Upper Receiver

Some articles on upper receiver, receiver:

Floro MK-9 - Design Details
... The upper receiver is a steel tube and the barrel is held in place by the perforated barrel jacket ... The lower receiver and magazine housing are of sheet metal ... The cocking handle is on the left side of the upper receiver incorporated with a dust cover ...
Colt AR-15 - Operating Mechanism
... above the barrel, which runs from the front sight base into the AR-15's upper receiver ... it out the ejection port in the side of the upper receiver ... A groove machined into the upper receiver traps the cam pin and prevents it and the bolt from rotating into a closed position ...
Brügger & Thomet APR - Design Details - Features
... The heart of the APR is a metal lower receiver that functions as a main frame or chassis to which all other rifle components are assembled or attached ... The manual ambidextrous safety is integrated into the lower receiver ... This chassis houses the upper receiver which consists of a bolt group and barrel, as well as the fire control group, folding butt stock and other furniture ...

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