Christensen Arms Rifle Components


Christensen Arms announced the company is now selling individual rifle components including carbon fiber handguards, forged uppers and lowers, flash suppressors and carbon wrapped barrels.

CA Handguards

In addition to rifles and rifle components, Christensen Arms manufacturers some beautiful 1911 pistols like the Damascus Commander.

From Christensen Arms:

Christensen Arms® State-of-the-Art Rifle Components Now Available
Christensen Arms is making their advanced technology carbon handguards, barrels, uppers, lowers, stocks and complete uppers available to firearms enthusiasts everywhere

GUNNISON, UT (June 2014) – Christensen Arms®, manufacturers of superior hunting, tactical and sport shooting firearms utilizing the latest in aerospace materials and carbon fiber technologies, is making their rifle components available to retailers and firearms enthusiasts. Known for their innovative rifle systems utilizing their carbon fiber barrel technologies, Christensen Arms has now made all major components available for sale through their online sales channel, as well as participating retailers. Now, serious sportsmen and women can purchase specific parts to upgrade their current Christensen Arms rifle system or any other rifle.

Components now available include their carbon handguards for the CA-15 and CA-10 Recon AR-15 and AR-10 rifles. The lightweight, extremely stiff carbon-fiber handguards are vented for heat disbursement and feature a patented integrated carbon Picatinny rail system. Christensen Arms is also making their highly accurate carbon wrapped barrels available for the CA-15 and CA-10, as well as for bolt-action rifles. Their 416 steel barrels for the AR-15, AR-10 and bolt-action rifles are also available in several calibers.
Christensen Arms CA-15 machined billet and forged uppers and lowers are available in either Cerakote® or a black matte finish. The CA-15 piston-operated, complete upper machined from aerospace-grade aluminum comes with hand guard and nickel boron coated bolt carrier group. Additional AR components include the OSS Banner Flash suppressor and .223/5.56 titanium muzzle brake and the LTM Trigger, a Christensen Arms patented trigger system that automatically removes the chance of an AD when dropped or impacted on a surface with the safety hook feature.

For the Christensen Arms bolt-action aficionado, besides barrel offerings, Christensen Arms will be making available their bolt action, cut, not cast, to its final definition that delivers extreme stiffness and all-day accuracy. Equipped with a drop magazine and a nitride coated bolt and receiver the Christensen Arms bolt actions are available for both steel and carbon wrapped barrels.

Christensen Arms stocks are also available in Tier 1 (carbon fiber) and Tier 2 (fiberglass) configurations. Christensen Arms Tier 1 stocks are made from aerograde carbon materials making them some of the lightest, stiffest, most durable stocks on the market today.

“Christensen Arms rifles are well known for being lightweight, yet very accurate and extremely durable,” Jason Christensen, President of Christensen Arms said, “And now we are very proud to offer our loyal customers and many new customers the opportunity to create their own custom rifle using our advanced technology components.”

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  • Andrew

    Parting out all those unsold $4,000 rifles.

  • WV Cycling

    I would like some of Troy’s handguards in CF, but these just don’t float my boat.

    I like more of a cylinder that has a flat top most, if not all of the way. Integrated flip up front sight FTW.

    If someone makes this, or is willing to make this, call me.

  • guest

    Why CF on barrel? Yes, it “looks good”, like everything with CF “looked good” in the early to mid 2000’s. But seriously – some rapid fire that that whole gimmick will go up in smoke.
    Also steel and CF have different thermal properties and will expand/contract differently, so you end up with a “cool” gun that must literally stay cool to be useable.

    • raz-0

      The problem isn’t the carbon fiber, the problem is the stuff used to bind it. CF can be a better thermal conductor than steel right up until you slather it in epoxy. I wouldn’t write it off forever for rapid fire, but it’s definitely in the “demand proof” category.

    • JumpIf NotZero

      Two things…

      One… I’m not sure you really understand steel vs carbon, barrels, or metallurgy in general. Your comments certainly don’t imply so.

      Two… YES, Christiansen carbon barrels suck. They’re tensioned over a thinner steel barrel, they use bi-weave automotive grade carbon fiber tube, and aligned and fixed at the end points. It’s a terrible idea. BUT… That doesn’t mean there aren’t companies out there doing REAL carbon fiber barrels.

      I have a carbon barrel on my SPR and on a 20″ 308, they’re both 3/8″ or better, and so far, extremely reliable. They also cost $1000+ per and weight about 1/2 or so that of a steel barrel.

      The short story is that you see a barrel and it looks like carbon fiber
      from a vehicle, BAD. If it looks splotchy like a pressure tank, maybe

  • gunslinger

    they look nice.

    lightest handguard?