DPMS A-15 .223/5.56 16” Stainless Semi-Auto Rifle AR15 Cast Receiver

SOLD FOR: $856

WOA#: WY231111JM001

Make: DPMS Inc. Panther Arms

Model: A-15

Serial Number: 7245

Year of Manufacture:  Modern

Caliber: .223 / 5.56mm

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Direct Impingement

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “CAL.223-5.56 / MOD: A-15 / SN:7245”, “D.P.M.S. INC. / BECKER MN. / USA”, “FIRE SAFE”.  .

Barrel Length: 16” stainless. 17.25” with A2 Flash Hider.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is an adjustable A2 post sight.  The rear sight is an adjustable A2 dual aperture sight in the carry handle.

Stock Configuration & Condition: This rifle is built on an original DPMS cast receiver.  The buttstock is an A2 fixed stock with plastic buttplate and sling ring. The pistol grip is polymer with finger grooves and thumb rest.  The upper receiver is aftermarket and the bolt is as well.  The handguard is a rifle length A2 handguard.  The LOP measures 14.25” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.  The barrel has some scratches and heat wear. There are some light scratches on the stocks and grip.  There is light handling wear.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: none

Type of Finish: Black Anodized, Stainless

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 90% of its finish.  The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear.  Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good 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 DPMS A-15 is an exciting and highly regarded modern sporting rifle that has gained popularity among firearm enthusiasts and shooters for its exceptional performance and versatility. This AR-15-style rifle is known for its superb build quality and reliability. It typically comes chambered in .223 Remington/5.56x45mm NATO, making it suitable for a wide range of shooting applications, from target shooting and competition to home defense.

What makes the DPMS A-15 truly exciting is its modularity and customization options. The AR-15 platform also enables easy swapping of stocks, handguards, and grips, enabling shooters to tailor the rifle’s ergonomics and aesthetics. Additionally, the A-15’s semi-automatic action provides rapid and precise follow-up shots, making it a thrilling choice for those who enjoy dynamic shooting experiences. Overall, the DPMS A-15 combines reliability, adaptability, and performance, making it an exciting firearm for a wide range of shooting activities and customization possibilities.  Please see our photos and good luck on bidding! C.J.

DPMS A-15 .223/5.56 16” Stainless Semi-Auto Rifle AR15 Cast Receiver
DPMS A-15 .223/5.56 16” Stainless Semi-Auto Rifle AR15 Cast Receiver