Looking for a dissipator upper.....

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by Westy, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. Westy

    Westy New Member

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    I'm trying to track down a source for a dissipator upper just like the one shown. I know it's going to hard to find right now, but once things settle down I want an upper just like this for my next build.

    Any thoughts or comments on the upper?
     

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  2. jamesb

    jamesb New Member

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    Same here. I'm in the process of trying to get another AR together and want a dissy. Can't find one anywhere. Just keep an eye on the sites that normally have them and hope they get one in.
     
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  3. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I've been very pleased with my dissipator. It's an excellent weapon.
     
  4. Westy

    Westy New Member

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    I think A1 Sales might still have them. I want this particular upper though. I don't want the normal front sight.
     
  5. AndyRexia

    AndyRexia New Member

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    PSA sells dissipator uppers. Model1 Sales and I believe Bushmaster do as well. Del-Ton also. There are probably more but those are the ones I know about. I have no idea if any of them have one in stock but those are a few sites to keep your eye on.
     
  6. Westy

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  7. Westy

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    I should have grabbed one of the "12 days of Christmas sales" at PSA, but was too slow. All sold out now......
     
  8. greenriver

    greenriver New Member

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    I know what an upper is but what's dissipator upper?
     
  9. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    its a 16" barrel using a rifle length gas system. it was the early first attemmpt at fixing the carbine length issues on a 16" barrel. it got swamped by the midlength gas systems which works better than carbine or rifle on 16" barrels.
     
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