Wilson Combat High Performance Uppers

Wilson Combat AR upper

Wilson Combat is selling complete AR uppers.  The High Performance uppers have hand polished, match grade stainless steel barrels, and are finished in the Armor-Tuff coating.  The uppers will work with any mil-spec lower.

Uppers will be available in the following calibers:

  • .204 Ruger
  • 5.56 NATO
  • .223 Wylde
  • 6.8 SPC II
  • 300 BLK
  • 7.62×40 WT
  • .458 SOCOM

Wilson Combat

Most of the calibers have numerous configuration options (barrel length, twist rates, etc.)  The .204 Ruger has only one configuration choice.  Prices range from $1,250 – $1,495 US.



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  • FourString

    y u no 7.62x39mm??

    • Ergo

      because the people that buy a wc barrel aren’t buying em for plinkers.

  • Zachary marrs

    Ar noob here; you can shoot a .223 in a gun chambered in 5.56, right? So how is it any different than the .223 wylde?

    • Mark N.

      You cannot shoot 5.56 in a .223 barrel, only .223 in a 5.56 barrel, because the chambers and bullet casings are slightly different and the 5.56 is a higher pressure round. The .223 Wylde is a special “match” chamber that was designed to a tighter tolerance and a greater strength than a standard .223 barrel, and can shoot either round. It is generally advertised as permitting greater accuracy.

      • Zachary marrs

        Oh, ok thanks

      • gunslinger

        .223 only in a .223 barrel.

        5.56 and .223 in a 5.56 barrel.

        5.56 and a .223 in a .223 wylde barrel

      • Raven

        I don’t get why SAAMI/CIP don’t change the standardized .223 Rem chamber to .223 Wylde to get rid of all these issues entirely.

  • Mark N.

    Boy, when I was barrel shopping, the sources (including Wilson) were perpetually out of stock in the length, twist and chamber I was looking for–as well as most alternates. And now they want to put out complete uppers? I wish they would concentrate on just making more barrels. Or is that a marketing thing?