Franklin Armory M4-HTF R3 XTD 5.56 NATO Semi-Auto Rifle 16" Barrel 30 Rounds Optic Ready B5 Bravo Stock Black Finish

131287 Franklin Armory 1266BLK

Franklin Armory M4-HTF R3 XTD 5.56 NATO Semi-Auto Rifle 16" Barrel 30 Rounds Optic Ready B5 Bravo Stock Black Finish
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131287 Franklin Armory 1266BLK
Model 1266BLK 
Action Semi-Automatic 
Stock Collapsible 
Caliber 5.56 NATO 
Capacity 30 
Barrel Length 16" 
Frame Finish Black 
UPC 818725011146 
SKU 131287 
Ships Ships Within 5 to 7 Business Days After Valid FFL is Received 
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  • Return to manufacturer for warranty service.
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Ships Within 5 to 7 Business Days After Valid FFL is Received

A $16.95 handling fee will be charged per order. No additional charge for multiple firearms on an order.


The M4-HTF R3 XTD is Ready When You Are

The Franklin Armory M4-HTF R3 XTD semi-auto rifle comes with a 16" M4 contour barrel with a 1:7 twist, a mid-length gas system, and a highly effective Aura XTD muzzle brake and is chambered in 5.56 NATO. With a flat top upper and 15" FSR M-LOK handguard with a full length Picatinny top rail and multiple smaller rail sections there is plenty of space to add your favorite optics, lights, lasers, and other accessories. The forged upper and lower have a black Type III anodized finish. For enhanced performance and resistance to wear, the bolt carrier group has a salt bath nitride finish. A Custom Tuned Trigger provides a consistent, crisp trigger break. An enhanced trigger guard provides extra room for the trigger finger when wearing gloves. The ambidextrous safety is left-handed friendly. A multi-position B5 Bravo stock lets you customize the length of pull to match your needs and provide superior control. The M4-HTF R3 XTD is ideally suited to home defense, sports shooting, or duty use.

Franklin Armory M4-HTF R3 XTD Semi-Auto Rifle Specifications and Features

  • Franklin Armory Item Number 1266BLK
  • Semi-Auto Rifle
  • 5.56 NATO (accepts .223 Rem)
  • 16" M4 Contour Barrel 1:7 Twist
  • Mid-Length Gas System
  • Aura XTD Muzzle Brake
  • Bolt Carrier Group has a Salt Bath Nitride Finish
  • Forged Upper and Lower Receiver
  • 30+1 Round Capacity
  • 15" FSR M-LOK Handguard with Full Length Picatinny Rail
  • MFT Evolve Charging Handle
  • Ambidextrous Safety Selector
  • Custom Tuned Trigger
  • Enhanced Trigger Guard
  • B5 Bravo Multi-Position Stock
  • Black Anodized Type III Finish

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Completing the Transaction

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