Palmetto State Armory 5.56 JAKL 14.5” Pinned and Welded Semi Auto Rifle

SOLD FOR: $1,050

WOA#: WY240215KN022

Make: Palmetto State Armory.

Model: JAKL

Serial Number: J5007071

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 5.56/.223

Action Type:  Semi-Automatic, Adjustable Long Stroke Gas Piston.

Markings: This rifle has a JAKL logo on the right side of the receiver as well as the safety selector markings. The left side of the receiver is marked, “JAKL 5.56 NATO J50070771” and, “PALMETTO STATE ARMORY WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.”  with the safety selector markings. The top of the receiver has,”5.56 x 45” The bottom of the handguard has a Midwest Industries manufactures mark.

Barrel Length: 14.5” With a pinned and welded flash hider putting it at about 16.5”

Sights / Optics:  The top of the rifle is an uninterrupted picatinny rail for optic options.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  This rifle has a side folding F5 MFG Modular Stock System, Magpul MOE SL grip, and a Midwest Industries M-LOK rail. The stock and pistol grip is undamaged, the rail has some minor scratches. Overall the stock is in very good condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  None.

Type of Finish: Cerakote FDE

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore but there is some fouling. In my opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some light scratches on the outside of the barrel, receiver, handguard and on the muzzle brake. There is some mild operation wear. There is some scattered nicks and scratches on the receivers. The screw heads are sharp and the markings are clear. There are some scratches on the receiver.  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.  This rifle has ambidextrous safeties.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None

Our Assessment:  The P.S.A. JAKL is one of their newer platforms that’s intended to be a hybrid of both the AR-15 and the AK-47. Combining the modularity and precision of the AR-15 with the rugged reliability and firepower of the AK-47, the JAKL represents a bold step forward in firearm innovation. Its unique design incorporates elements from both iconic rifles, offering shooters a versatile and adaptable platform that excels in various shooting scenarios. With its robust construction, ergonomic features, and compatibility with a wide range of accessories, the P.S.A. JAKL is poised to make a significant impact in the firearms market, appealing to enthusiasts seeking a modern, high-performance rifle with the best of both worlds. – R.E.

Palmetto State Armory 5.56 JAKL 14.5” Pinned and Welded Semi Auto Rifle
Palmetto State Armory 5.56 JAKL 14.5” Pinned and Welded Semi Auto Rifle