CORE15 Rifles

Discussion in 'Functional Gear & Equipment' started by LouDog, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. LouDog

    LouDog Monkey

    So I was at my local Rural King the other day and they have a sale going on, and the price of a CORE15 Tac III caught my eye. Reviews looked good but could also be biased and purchased so if there is anyone that has a CORE15 and has an opinion on them please share!.
    Marck and Motomom34 like this.
  2. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Never heard of it looks like a AR clone.
    • CORE15™ Mil-Spec Forged 7075-T6 Lower Receiver, Type III Class II Hard-coat anodized finish, beveled Magwell for improved reloading speed, machined chevrons in front strap, bullet pictogram safety markings
    • CORE15™ Mil-Spec Forged 7075-T6 M-4 Upper Receiver, Type III Class II Hard-coat anodized finish, M4 Feed Ramps, (1913 Picatinny rail flat top) w/ dry lube internal finish and laser engraved T-markings
    • Chambered in .223/5.56 x 45 mm NATO
    • 16” 4150 CMV Chrome Moly Mid-length Profile Chrome Lined Barrel 1:7 Twist
    • Midwest Industries Gen 2 SS Series Free Float Forearm
    • Chrome Lined 8620 Steel Bolt Carrier and Bolt Carrier Key
    • Magnetic Particle Inspected (MPI) Carpenter 158® Bolt Assembly
    • Low profile gas block
    • Gas Tube made of 304 grade Stainless Steel
    • A-2 Flash Hider
    • Magpul® MOE® Six Position Stock
    • Magpul® MOE® MBUS Front and Rear Sights
    • Magpul® MOE® Pistol Grip
    • Magpul® 30 rd. PMAG®
    • CORE15™ Hardcore Billet V.2 Charging Handle
    • CORE15™ Oversized Trigger Guard
    • CORE15™ Owner’s Manual
    • Weight (unloaded): 7 lbs.
    • CORE15™ NO BS Lifetime Warranty
    Marck, LouDog, Motomom34 and 3 others like this.
  3. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    Looks sweet. Not a big fan of collapsible stocks, though. That can be changed easily enough.
    Marck, LouDog and NotSoSneaky like this.
  4. LouDog

    LouDog Monkey

    It is and AR15 chambered in .223 rem and 5.56 the warranty seems pretty legit and I can get the rifle at just around 800.00 right now. I am seriously thinking about getting one to add to my collection. I like that the owners are FORMER** Marines as well.
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2015
    Marck and stg58 like this.
  5. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    Ex Marine? Ex MARINE?!!? I guess that means they got a Big Chicken Dinner instead of an Honorable Discharge?
    FORMER Marine...LOL
    But you may want to shop around a wife recently got a Colt AR for a little over $ But it is a plain Jane deal, she didn't want the additional weight out front...YMMV :)
    Marck, Yard Dart, Ganado and 2 others like this.
  6. LouDog

    LouDog Monkey

    :p thanks for the correction tech once a marine always a marine, no disrespect to the brave men in the USMC.
    Marck likes this.
  7. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    No big deal, really. Welcome to the Monkey...hope you enjoy your stay!
    Marck and LouDog like this.
  8. LouDog

    LouDog Monkey

    Thanks !
    Ganado likes this.
  9. Airtime

    Airtime Monkey+++

    I am very familiar with Rural King, have patronized their stores for over 40 years. Their normal new gun prices are seldom undercut, even at gun shows. And when a weapon is on sale you will NOT find it any cheaper elsewhere. The question is do you want that particular model/brand. If yes, you won't do better on their price.

    Georgia_Boy, 3M-TA3 and LouDog like this.
  10. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    I read a good review on them but can not find the magazine I read it in so I will not be able to reference it. Anyways, found some good links to reviews. As always, pay attention to the comments which can glean additional information about the weap.

    Core-15 Tac III Rifle Review - Guns & Ammo
    LouDog likes this.
  11. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Just think about the different seasons. summer time you're wearing a shirt, winter you might have on 3 or more layers on the upper body.

    Also handy if you have to pass the rifle off to someone else so they can shoot.

    Being able to adjust LOP .. priceless. (IMHO)
  12. RightHand

    RightHand Been There, Done That RIP 4/15/21 Moderator Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Core 15 has been a customer of Sadlak for many years and uses a lot of our products on their builds. I can attest to the quality of the Sadlak parts. :)
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2015
    LouDog, VisuTrac, BTPost and 5 others like this.
  13. LouDog

    LouDog Monkey

    Thanks for the info. I went ahead and bought the TAC III, will be throwing a couple hundred rounds down range this weekend and report back what i think of it.
    RightHand and Yard Dart like this.
  14. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    LouDog likes this.
  15. LouDog

    LouDog Monkey

    will do !
  16. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    We have a forum for range reports, good place for it. See under firearms.
    LouDog likes this.
survivalmonkey SSL seal warrant canary