Ares Defense Tromix .375 SOCOM 18” Semi-Auto Hunting Rifle AR-15 AR-308

SOLD FOR: $1125

WOA#: WY230220VM007

Make: Ares Defense with Tromix 375 SOCOM barrel and upper receiver.

Model:  SCR

Serial Number: AS-001653

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 375 SOCOM

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings:  The left side of the receiver is marked “SCR / ARES DEFENSE SYSTEMS MELBOURNE, FL USA MULTI-CALIBER SER. AS-001653”.  The right side of the receiver is marked, “PATENT 8,397,623 & OTHER PATENTS PENDING”.  The bottom of the barrel is marked, “TROMIX 375 SOCOM”.  The buttpad is marked, “Remington”.

Barrel Length: 18”. 20” with fixed Muzzle Brake

Sights / Optics: The upper receiver is a flat top picatinny rail for all your favorite sights and optics.

Stock Configuration & Condition:   This rifle features a Remington Nutmeg Laminated fixed ButtStock with straight comb, traditional pistol grip, and rubber buttpad.  The handguard is a BOYDS’ Nutmeg Laminate vented handguard with hand swells.Has standard AR-15 charging handle.  Cross Bolt Safety.  The stocks rate in about “Excellent” overall condition.  There are no chips or cracks.  There are only a few very light scratches on the buttstock.  The LOP measures 13.75” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  None.  Accepts Standard AR-15 magazines.

Type of Finish:  Black Anodized

Finish Originality:  Original

Bore Condition:  The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish.  There are some light scratches on the receiver and magwell.  The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in “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: None.

Our Assessment:  The Ares Defense Systems SCR is known for its modified AR-15-style lower receiver, which has been altered to accept traditional rifle stocks. This means that you get the ergonomics and familiarity of an AR-15, but with a stock that’s legal in more restrictive areas. The lower receiver is meticulously machined and crafted to meet strict standards, ensuring a tight fit and smooth operation.

Paired with the Tromix .375 SOCOM Barrel, the Ares Defense Systems SCR becomes a powerhouse of a rifle. The 18″ barrel length maximizes the performance of the .375 SOCOM round, delivering increased velocity, improved accuracy, and better terminal ballistics. The recoil is manageable, and the accuracy is impressive, making it a formidable option for hunting, long-range shooting, or home defense.

In conclusion, the Ares Defense Systems SCR with a Tromix .375 SOCOM Barrel is a unique and exciting firearm that’s perfect for those who want a powerful rifle without the restrictions of a traditional AR-15 lower. With its innovative design, legal compliance, and potent chambering, it’s a standout option for gun enthusiasts who value versatility and performance.

Ares Defense Tromix .375 SOCOM 18” Semi-Auto Hunting Rifle AR-15 AR-308
Ares Defense Tromix .375 SOCOM 18” Semi-Auto Hunting Rifle AR-15 AR-308