Complete Upper Assembly, 7.62x40 WT, Recon Tactical, Forged Receiver, 18", Non-Threaded, 1-12 Twist


Complete Upper Assembly, 7.62x40 WT, Recon Tactical, Forged Receiver, 18
Item Number: TR-762TH18NTUP
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Wilson Combat Complete High Performance AR Uppers

Our complete High Performance AR Upper Receiver Units use the same top tier components, skilled gunsmith assembly and final finishing as our prized custom AR rifles that we have expertly built since 1999.

The Wilson Combat machined, hand polished, match grade stainless barrel is the core of these accurate and reliable upper units that will turn your lower into a custom AR rifle well equipped for hunting, duty or tactical competition. 

Other Wilson Combat components like our versatile and lightweight TRIM rail, Accu-Tac flash hider and NP3 bolt carrier assembly with ensure that your upper exceeds your cosmetic and performance expectations. 

Each Wilson Combat High Performance custom upper is test fired and finished in our Armor-Tuff coating and is certified to drop on and function with any mil-spec, AR lower unit.

Recon Tactical
The heart of every Recon Tactical is our unsurpassed Wilson Combat match-grade medium-weight stainless steel barrel designed for gilt-edge accuracy and sustained high rates of fire. The Recon Tactical is our vision of what a practical, all-around AR for rigorous tactical training, hardcore hunting or all-purpose field applications should be. The Recon can do it all-very well. Loaded with Wilson Combat custom features and accessories, this popular model has never been better.  Our most popular all-around AR model.  Fluted barrel model reduce weight even further and add stiffness to the barrel for no loss in practical accuracy.

7.62x40 WT

The 7.62x40 WT was developed by Wilson Combat to a reliable .30 caliber solution for the AR platform with enhanced power, range and accuracy over other .30 caliber AR chamberings. It uses a standard bolt and a slightly modified, standard magazine.  


Designed for tactical/defense applications as well as hunting for medium sized game such as deer and feral hogs. The 7.62x40 WT has very useful tactical applications with soft point and hollow point bullets providing reliable terminal performance on soft tissue while the Barnes TTSX will easily penetrate tough barriers. For hunting the 7.62x40 WT vastly out performs the 5.56 and is on par with the 6.8SPC at ranges out to 175-200 yards. The very mild recoil of the 7.62x40 WT also makes it ideal for female and younger shooters as well as anyone that’s recoil sensitive.

The 7.62x40 WT is based on the inexpensive and readily available 5.56x45 NATO cartridge case. The 5.56 case is shortened to 1.560” and then re-sized (single operation) in a standard 7.62x40 WT sizing die which results in a formed 7.62x40 WT case with a finished overall case length of 1.565”. The cartridge is designed for 110-150gr .308” diameter bullets loaded to supersonic velocities, but if chambered in a 1-8 twist barrel is also suitable for heavy bullet subsonic use also. An adjustable gas block is typically not required when switching from supersonic to subsonic. Loaded ammunition, components and modified magazines are available from Wilson Combat.


Upper Specifications

 Upper Receiver  Forged 7075-T6
 Laser Etching  Wilson Combat Logo and Caliber
 T.R.I.M.  Tactical Rail Interface, 12.6"
 Gas Block  Lo-Profile
 Bolt Carrier Assembly  NP3 Plated
 Muzzle Device  None
 Finish  Armor-Tuff® on Upper Receiver and Barrel

 

Barrel Specifications

 Chamber  7.62 x 40 WT
 Feed Ramps  M4 Style
 Gas Block Seat  .750" Diameter by .920" Length - Dimpled for Set Screw
 Gas System  Mid-Length
 Length  18"
 Material  Stainless Steel, Type 416R, Barrel Grade
 Muzzle Threads  N/A
 Profile  Recon Tactical - Non-Threaded
 Rifling  1:12, RH, Six Groove, Precision Button Rifling
 Weight  37 oz.

  TR-762RC18NT-112 Barrel Schematic

  7.62x40 WT Test Target