Midwest Industries Upper Receiver Rod 5.56/.223


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Midwest Industries, Upper Receiver Rod, Black Oxide Finish, Holds Upper Receiver in Place

The Midwest Industries upper receiver rod is the ultimate tool for barrel nut installation or removal and is excellent for removing stubborn/seized barrel nuts without damaging upper. This receiver rod is also designed for muzzle device installation and will not damage the index pin. This receiver rod can also be installed horizontally or vertically in a bench vise and works with any standard M4/M16 barrel extension. Please note that this is NOT COMPATIBLE with 9mm and rimfire barrels and is also NOT COMPATIBLE with DPMS G2 308.

  • Can be used to install forward assist/port door cover
  • Compatible with forged and billet upper receivers
  • Machined from 4140 Ordnance grade steel
  • Durable Black Oxide finished for years of use
  • Receiver mounted sights can be left installed

100% Made in USA

*Not compatible with 9mm and rimfire barrels


Additional information

Weight 32 oz
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 9 in

16 reviews for Midwest Industries Upper Receiver Rod 5.56/.223

  1. jdutt24 (verified owner)

    The GOAT for building an upper receiver to proper specs without any worry of damaging index pins. Use it to loosen those over torqued barrel nuts as well.

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