Franklin Armory Pistol 5.56/.223 7.5” Semi-Auto AR-15 AR Pistol

SOLD FOR: $725

WOA#: WY240130JM009

Make:  Franklin Armory

Model: Pistol

Serial Number: P-12975

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 5.56 / .223

Action Type:  Semi-Automatic, Direct Impingement

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “Franklin Armory / Minden, NV / MODEL: PISTOL / SER: P-12975 / CAL: MULTI” with a Silhouette of Ben Franklin.  The barrel is marked “FA / 5.56 NATO / 1X9”.

Barrel Length: 7.5”.  8.5” with A2 Flash Hider

Sights / Optics: The top of this pistol is a full length picatinny rail.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The rear of the receiver is an exposed buffer tube with a foam wrap.  The pistol grip is a Mil-Spec A2 grip.  The handguard is a 7.25” M-LOK Rail. The grip checkering is crisp with mostly sharp peaks.  Overall the grip is in Excellent condition with some light handling wear on the peaks of the checking.

Magazine Quantity and Condition:  None.  Accepts standard AR-15 magazines.

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 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This pistol retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is little to no visible operation wear.  The bolt head is clean. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this AR Pistol rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics:  The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  None.

Our Assessment:  The Franklin Armory Pistol epitomizes the ideal synthesis of compactness and formidable firepower. This platform is meticulously engineered for those who demand a high-caliber, versatile firearm that excels in a broad spectrum of scenarios, from the intensity of personal defense to the rigor of tactical engagements. Its relatively short barrel length does not detract from its ballistic capability; instead, it ensures maneuverability in tight spaces while harnessing the renowned efficacy of the 5.56 NATO round. Franklin Armory’s dedication to precision and functionality shines through in this model’s advanced features, including a free-floating handguard for optimal barrel performance and a state-of-the-art muzzle device that effectively reduces recoil and muzzle flip. This enhances accuracy for rapid follow-up shots. With its adaptability to a wide array of optics and accessories, this pistol stands as a testament to modern tactical firearm design, offering an unparalleled blend of performance, reliability, and tactical efficiency for enthusiasts and professionals alike.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Franklin Armory Pistol 5.56/.223 7.5” Semi-Auto AR-15 AR Pistol