Barrel Length: 20”
Barrel Material: 416R Stainless Steel
Barrel Profile: Heavy
Chamber: 6.5 Creedmoor
Twist Rate: 1:8”
Gas System: Rifle-Length
Gas Block Type: Low-profile 5 position click switch adjustable gas block
Upper Receiver: Forged 7075 T6 Aluminum
Receiver Style: PA10 Flat top with Feed Ramps
Receiver Finish: Hardcoat Anodized
Forward Assist: Yes
Dust Cover: Yes
Handguard Type: PSA 15″ M-Lok Free Float Rail with Anti-slip and anti-rotation features
Bolt Carrier Group: Yes, Toolcraft PA65 BCG with extra power extractor spring and double ejector
Staked Gas Key: Yes
Lower Receiver: Forged 7075 T6 Aluminum
Receiver Finish: Hardcoat Anodized
Fire Control Group: Geissele Super Semi-Automatic Enhanced (SSA-E) Trigger
Buffer Tube: 7075 T6 Aluminum
Adjustment: 6-position telescoping stock
Stock: Magpul STR Stock, Black
Grip: PSA Overmolded A2 Grip, Black
Magazine: 20 Round PMAG
You asked, we listened! Palmetto State Armory is proud to release our Gen3 PA65 Rifle! The Gen3 model has been enhanced to improve the reliability and longevity of our PA65 platform. This new platform includes several features that have never before been included on our PA-65 platform. We hope you enjoy these new features and look forward to your feedback!
Gen 3 Benefits at a glance:
- Lower Includes relief cuts for a broader compatibility with 308 BCG’s
- Twice Staked Castle Nuts
- Standardized carbine length buffer tube with short, heavy buffer
- Dimpled 416R Stainless Steel Barrel
- 5 Position Adjustable Click Switch Gas Block
- Extra Power Extractor Springs
- 7075 T6 Charging Handle Included in all uppers
- Black Nitride Gas Tube
- Barrel Nuts properly torqued to military specifications
- Anti-slip and anti-rotation handguards
With enhanced durability and improved function, the new and improved PSA PA65 Gen3 is here. The Gen3 model offers a black nitride stainless gas tube to better resist high heat and corrosion while maintaining a glossy black finish. All Gen3 PA65 models come with a dimpled barrel for ease of gas block replacement if you choose to do so. We have also included a newly designed click switch 5-position adjustable gas block so you can specifically tune to your load.
The Palmetto State Armory PA65 Gen3 features a forged receiver set that has been designed with a relief cut geometry to allow the use of a wider variety of aftermarket bolt carrier groups. A carbine length buffer tube with a short, heavy buffer coupled with a standard PA10 buffer spring. All Gen3 PA65 rifles from Palmetto State Armory come equipped with a Toolcraft BCG, which ensures thousands and thousands of rounds will feed through the rifle and an EPT or two-stage nickel boron fire control group with a 4.5lb pull makes for an easy but controllable course of fire.
Barrel: The dimpled, 416R Stainless Steel, 6.5 Creedmoor 1/8″ twist, rifle-length gas system upper is paired with a Palmetto State Armory 15″ Lightweight M-Lok free-float rail, low profile adjustable click detent 5 position gas block, and an A2-style muzzle device. The gas system is enhanced with a nitrided gas tube in order to better resist high heat and corrosion.
Upper: Precision machined from forged 7075-T6 aluminum, then Black anodize hard coated to MIL-8625 Type 3 class 2. With enhanced dual retention anti-slip and anti-rotating handguards.
Bolt Carrier Group: Bolt Carrier Group: Toolcraft 6.5 Creedmoor BCG is designed with double ejectors in order to ensure flawless cycling. 9310 steel bolt assembly, nitride treated for durability. 8620 carrier, with a nitride treated gas key properly staked with grade 8 fasteners. Charging handle is also included.
Lower: Precision machined from forged 7075-T6 aluminum, these lowers are then Black anodize hardcoated to MIL-8625 Type 3 class 2. With a Geissele Super Semi-Automatic Enhanced (SSA-E) Trigger, a Magpul STR Stock, and a PSA Overmolded A2 Grip. This is an ideal platform for the .308 cartridge.
Geissle Super Semi-Automatic Enhanced (SSA-E) Trigger:
- Type: 2 Stage
- 1st Stage Weight: 2.3lbs.
- 2nd Stage Weight: 1.2lbs.
- Total Pull Weight: 3.5lbs.
- Adjustable: No
- Recommended Use: Target Shooting, Precision Shooting
- Pin Size: Mil-Spec
- Trigger Bow Type: M4 Curved
- Weapon Platform: AR15/AR10