One of the best times in history to buy AR-15 uppers on a budget is Right now. Cheap uppers don’t have to mean cheap quality. In fact more likely represent the incredible bargains you can get in a world of mass produced parts that currently have more supply than demand. If you are thinking of this marketplace glut going away anytime soon then you better know that there is no sign of so. So let’s take a look at some of the best budget AR-15 Upper Receivers for Sale out there right now. Keep in mind that, you should take advantage of these bargains now. Because there will come a time when you’ll remember this golden age of AR-15’s and wish you’d taken advantage of it.


•Brownells 300 Blackout KeyMod Upper: when looking at this high quality budget upper the words “crazy cheap” will come in mind. This upper is chambered in the increasingly popular .300 Blackout and fitted with a free float KeyMod handguard. It just needs the bolt carrier group, charging handle and sights/optic of your choice to be ready to go. It will get this upper for well under $250. You can use the savings on your upper to get some really nice glass to put on it.


•Radical Firearms Midlength Upper: This budget upper is incredibly hard to beat which comes for just under $220. All you have to do is add a BCG, charging handle and sights and you are done. It can be chambered in 5.56 NATO, with a special Radical Firearms free floating handguard featuring QD swivel attachment points. This upper is a powerful reminder of the huge variety of cheap, quality uppers that are flooding the market right now. 


•DPMS Complete Upper: Many of the budget uppers do not ship with a bolt carrier group and charging handle. If you want to use a premium BCG, or charging handle there is nothing wrong with standard parts either, this one is nice. You can get it for about $320. It’s a complete, ready to use upper that only needs your choice of sights or optic. All you need is to slap a red dot on top or another ar-15 accessory and that’s it. It is almost unheard of a complete upper for this price. Take this advantage while you can.


•Radical Firearms .300 Blackout Pistol Upper: Just like the other budget uppers, add the BCG, handle and sights of your choice. The price of $219.99 is cheap, that doesn’t mean low quality. The way you’ll love the gun you can build around it, the same way you’ll love this upper. It makes a great companion to a .300 rifle.


Picking the Best Budget Upper

What Budget uppers often lack are bolt carrier groups, charging handles and may not have the most advanced handguards. For most of us, some sort of free float handguard or even a standard handguard, is good enough. It would be better rather buying a premium BCG and charging handle with some of the money you saved by buying a budget upper. So, find the one you like and enjoy the savings.

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