DEAL ALERT: PSA M-LOK Rifle Kit Under $300

After seeing how PSA builds their rifles, uppers, and other components I don’t have much issue passing this deal along. When they are offering an M-LOK rifle kit under $300, it is hard to ignore that.

While this isn’t what I would call a “duty” rated rifle kit, it does offer quite a lot of gun for the money.

While touring their facilities with Ammoland I built a rifle that was very similar. As I said, the kit offers a lot for the money like a 15″ M-LOK handguard, a solid upper receiver, and a 16″ 1:7 twist barrel. If you are looking for something to go hunting with, plink at the range, or even start your AR-15 journey, this might be a good option.

I mean, it is a M-LOK rifle kit under $300. You can’t be mad at that as long as you keep things in context.

Where To See It:

I have put some links to the rifle kit below as well as some stripped lowers and a couple of pistol kits. You could feasibly build a 5.56 pistol for as little as $309.98, or the 16″ rifle or .300 BLK pistol for as low as $ 339.98.

This really is the golden age of AR-15s.

Palmetto 16″ M-LOK 5.56 Freedom Rifle Kit – $299.99 at Palmetto State Armory



PSA 10.5″ 5.56 Classic Shockwave Pistol Kit – $269.99 at Palmetto State Armory



PSA 8.5″ M-LOK .300 BLK Shockwave Pistol Kit – $299.99 at Palmetto State Armory



Palmetto State Armory Stripped AR-15 Lower – $39.99 at Palmetto State Armory



PSA Stripped Afganistan AR-15 Lower – $49.99 at Palmetto State Armory



Palmetto Stripped Iraq AR-15 Lower – $49.99 at Palmetto State Armory


All prices are current at the time of publication. Please click the link to see the most up to date pricing.

Specs For The 16″ M-LOK Rifle Kit:

  • Barrel Length: 16″
  • Gas System: Carbine-Length
  • Barrel Profile: M4
  • Barrel Steel: 4150V Chrome Moly
  • Chrome Lining: No
  • Barrel Finish: Nitride
  • Muzzle Thread: 1/2-28
  • Chamber: 5.56 NATO
  • Twist Rate: 1 in 7″
  • Barrel Extension: M4
  • Diameter at Gas Block: .750″
  • Gas Block Type: Low-profile
  • Muzzle Device: A2 Flash Hider
  • Receiver Material: Forged 7075 T6
  • Receiver Type: M4
  • Hand guard Type: PSA 15″ Lightweight M-Lok Free Float
  • Is Bolt Carrier Group Included: Yes
  • Bolt Steel: 9310, Nitrided
  • Bolt Carrier Profile: Full-auto
  • Charging Handle included: Yes
  • Overall Length: 24.5″

If you happen to have a spare lower laying around, this would be a good one to snatch up. When I shot mine it outperformed my expectations in terms of accuracy and while I didn’t shoot thousands of rounds, I didn’t see any reliability issues.

I mean, at the end of the day we are still talking about an M-LOK rifle kit under $300, the fact that it was acceptably accurate and ran without malfunctions is pretty impressive.

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  1. Hey I know this post was published awhile back. Since then the price is up to $500.00 for the kit. I was wondering if you had any other similar AR-15 kit recommendations with lower prices?

  2. Kelly, we are a news and reviews site; we don’t sell anything. You would need to contact Palmetto State Armory about placing an order or follow the links on the page.

  3. right now i want to buy the whole kit to build the whole ar 15 i seen one of your kit for $399.00 and do yall have the m 16 and ak 47 kit round that price also email me at my email address thank you!

  4. PSA’s customer service can help you with those steps. We are not a retailer, this was a post about some good deals we wanted to share.

    Maybe an article about how to buy a gun online legally is in order.

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