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The Bear Creek Arsenal 12.5" BC15 AR-15 Pistol is a popular firearm choice for enthusiasts and professionals seeking a compact yet powerful platform. Bear Creek Arsenal (BCA) is known for offering high-quality firearms and components at competitive prices, and this BC15 AR-15 pistol is no exception.

Specifications and Features

  1. Barrel and Upper Receiver:

    BC-15 5.56 NATO Right Side Charging Upper 12.5" Parkerized SOCOM Barrel 1:7 Twist Mid-Length Gas System11.5" MLOK

    • The pistol features a 12.5-inch barrel, which is a balance between the maneuverability of shorter barrels and the ballistic performance of longer ones.
    • The barrel is made from 4150 chrome moly vanadium steel, known for its durability and ability to withstand high rates of fire.
    • It often comes with a carbine-length gas system, which enhances reliability and reduces felt recoil.
  2. Caliber and Muzzle Device:

    • The standard chambering for this model is 5.56 NATO, making it compatible with both 5.56x45mm NATO and .223 Remington ammunition.
    • It is usually equipped with a flash suppressor to mitigate the muzzle flash, essential for maintaining low visibility during low-light operations.
    • More pistol calibers are available
  3. Handguard and Accessories:

    • The AR-15 pistol often features a free-floating M-LOK handguard, providing ample space for mounting accessories such as optics, lasers, and lights while ensuring accuracy.
    • The M-LOK system is preferred for its lightweight and modularity, allowing users to customize their firearm to their specific needs.
  4. Pistol Lower Receiver:

  5. Bolt Carrier Group (BCG):

    BC-15 .223 Wylde/5.56 NATO/.300 Blackout/.350 Legend Right Side Charging Bolt Carrier Group

    • The BCG is typically made from 9310 steel and is MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspected) to ensure there are no cracks or imperfections.
    • It is often finished in nitride or phosphate for increased durability and ease of maintenance.

Performance and Use

 

The 12.5-inch barrel length provides a good compromise between velocity, accuracy, and portability. It delivers effective fire at intermediate ranges, making it suitable for various applications, from home defense to tactical operations. The carbine-length gas system helps ensure reliable cycling of the action, even under rapid-fire conditions.

On this build, we are featuring:

Versatility

One of the key strengths of the Bear Creek Arsenal 12.5" AR-15 Pistol is its versatility. It is compact enough for close-quarters engagements but still retains enough barrel length to achieve effective accuracy at moderate distances. This makes it a favored choice for:

      • Home Defense: Its compact size allows for easy maneuvering in confined spaces.
      • Recreational Shooting: Ideal for target practice and plinking.
      • Tactical Use: Suitable for law enforcement and military applications requiring a compact and reliable firearm.

Value

Bear Creek Arsenal is known for providing a good balance of quality and affordability. The 12.5" AR-15 Pistol is competitively priced, making it accessible to a wide range of buyers without sacrificing performance or reliability. This makes it an excellent entry point for those new to AR-15 pistols or a reliable addition to any firearm enthusiast's collection.

What do we think of the Bear Creek Arsenal 12.5" AR-15 Pistol

We love it.  The Bear Creek Arsenal 12.5" AR-15 Pistol stands out as a versatile, reliable, and affordable firearm option. Whether for home defense, tactical operations, or recreational shooting, it offers a well-rounded performance that meets the needs of various users. Its solid construction, combined with the flexibility of the AR-15 platform, ensures that it remains a popular choice in the market.

BC-10mm | .10MM Right Side Charging Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:16 Twist | Blowback System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-45 | .45 ACP Right Side Charging Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:16 Twist | Blowback | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-9 | 9MM Billet Right Side Charging Bufferless Pistol | 5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:10 Twist | Blow Back Gas System | 4" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-45 | .45 ACP Right Side Charging Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:16 Twist | Blowback | 6.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-9 | 9MM Right Side Charging Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:10 Twist | Blow Back Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | .350 Legend Right Side Charging Forged Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:16 Twist |Pistol Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | (No Magazine)

BC-9 | 9MM Right Side Charging Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:10 Twist | Blow Back Gas System | 7.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 12.7x42 Right Side Charging Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:20 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-9 | 9MM Billet Left Side Charging Right Ejecting Bufferless Pistol | 5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:10 Twist | Blow Back Gas System | 4" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 5.56 NATO Right Side Charging Forged Pistol | 10.5" 416R SS M4 Barrel | 1:7 Twist | Carbine Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | .450 Bushmaster Right Side Charging Forged Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:24 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | Forged Lower| No Magazine

BC-15 | .300 Blackout Right Side Charging Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:8 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 5.56 NATO Right Side Charging Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:7 Twist | Carbine Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 7.62x39 Right Side Charging Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:10 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 6.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 5.56 NATO Right Side Charging Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:7 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 6.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | .300 Blackout Right Side Charging Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:8 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 6.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | .300 Blackout Right Side Forged Pistol | 8.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:8 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 6.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-10mm | .10MM Right Side Charging Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:16 Twist | Blowback | 6.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 6mm ARC Right Side Charging Rifle | 18" 416R SS Straight Fluted Heavy Barrel | 1:8 Twist | Mid-Length Gas System | 15" MLOK | Forged |No Magazine

BC-15 | 6mm ARC Right Side Charging Rifle | 16" 416R SS Straight Fluted M4 Barrel | 1:8 Twist | Mid-Length Gas System | 15" MLOK | Forged |No Magazine

BC-15 | 5.56 NATO Pistol | 10.5" 416R SS M4 Barrel | 1:7 Twist | Carbine Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | .450 Bushmaster Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:24 Twist | Carbine Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | Forged Lower| No Magazine

BC-15 | .450 Bushmaster Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:24 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | Forged Lower| No Magazine

BC-15 | .300 Blackout Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:8 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 5.56 NATO Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:7 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 6.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | .223 Wylde Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:7 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 6.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 7.62x39 Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:10 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 6.5" MLOK | (No Magazine)

BC-15 | .300 Blackout Pistol | 7.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:8 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 6.5" MLOK l (No Magazine)

BC-15 | 5.56 NATO Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:7 Twist | Carbine Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 7.62x39 Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized Heavy Barrel | 1:10 Twist | Pistol Length Gas System | 9.5" MLOK | No Magazine

BC-15 | 5.56 NATO Pistol | 10.5" Parkerized M4 Barrel | 1:8 Twist | Carbine Length Gas System | 10" MLOK | No Magazine