AR47 Upper

The Best AR47 Uppers 

The AR-15 is one of the most popular rifles in the world for its own excellent reasons. The AR-15 typically uses a 5.56 NATO or .223 ammunition, which is one of the fastest or highest velocity rounds to ever exist. Although this round is typically used in the AR-15 platform, that is not the major reason for the success of this weapon system. One of the greatest features of the AR-15 is that it can be set up in different caliber configurations depending on the application. This means that the AR-15 platform can also shoot other different ammunitions and function without major flaws. This opens the door to many different calibers and uses, which include the ability to equip your custom AR-15 rifle or pistol with such calibers as 300 AAC Blackout, 7.62x39, 6.5 Grendel, 458 SOCOM, and bigger calibers like 50 BEOWULF. 


The AR47 is a short-barreled or long-barreled variant of the AR15 chambered in 7.62x39mm with a collapsible stock or brace and functions the same as a typical AR-15. One of the most well-known cartridges is the 7.62x39. This caliber, originally developed in 1943 for the Russian military, has lately been adapted to the AR-15 platform and is commonly referred to as an AR-47.  The only non-standard components of an AR-15 necessary to fire 7.62x39 is the barrel, a bolt designed for either the 7.62 or the 6.5mm Grendel, or a complete bolt carrier system or known as a BCG. 


The thought of constructing an AR-47 may strike fear in the hearts of some, but in reality, it's not that difficult. You need to know the AR-47 inside and out if you want to construct one from scratch or modify the original parts to your taste. You should also be familiar with the various available add-ons. Because of this, you can set up your weapon exactly how you like it. The upper receiver, barrel, handguard, bolt carrier group, charging handle, and other AR-47 upper receiver parts make up your rifle's upper receiver group. The lower receiver of your rifle would complete the rest of the setup. 


The AR-47 7.62x39 combines the firepower of the AK with the accuracy of the AR-15, making it the ideal weapon. Gorilla Machining is thrilled to offer a wide variety of 7.62x39mm AR upper parts needed to make your own custom AR47. Whether you're right- or left-handed, you'll love the AR47's precision, power, mil-spec quality, and jaw-dropping good looks, whether you opt for the 16-inch rifle's standard length or one of the pistol variants at 7.5" or 10.5". The AR-47 7.62X39mm is built on the AR-15 platform and is compatible with any AR-15 lower receiver that meets mil-spec requirements. 


For your 7.62x39 AR build, this Black Nitride 7.62x39 complete BCG is a great choice. It features a stronger firing pin and is ready to be installed. The prime mover is now reliably ignited by the improved firing pin. Primers for the 7.62x39 caliber can only be safely detonated by firing pins that protrude more than the standard. Most custom AR-47 rifles and pistols have enhanced and improved firing pins that are crafted to mimic the AK-47's firing pin protrusion, which completely does away with this problem. For dependable ignition, beefier hammer springs are unnecessary.


Shop for a wide range of AR47 upper parts to build your own custom AR47 now at Gorilla Machining! 


John Seits

Date 12/12/2022

Natalie Follmer

Date 3/9/2024

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