AR-15 Upper Assembly – 16″ / .223 | 5.56 / 1:8 / Stainless Steel / Bear Claw / 12″ CBC Arms Keymod AR-15 Handguard / Rail

Rated 4.91 out of 5 based on 11 customer ratings
(11 customer reviews)

$359.00 $259.00

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This AR-15 upper assembly is made from the highest quality parts are assembled in Charleston, South Carolina. The 12″ CBC Arms Keymod design is our most popular handguard/rail design.

7075-T6 Aluminum
Mil-Spec Anodized Receiver
Carbine Length Gas Tube Assembly
16″ .223|5.56 Barrel
Stainless Steel Bear Claw Barrel
Standard Flash Hider
Twist Rate: 1:8
12″ CBC Arms Keymod Handguard/Rail

*Does not include Bolt Carrier Group & Charging Handle

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 16 x 11 x 2 in


Barrel Length

Barrel Fluting


Twist Rate

11 reviews for AR-15 Upper Assembly – 16″ / .223 | 5.56 / 1:8 / Stainless Steel / Bear Claw / 12″ CBC Arms Keymod AR-15 Handguard / Rail

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    Rick Summers

    I would like to say that CBC Industries is a world class AR-15 distributor. This was my first experience with ordering from their website and was a little nervous about doing so but after the super fast shipping and wonderful customer service department I will definitely purchase from them again. First Class packaging to ensure the product arrived just as it shipped. Thanks again CBC Industries for the easy transaction. I am more than extremely satisfied with my order.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    Got my upper in about 2 weeks. It is alot better than i was expecting. I couldnt decide which one to get. So i will buy another 1.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    I am very happy that I went with this company over the others I was looking at. Very fast shipping. Will definitely buy from here again.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jaime Cerda

    This upper receiver was shipped sooner then what I expected. I bought a lower receiver (E3 Arms Omega-15 AR-15 Black Polymer Complete Lower Receiver) at my local gun store here in CA. I was kind scared of buying this upper receiver online but when I got it I felt like a match maker. All I can say that it was love at first site like a perfect marriage meeting all expectations. I took the AR to the range and performed like a stud. All my friends that have AR’s are hating with this good looking gun. I would definitely do it again. Thank you & God bless to all the hard workers at CBC Ind

  5. Rated 5 out of 5


    I looked at a lot of uppers but decided to go with this one because it had everything I wanted at a fair price. Everything fit right and looks amazing. I am for sure gonna order again!

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    John Doe

    Excellent craftsmanship. Nice melonite finish. The bear claws look beautiful, and it did cool down quickly. Shot my first 88 rounds of cheap brass .556, no jams, no failures to feed, no nothing, with a WMD BCG with a light spray of WD40. I had my new magpul rear sight on backwards so I couldn’t quite say but it did seem accurate at 300 feet, no fliers. The front bottom RIS rail is a bit too forward for a foregrip, but it’s handy it comes with those anyhow. I’ll have to get a keymod RIS piece for that. It wobbles a little attached to my PSA lower, but who knows who’s to blame for that – Some shims should fix that up. Not much else to say cause I’m just a noob but yeah this upper is excellent, imo. And the company was awesome about keeping in contact, 2 day shipping, let me know when it was ready, shipped it immediately after that. They were promptly honest about not having the 1:9 twist in stock, so I got it in 1:8, even better. Took about two weeks for them to build it and ship it from when I ordered it; that’s agreeable imo.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Joel Bustamante

    Finally got a chance to take my new build out to the range and was very happy with this upper! I did have a few failure to feed issues and judging by the direction of the ejections I believe it may be undergassed slightly, though it could just as easily be the magazine. overall build quality and design is excellent. after sighting in it was consistently accurate. I am very happy with the upper and am confident the feed issue will be easily resolved. I will be purchasing more uppers in the future.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ryan Hurtz

    Awesome product. Everything was well installed on the upper. Finished my ar 15 this morning. Thanks cbc for being fast and having excellent customer service. I will def do business with you guys again

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    G. Lee

    Besides the minor issues that I email prior.

    This upper is one great shooting rifle.
    Don`t know how you could get anything better .
    This thing eat ammo and can “X ” out anything.

    A definite recommendations to anyone wishing to buy this upper.

    Thank you CBC

  10. Rated 5 out of 5


    I could not be happier with the product and the service. Fit and function were great. The look of it is different than most and I love it.
    I highly recomend this upper and give cbc service, parts and shipping 2 thumbs up.
    Thank you

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    David Perry

    This upper assembly is Bad To The Bone. Super fast shipping along with awesome packaging . I highly recommend CBC on these uppers. I know on my next build it will be a CBC upper assembly FOR SURE!

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