Bushmaster XM15-E2S DCM-XR Service Camp Rifle .223/5.56mm 20” AR-15 Rifle

SOLD FOR: $780

WOA#: WY240124WP009

Make: Bushmaster

Model: XM15-E2S Service Camp Rifle DCM-XR

Serial Number: L204002

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 5.56/.223

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Direct Impingement

Markings:  The left side of the receiver is marked “L204002 / CAL.223-5.56MM / MOD. XM15-E2S”, “B.F.I. / WINDHAM, ME. / U.S.A.”, “FIRE SAFE”.  The right side of the receiver is marked “FIRE SAFE”.  The trigger is marked “G” for Geissele.

Barrel Length: 20” Heavy Barrel with recessed crown.

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is an A2 style adjustable post.  The rear sight is an A2 Style L-Type Flip Aperture sight in the carry handle.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The buttstock is a fixed A2 polymer buttstock with sling ring and checkered buttplate with trap door for storage compartment.  The pistol grip is an A2 grip.  The handguard is a Rifle length A2 handguard. There is a heat shield around the heavy barrel inside the handguard. The LOP measures 13.6” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.  There are no chips or cracks.  The checking is crisp with only light handling wear on the peaks.  The delta ring has a few marks.

Type of Finish:  Anodized Black

Finish Originality:  Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are a few faint drag lines on the receivers. The markings are very clear and the pinheads are unmarred. The screw heads are sharp and serviceable. Overall, this rifle rates in Excellent condition.  There is very little operation wear on this rifle.

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 small bag of bullets in the buttstock. Please see photos.

Our Assessment:  The Bushmaster DCM XM15-E2S Service Camp Rifle is a specialized firearm designed with precision shooting and competition in mind, specifically tailored for use in service rifle competitions such as those conducted by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP). Built on the reliable and versatile AR-15 platform, the DCM (Distinguished Competition Model) XM15-E2S represents Bushmaster’s commitment to providing shooters with a high-performance rifle capable of meeting the stringent accuracy and reliability standards required in competitive shooting environments.

This rifle features a heavy barrel that is optimized for accuracy, with a length and profile that contribute to its exceptional performance at range. The barrel is often matched with a free-floating handguard to minimize any impact on barrel harmonics, ensuring consistent bullet trajectory and tight groupings. Additionally, the rifle comes equipped with a two-stage competition trigger, this one being Geissele, which offers a crisp break and lighter pull weight, allowing shooters to achieve precise shot placement with minimal effort.

The Bushmaster DCM XM15-E2S is also characterized by its A2 fixed stock and sights, adhering to the configurations commonly required in service rifle competitions. These features, along with the rifle’s overall design, promote stability and accuracy when shooting in various positions, from standing to prone. The rifle’s construction and attention to detail make it a favorite among competitive shooters who demand the utmost in performance and reliability.

In summary, the Bushmaster DCM XM15-E2S Service Camp Rifle embodies the qualities sought after by competitive shooters: precision, reliability, and adaptability. Its design and construction reflect a deep understanding of the needs of service rifle competitors, making it a formidable tool in the hands of a skilled marksman aiming for the top of the leaderboard in service rifle competitions.   Please see our photos and good luck on your bid.  – L.S.

Bushmaster XM15-E2S DCM-XR Service Camp Rifle .223/5.56mm 20” AR-15 Rifle
Bushmaster XM15-E2S DCM-XR Service Camp Rifle .223/5.56mm 20” AR-15 Rifle