American Tactical vs Palmetto AR-15 review

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The American Tactical AR-15 and the Palmetto State Armory AR-15 are both popular choices for those looking for a reliable and affordable semi-automatic rifle. Here are some key differences between the two:

Price: The Palmetto State Armory AR-15 is generally less expensive than the American Tactical AR-15. This can make it a better option for those on a budget or those who are just starting out with firearms.

Materials: The American Tactical AR-15 is made from high-quality materials such as aluminum and steel, while the Palmetto State Armory AR-15 is made from more budget-friendly materials such as polymer.

Accuracy: Both rifles are capable of good accuracy, but the American Tactical AR-15 is generally more accurate due to its higher-quality materials and components.

Customization: The Palmetto State Armory AR-15 has a wider range of customization options available, including different barrel lengths and handguard options. This makes it a more versatile platform for those who want to tailor their rifle to their specific needs.

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Warranty: The Palmetto State Armory AR-15 comes with a lifetime warranty, while the American Tactical AR-15 has a limited warranty.

Brand reputation: Palmetto State Armory is known for producing high-quality firearms and parts, while American Tactical is a newer brand that may not have the same level of reputation or recognition.


Model ALPHA-15
UPC 819644028345
Accessories 1 Mag
Action Semi-Auto
Barrel Description Chrome Moly Steel
Barrel Finish Black
Barrel Length 16″
Barrel Length In Inches 16.0000
Barrel Length Range 16″ to 16.99″
Barrel Type 1:8
Caliber 5.56x45mm NATO
Capacity 30+1
Checkering N
Description 8″ Mlok Rail
Detachable Magazine Y
Dimension 4.20 X 10.40 X 40.55
Finish Black
Grip Type Polymer
Grips Black Polymer
Hand Right
Handguards 8″ M-LOK
Hinged Floorplate N
Magazine 1 30 rd.
Magazine Capacity 30.0000
Max Capacity 30
Metal Color BLACK
Metal Finish Colored
Muzzle A2 Flash Hider
Overall Length In Inches 35.0000
Rails Picatinny
Rate Of Twist 1:8″

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Receiver Description Metal Reinforced Polymer
Receiver Finish Black
Recoil Pad N
Safety Manual Thumb
Sights Flip Up Front & Rear
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Stock Color Black
Stock Description A2 Adjustable
Stock Finish Black
Stock Finish Group Black
Stock Material Synthetic
Swivel Studs N
Trigger Nano Composite
Twist 1:8″
Type AR
Type Action Semi-Automatic
Weight 5.51 lbs
Weight In Pounds 5.5

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Palmetto States Armory SPECIFICATIONS

Barrel Length: 16”
Barrel Material: 4150V Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel
Barrel Finish: Nitride
Barrel Profile: A2 Style
Chamber: 5.56 NATO
Twist Rate: 1 in 7”
Extension: M4
Gas System: Mid-Length
Gas Block Type: Low Profile .750” Diameter
Upper Receiver: Forged 7075 T6 Aluminum
Receiver Style: M4 Flat top with feed ramps
Receiver Finish: Hardcoat Anodized
Forward Assist: Yes
Dust Cover: Yes

Handguard Style: PSA 13.5″ Lightweight M-Lok Free Float Rail
Bolt Steel: Carpenter 158
Bolt Carrier Steel: 8620
Staked Gas Key: Yes
Lower Receiver: Forged 7075 T6 Aluminum
Receiver Finish: Hardcoat Anodized
Fire Control Group: PSA AR-15 Enhanced Polished Trigger (EPT)
Buffer Tube: 7075 T6 Aluminum Mil-Spec Tube
Adjustment: 6-position collapsible
Stock: Magpul MOE Carbine Stock, Black
Magazine: (1) 30-Round Magazine (where available by law)
Backup Sights: Magpul MBUS Sight Set, Black
Length: 32″

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