Noveske Rifleworks Gen III Thunder Ranch Rifle 5.56/223 14.5" Barrel, Flash Suppressor (16" OAL) Magpul CTR Stock 30rd Mag

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Gen III Thunder Ranch Rifle 5.56/223 14.5" Barrel With Permanently Attached Flash Suppressor (16" Overall Length) BUIS NSR-11 Handguard Magpul CTR Stock 30rd Mag Gen III precision machined receiver from 7075-T6 with extended feed ramps featuring anti-rotation interface with handguard, no forward assist and Special Thunder Ranch Markings. Hardcoat type III anodizing with black Cerakote ceramic coating. Gas Buster charging handle. Skinny Contour CHF parkerized threaded barrel with permanently attached flash hider for a 16" overall barrel length. 1:7" twist rate. 1/2-28 threads. AAC Blackout Non-Mount flash hider, pinned. H buffer. Gen III 7075-T6 machined lower with black Cerakote coating. ALG Defense ACT trigger. Mil-spec 6-position receiver extension. Noveske QD end plate. HSR-11 free floating handguard with 1913 top rail anodized and Cerakote coated. Magpul CTR stock and MIAD pistol grip. Back up iron sights. One 30-round magazine. Includes Thunder Ranch Urban Rifle DVD and signed Certificate of Authenticity. A MESSAGE FROM CLINT SMITH: I have shot the Stoner designed AR style platform for forty-four years in one form or another as a combat decorated infantry Marine as a Police Officer and as a civilian. I have actually used this type rifle in combat. The new Noveske Rifleworks N4 Thunder Ranch AR rifle is the best example of this rifle I have ever owned over the last four plus decades. The design implemented by the NRW team is a combination of their knowledge of the tool and my knowledge and real world application of this tool. To some people this rifle might seem expensive, my response to that is yes and in the truest sense you get what you pay for. I own and use Noveske AR style rifles as they are the platform I teach with and even more importantly they are the rifle I would defend Heidi, Boo and myself with. I have worked on this now realized concept of the rifle for years and John Noveske is the person who listened to what I had to say and more importantly he was willing to build the rifle the way it should be built for serious applications. This concept will be copied by others in part and parcel in the future, but it will not be built better by anyone anywhere. Heidi and I are grateful and thrilled that John, Lorina, Sheri and the NRW team has stood with us to build this very best of the breed. My only regret is that I did not have this rifle forty-four years ago in combat, but that regret is tempered by the fact that I can and will gladly use this Noveske rifle for the rest of my teaching and shooting career. Clint Smith Thunder Ranch
  • Barrel Length : 16
  • Caliber : 5.56mm NATO
  • Capacity : 30
  • Finish : Parkerized
  • Item Description : NKE THN RNCH 5.56 16FH CTR 30


Length- 14.5” Skinny Contour, Cold Hammer Forged, NATO 5.56 with 1/7 Twist (1lbs. 4oz.)

Gas Block- Lo-Pro, .750, Pinned to Barrel

Barrel Extension w/ Extended Feed Ramps

Upper Receiver

Model- Gen III precision machined billet receiver from 7075-T6 w/extended feed ramps featuring anti-rotation interface with handguard, no forward assist

(Special Thunder Ranch Markings)

Finish- Hardcoat type III anodizing, with Cerakote ceramic coating (Black) for ultimate finish and performance

Charging Handle- Gas Buster

Shot peened & MP tested bolt

Auto carrier w/staked carrier key

Lower Receiver

Model- Gen III precision machined billet receiver from 7075-T6

Finish- Hardcoat type III anodizing, with Cerakote ceramic coating (Black) for ultimate finish and performance

Trigger- ALG Defense ACT

Extension- Mil-spec 6 position receiver extension

Staked Noveske QD End Plate


NSR-11” Free floating handguard w/1913 top rail with Hardcoat type III anodizing and Cerakote ceramic coating


Stock- Magpul CTR

Grip- Miad Pistol grip


Noveske Signature Back Up Iron Sights by: TROY Ind.

One 30 Rnd. Magazine

Thunder Ranch Urban Rifle DVD

Signed Certificate of Authenticity

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