Aero Precision M5 .308 20″ AR-10 Rifle w/Geissele JP SCS & Criterion Parts

SOLD FOR: $818

WOA#: WY240318OJ001

Make: Aero Precision

Model: M5

Serial Number:  US193265

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .308/7.62 Nato

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings: The right side of the magwell is marked, “AERO PRECISION LLC TACOMA, WA MODEL M5 CAL MULTI S/N US193265”.  The left side of the magwell is marked with the AERO precision logo.  The safety is marked with bullet diagrams. The barrel is marked with “CRITERION .308 M118 LR1-11”. The grip is marked “MAGPUL” and “ MOE-K2 MADE IN USA”. The trigger is marked “G” for Geissele.  The sights are marked “DANIEL DEFENSE”. The forened is marked “JP”. The bolt catch is marked “KAC” for Knights Armament Corp.

Barrel Length: 20”.  21” with A2 birdcage style flash hider.

Sights / Optics:  The top of the receiver and the end of the JP enterprises forend have  picatinny rail for all your favorite sights and optics options. The rails currently have Daniel Defense non folding iron sights mounted.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The buttstock is an A2 style fixed stock with sling loop, storage compartment, and checkered plastic buttpad. The pistol grip is a Magpul MOE K2 grip.  The handguard is a 17” JP Enterprises Tube style with threaded holes at 6 and 12 o’clock for the attachment of accessories. The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The lower receiver has a Geissele two stage match trigger installed. The Lower also has an Installed JP enterprises Silent captured buffer spring system. The stock, grip and handguard have some minor scattered marks and lines from use. Overall the furniture is in Very Good to Excellent Condition.

Magazine Quantity and Condition: This rifle includes One 20 round Magpul 7.62×51 PMAG in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. The feed ramps are smooth and shiny. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are a few faint drag lines and marks scattered on the receivers. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with a total of one magazine, sling,  an OD green magazine pouch, allen wrenches and tool.

Our Assessment: The AERO Precision M5 .308 AR10 is a high-performance, precision-engineered rifle designed for enthusiasts and professionals who demand reliability, accuracy, and versatility. This particular configuration, featuring a Criterion M118 20″ barrel, Geissele two-stage trigger, JP Enterprises Silent Capture Spring, and A2 style stock, combines top-tier components to deliver an exceptional shooting experience. The foundation of this rifle is the AERO Precision M5, a robust and well-crafted AR10 platform chambered in .308 Winchester. AERO Precision is renowned for its meticulous manufacturing standards and attention to detail, which ensures that the M5 is both durable and reliable. The M5 platform is designed to accommodate the larger .308 round, providing increased stopping power and range compared to the standard AR15. Central to the accuracy of this rifle is the Criterion M118 20″ barrel. Criterion barrels are highly regarded in the firearms community for their exceptional craftsmanship and precision. The M118 designation refers to a match-grade barrel, designed to offer superior accuracy and consistency. The 20″ length strikes a balance between maneuverability and ballistic performance, providing excellent velocity and stability for the .308 round. This makes the rifle well-suited for both long-range shooting and more tactical applications. Enhancing the rifle’s trigger performance is the Geissele two-stage trigger, a component known for its crisp and predictable break. Geissele triggers are often favored by precision shooters and competitors for their smooth operation and reliability. The two-stage design allows for a light initial pull, followed by a clean and distinct break, which helps improve accuracy and control during rapid or precise shooting. The JP Enterprises Silent Capture Spring is another high-quality upgrade that enhances the rifle’s performance. This system replaces the traditional buffer and spring setup with a self-contained unit that reduces noise and vibration during cycling. The result is a smoother and quieter operation, which not only improves the shooting experience but also enhances reliability by ensuring consistent cycling and reduced felt recoil. An A2 style stock completes this configuration, offering a classic and sturdy design that is well-known for its reliability and simplicity. The A2 stock provides a fixed length of pull, which some shooters prefer for its consistency and the solid cheek weld it offers. This type of stock is durable and has been a staple in the AR platform for decades, contributing to the rifle’s overall balance and stability. The combination of these components results in a rifle that excels in precision, reliability, and overall performance.  In summary, this AERO Precision M5 .308 AR10 configured with a Criterion M118 20″ barrel, Geissele two-stage trigger, JP Enterprises Silent Capture Spring, and A2 style stock is a top-tier rifle designed for those who demand the best in accuracy, reliability, and shooting comfort. Each component has been carefully selected to enhance the rifle’s performance, making it an exceptional choice for precision shooters, hunters, and tactical enthusiasts alike. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Aero Precision M5 .308 20" AR-10 Rifle w/Geissele JP SCS & Criterion Parts
Aero Precision M5 .308 20″ AR-10 Rifle w/Geissele JP SCS & Criterion Parts