Aero Precision M5 .308/7.62×51 16” AR-10 AR-308 Semi-Auto Rifle

SOLD FOR: $905

WOA#: WY240113NB008

Make: Aero Precision

Model: M5

Serial Number:  US128070

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .308/7.62 Nato

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Direct Impingement

Markings: The right side of the magwell is marked, “AERO PRECISION LLC / TACOMA, WA / MODEL M5 / CAL MULTI / S/N US128070”.  The left side of the magwell is marked with the AERO precision logo.  The safety is marked with bullet pictograms.  The BCG has an Aero Precision Logo.  The barrel is marked with the Aero Precision logo, “.308 WIN 1/10 4150 CrMoV T0602”.  The handguard is marked “ATLAS R-ONE PATENT PENDING / AERO PRECISION, LLC TACOMA, WA”.  The buttstock is marked “MAGPUL”, “MOE SL-S”.

Barrel Length:  16”.  18” with suppressor ready muzzle brake.

Sights / Optics:  The top of this rifle is a full length uninterrupted picatinny rail for all your favorite sights and optics.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The buttstock is a collapsible MOE SL-S FDE stock with ambi QD cups, 2 sling slots, cheek welds, and rubber buttpad.  The pistol grip is a standard A2 grip.  The handguard is an Atlas R-One 15” skeletonized MLOK rail with 3 QD cups.   The LOP measures 15” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad as full extension.  The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity and Condition: Two 10rd .308 Magpul Pmags in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: 2-Tone, Black, FDE

Finish Originality: Orignal

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9.5/10.  There is some minor copper fouling in the grooves.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.  The muzzle device has some marring on the lug.  The trigger is crisp, the action is smooth.

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 two magazines.

Our Assessment:  The Aero Precision M5 .308 is a highly regarded AR-10 platform rifle known for its precision engineering, reliability, and modularity. Crafted by Aero Precision, a company renowned for its high-quality firearms components and complete rifles, the M5 .308 is designed to cater to both the tactical shooter and the hunting enthusiast who requires the powerful .308 Winchester/7.62x51mm NATO cartridge.

This rifle stands out for its compatibility with a wide range of aftermarket parts and accessories, allowing for extensive customization and optimization based on the user’s preferences. The M5 .308 features an upper and lower receiver set that is meticulously engineered for a tight fit and enhanced performance. The upper receiver incorporates a Picatinny rail for optics and sights, while the lower receiver is designed for a comfortable and ergonomic grip, often including features like an adjustable stock and a spacious trigger guard to accommodate gloves.

Aero Precision’s commitment to quality is evident in the M5 .308’s construction, using premium materials such as aerospace-grade aluminum for the receivers. The barrel, available in various lengths and profiles, is made from high-quality steel to ensure accuracy and durability. The rifle’s direct impingement system or the option for a piston system, depending on the model, provides reliable cycling under a wide range of conditions.

Overall, the Aero Precision M5 .308 is celebrated for its outstanding build quality, accuracy, and versatility, making it a favorite among those who demand a high-performance, large-caliber AR platform rifle for long-range shooting, hunting, or tactical applications.  Please see out photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Aero Precision M5 .308/7.62x51 16” AR-10 AR-308 Semi-Auto Rifle
Aero Precision M5 .308/7.62×51 16” AR-10 AR-308 Semi-Auto Rifle