Colt CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR Elite 5.56/.223 20″ Semi-Auto Rifle Match Target

SOLD FOR: $940

WOA#: WY230615NO001

Make: Colt

Model: CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR Elite (Colt Accurized Rifle)

Serial Number: BK016629

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 5.56 / .223

Action Type:  Semi-Automatic, Direct Impingement

Markings:  The left side of the receiver is marked with the Colt Rampant logo and “COLT / CAR-A3 / HBAR ELITE / CAL. .223 / SER. BK016629”, “COLT’S MFG. CO. LLC / HARTFORD CONN. -U.S.A.-”, “SAFE FIRE”. The barrel is marked “M P 5.56 NATO 1/9 HBAR ELITE”.  The right side of the charging handle housing has a C and Keyhole forge mark. The right side of the trigger housing is marked with a Keyhole Forge Mark.  The left side of the Bolt Carrier is marked “C”.  The neck of the bolt head is marked “MPC”.

Barrel Length: 20”. HBAR Elite Stainless Heavy Barrel with Recessed Crown

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

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The handguard is a 12.5 inch round aluminum handguard with finger grooves and two studs in the bottom for sling and bipod attachments. The pistol grip is a mil-spec A2 pistol grip.  The buttstock is an A2 stock with sling ring and checkered buttplate with trap door for storage compartment.  The LOP measures 13.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate.  The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.  There are no chips or cracks and is relatively free of scratches.  The checkering on the grip is semi-dulled and shows some handling wear.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  One Colt Factory 10rd 5.56 magazine.  Accepts standard AR-15 magazines.

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.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows a couple loose storage marks.  There are some faint drag lines on the receivers and some faint scuffs on the handguard. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. 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 in its original serialized Colt Factory Box with its accessory bag including its nylon sling, cleaning kit, owner’s manual, Colt scope rings, chamber lock and keys, one Colt 10rd Magazine all in Excellent condition.

Our Assessment:  The Colt CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR Elite Match Target Rifle is a precision-engineered firearm that embodies Colt’s commitment to quality and accuracy. Designed with competitive shooters and serious marksmen in mind, this rifle is optimized for delivering outstanding performance on the range or in competition.

At its core, the CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR features a heavy barrel (HBAR stands for Heavy Barrel Automatic Rifle) that enhances accuracy and stability during prolonged shooting sessions. The 20-inch barrel is crafted to exacting standards, promoting consistent shot placement and minimizing barrel movement. This feature is especially advantageous for those engaging in precision shooting or competitive shooting events.

Chambered in .223 Remington/5.56 NATO, the CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR offers compatibility with a wide range of ammunition, allowing shooters to tailor their loads for different scenarios. The rifle’s direct impingement gas system ensures reliable cycling and consistent performance, crucial for achieving tight groups and accurate shots.

The Elite Match Target designation signifies the rifle’s focus on accuracy. The inclusion of a free-floating handguard reduces unwanted barrel interference and enhances overall accuracy potential.  The CAR-A3 configuration features a flat-top upper receiver with a Picatinny rail, providing ample space for mounting scopes, red dot sights, or other optics. This flexibility allows shooters to tailor the rifle to their specific shooting style and preferences.

The CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR Elite Match Target Rifle is a prime example of Colt’s dedication to producing firearms that excel in accuracy and reliability. Whether you’re participating in precision shooting competitions, honing your marksmanship skills, or simply seeking a high-quality rifle for the range, the CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR is engineered to deliver exceptional performance, shot after shot.  Please see out photos and good luck!

Colt CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR Elite 5.56/.223 20" Semi-Auto Rifle Match Target
Colt CR6720 CAR-A3 HBAR Elite 5.56/.223 20″ Semi-Auto Rifle Match Target