The .17HMR is one of my favorite rimfire calibers. The hot 17 caliber rimfire cartridge is both supremely accurate, and light recoiling making it a good step up from .22LR in terms of both inherent accuracy and range. Bear Creek Arsenal is following up the success of their .22WMR AR-15 upper with the release of the new BC-15 17HMR Billet Upper Receiver to give rimfire enthusiasts access to yet another popular rimfire cartridge that they can plink, hunt, or target shoot with by simply slapping it on an AR-15 lower receiver.
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Bear Creek Arsenal’s New BC-15 17HMR Billet Upper Receiver
This BCA AR-15 complete .17hmr rifle length upper has a 16″ heavy barrel with a black nitride finish, and features a 1:9 twist rate. It includes a 15″ MLOK rail, a M4 flat-top billet upper receiver, a BCA bolt carrier group, a flash hider, and a right side charging handle (Gen 2, Patent Pending). This upper is compatible with any mil-spec AR-15 lower with rounded hammer and this upper includes a 10 rd Black Dog mag and buffer spring and buffer.
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Like the previous release of the BC-15 .22WMR upper, the .17HMR version of the BC-15 will include everything you need (sans lower and ammo) to get started with your new .17HMR rifle. There will be two offerings of the BC-15 17HMR including a less expensive Parkerized version and the black nitride version. Both versions of the BC-15 17HMR will come standard with heavy profile barrels and 15″ M-LOK handguards. The base price for the Parkerized version will be $349.99 and the nitride version will set you back an additional $20 at $369.99. Let us know if this is a rimfire offering that interests you and what you like or don’t like about the 17HMR cartridge!