrating looks well done, it's extremely slick in all the places that matter. Machining could be slightly better though as some of the non-friction bearing surfaces are still rough and swirled. Can't nail down the OEM of these, but they appear to match some older RCA light weight carries at a much lower price.

I like it for the price and won't be returning it, but it's not *exactly* what I was expecting.

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5 of 5 RTB carrier lite November 4, 2019
Reviewer: Leland Nordan from Mc Cool, MS United States  
Paired with a decreased power buffer spring and tunable gas block these should solve your 300 blackout pistol cycling woes.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 Pretty good function with visible imperfections. August 17, 2019
Reviewer: SGM from Phoenix, AZ United States  
To start, the carrier is pretty light, and paired with a Taccom light weight rifle buffer system and reduced power spring, it makes full 6.8 SPC II power loads super soft recoiling.

My only gripe with the carrier is noticeable machining marks in the interior. While I understand it's not something I paid top dollar for, I'd hope for these to be cleaned up a bit before they have them nitrided. I doubt it'll cause any function issues or undue wear though.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 RTB AR15 Light Weight Carrier July 10, 2019
Reviewer: G. S. from Burlington, KY United States  
Have not used it yet , so I can't review it . Looks well made .

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