Windham Weaponry 7.62×39 SRC (Model R16M4FTT-762) 16-inch 7.62x39mm Russian Tactical AR-15 Carbine

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By David Crane
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September 2, 2014

Windham Weaponry recently introduced a 16″ 7.62x39mm Russian tactical AR (AR-15) carbine called the 7.62×39 SRC (Model R16M4FTT-762) that utilizes a conventional-looking AR-15/M4/M4A1 magwell and highly curved 7.62x39mm mag (magazine), constituting a very different approach from previous 7.62x39mm AR’s DefenseReview (DR) has seen, including the Rock River Arms LAR-47 and Knight’s Armament Co. (KAC) SR-47, which both utilize a significantly shortened, angled magwell for rocking the magazine in Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM-style.

So, it’ll be interesting to see how reliable and easy/fast to reload the Windham Weaponry 7.62×39 SRC will be. DR hopes it’s both (reliable and easy/fast to reload), because we like the 7.62x39mm Russian cartridge, and we love our AR’s.

The following information comes directly from the Windham Weaponry 7.62×39 SRC data sheet:

Windham Weaponry “7.62×39 SRC

Model: R16M4FTT-762
Caliber: 7.62 x 39mm
Type: Rifle
Action: Semi-Automatic, Gas Impingement System

Weight: 6.15 Lbs. (without magazine)
O/A Length: 36.125” (32.375” with Telestock collapsed)
Capacity: 30 + 1- Ships with one 30 Round Magazine
Safety: Manual Lever with Indicator Markings on Both Sides of Receiver
Receiver: Flat Top Type Upper Receiver
Receiver Material: Forged 7075 T6 Aircraft Aluminum with Aluminum Trigger Guard
Receiver Finish: Hardcoat Black Anodize Finish
Bolt Material: Carpenter 158 Steel
Barrel: 16” Chrome Lined with A2 Flash Suppressor
Barrel Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium 11595E Steel
Rifling: 1 Turn in 9.5” – Right Hand Twist
Stock: 6 Position Telescoping Buttstock with Windham Weaponry Logo
Forend/Pistol Grip: M4 Double Heat Shield Handguards / A2 Black Plastic Grip
Rear Sight: None – Ready for optics or other type accessory sights
Front Sight: None – Picatinny Rail Gas Block – Ready for accessory sights
Packaging: Hard Plastic Gun Case with Black Web Sling & Operators Manual
Windham Weaponry is proud to offer the highest quality rifles made
anywhere. As testament to that quality, we back our rifles with a Lifetime
Warranty to the original owner. That Warranty is also transferrable to
subsequent owners. See for complete details.”

Company Contact Info:

Windham Weaponry
999 Roosevelt Trail
P.O. Box 1900
Windham, ME 04062
Sales Line: 855 808 1888
Office Phone: 207 893 2223
Fax: 207 893 1623

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