More bang for the buck. In this AR era, you can find them all over the internet and local gun stores. For those looking to get a quality AR but a limited in their spending, can you find an AR under $500? You definitely can, here are some of those AR-15 under $500.
ATI-Omni Hybrid – $429
Its a metal/polymer upper and lower, don’t let this steer you away. The AR comes with a fixed position stock and a 30 round mag. One set back is that it doesn’t come with iron sights. This AR functions really well.
Windham Weaponary R16 M4 – $465
This AR features an M4A4-type flat top upper receiver and Picatinny rail gas block to allow for the use of a variety of optics and removable sights. However, it doesn’t come with iron sights. The chrome-lined steel 16-inch barrel has an M4 profile and a removable A4 flash hider. Has a six position stock. This AR is one of the better quality.
May be one of the most accurate out on the market for under $500. Features a 16″ lightweight barrel, a flat top upper receiver, Glacier Guard handguards and a collapsible, six-position Pardus buttstock. Its a perfect AR for the first time owner or just an accurate and affordable plinker.
Delton DT16 – $482
Has a six position stock and is the only one on this list that comes with iron sights. Doesn’t come with the rear sights but the A post at the front.
Anderson AM15 – $485
Optic ready Firearm is chambered in .223/5.56 comes with a 16” Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel M4 contour barrel 1-8 twist , Forged Receivers, A2 Hand Guard, 6 position butt stock, A2 pistol grip, A2 Flash Hider What makes this thing stands out is that is comes with a match grade trigger. This adds much more value than the others on the list.
Aero Precision OEM X15 – $489
This rifle blows the budget, and you have to put your own furniture on it. The whole point of the Aero Precision kit is that it gets the central core of the AR-15 right.
The AR used to be around a thousand, but nowadays, you can get some quality ones for half the price. Let us know which AR that you started with that was affordable.