FAQ – Questions & AnswersCategory: AR-15 FAQHow much does an AR 15 weigh?
Chad asked 2 weeks ago
How much does a ar 15 weigh?

5 Answers
Olson Staff answered 2 weeks ago

An AR-15 typically weighs between 6 and 8 pounds, depending on the model and configuration. However, some AR-15s can weigh as much as 10 pounds or more. The weight of an AR-15 is largely determined by the materials used in its construction, as well as the number and type of accessories that are added to it. For example, a lightweight AR-15 made from aluminum will weigh less than a heavier model made from steel. Additionally, an AR-15 with a collapsible stock and minimal accessories will usually weigh less than one with a fixed stock and numerous aftermarket goodies.

Lewis Staff answered 2 weeks ago
The AR-15 is a lightweight, air-cooled, magazine-fed, shoulder-fired rifle that can be easily customized to meet the needs of virtually any shooter. When it comes to weight, the AR-15′s light barrel and simple design make for a very lightweight gun – often around six pounds when unloaded. This makes the AR-15 extremely maneuverable and easy to handle, even for those with smaller hands. Of course, the weight of your AR-15 will vary depending on the specific model and accessories you choose. For example, adding a heavier barrel or optical sights will increase the weight of the gun.
 
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Ivan Staff answered 2 weeks ago
An AR-15 typically weighs between 7 and 8 pounds when unloaded, depending on the specific model.
A loaded AR-15 typically weighs between 9 and 10 pounds.
 
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The weight of an AR-15 can vary depending on the specific model and what accessories are added to it.
For example, adding a scope or a bipod will add to the overall weight of the gun.

Jordan Staff answered 2 weeks ago

An AR-15 typically weighs between 6 and 8 pounds (2.7 to 3.6 kg), depending on the model and accessories.

The weight of the gun is largely determined by the materials used in its construction. For example, models with an aluminum receiver (the part of the gun that houses the operating parts) tend to be lighter than those with a steel receiver. AR-15s also come in various barrel lengths, which can affect the overall weight of the gun. Short-barreled rifles (SBRs), for instance, usually weigh less than full-size rifles.

Cruz Staff answered 2 weeks ago
An AR-15 typically weighs between 6 and 8 pounds, depending on the specific model and configuration. The weight of the gun can be affected by factors such as the materials used in construction, the type of sights and accessories installed, and the overall length of the rifle. Generally speaking, however, most AR-15s fall within this weight range.
 
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