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DPMS Panther Oracle .223 / 5.56 NATO 16-inch 30rd

DPMS Panther Oracle .223 / 5.56 NATO 16-inch 30rd

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This lightweight optics ready carbine features a mil-std A3 upper receiver, lightweight barrel and Pardus stock for user comfort and advanced capability. All of this and plenty more, at a price set for any budget.

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Why did you choose this?
GrabAGun Store
Can't beat the price.
MIKE F on Nov 15, 2018
Recommendation and good value.
John B on Oct 22, 2018
Can't beat the price.
MIKE F on Nov 15, 2018
Good gun for the price and Grab A Gun has all your gun needs at great prices.
tim k on Nov 9, 2018
Recommendation and good value.
John B on Oct 22, 2018
great first ar!
Logan F on Oct 17, 2018
Predator control on the ranch. Coyotes and hogs. You have the low price even after paying the Texas sales tax. There may be a blue wave in November. Prices may go up after the election if the Dems take over the house.
Starley M on Aug 23, 2018
Cesar A on Jul 31, 2018
Price and quality
John L on Jul 30, 2018
Price and features
RAMON R on Jul 27, 2018
Good reviews, good price with a rebate, shot one at the range and was impressed with the groups it held at a hundred yards.
Ricky on Jul 25, 2018
PATRICK C on Jul 21, 2018
Seems like a good price and I wanted an AR15 I could beat on for hunting and hiking
Andrew K on Jul 19, 2018
Great deal! Too good to pass up.
DOUGLAS D on Jul 17, 2018
Good gun for the price and Grab A Gun has all your gun needs at great prices.
tim k on Nov 9, 2018
great first ar!
Logan F on Oct 17, 2018
Can you put iron sights on this rifle? Specifically, is there a picatinny rail on the gas block that a front sight can be mounted on?
Billy on Jul 22, 2018

The rifle I received had a rail on the front gas block. You can mount a front sight however the rail on the upper receiver is on a higher elevation by roughly 1/4" than the rail on the front gas block. I'm not sure if there would be enough adjustment in the elevation of the sight to make this application work. For this rifle an optic such as the Vortex Spitfire with an etched reticle is a good choice. Overall this is a great rifle with mil spec upper and lower receiver. I have fired many rounds through mine with no malfunctions.
4.9 / 5.0
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It doesn't cost a mint but it's VERY reliable.
Purchased this model as it had a nice price point and left my wallet with more $$$ for Optics and other accessories. Solid build and super accurate. From a bench she can easily bore 1" holes at 100 yds. Have not had an issue one with any FTF, Stove-Pipes, Lockups, etc. She loves both HexMag and Magpul magazines of ALL sizes. Added a Quad Rail Handguard and mounted my Optics and steel offset sights and we're ready to Rumble!!
DPMS Panther Oracle AR-15
DPMS Panther Oracle AR-15
October 13, 2018
1 year ago
Great AR
I have bought a few of these guns so far. I am a paper shooter at the range that shoots cheap ammo through it. I also like to tinker with them and add differant accessories. This is a great gun that shoots all sorts of ammo well even the cheap stuff and great its great for modding.
I have one that I have upgraded with a geissel trigger, Vortex HD Scope, freefloat handguards and other stuff. I also have one with an Eotech red dot with magnifier and one with just a bushnell red dot. Just like playing around with them and shooting them. Great price to learn how AR's work before spending the money for the top of the line.
September 1, 2018
5 months ago
Great AR for the money
Great starter AR for a build, it shoots accurate enough and feeds any ammo I put through it. Very happy with the quality and for such a low price
August 19, 2018
3 months ago
Perfect first AR!!!!!!
August 17, 2018
3 months ago
An AR for a fantastic price!
Great AR for the beginner or trained. The price is great and an awesome platform for upgrading to ones preference.
August 15, 2018
5 months ago
Buy it !!
It’s very well-built very accurate and has to be the best value on the market . You can pimp it out a little bit relatively inexpensively and you’ve got yourself a rifle you can pass down to the next generation. Grab a gun was awesome very easy process this was my first purchase and will again!!!
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August 11, 2018
4 months ago
Great quality, accurate and affordable
I've shot several AR-15'S and they are all fairly similar. The quality of the rifle is great and it's exceptionally accurate. But on top of that it was under $400. I am very happy with this rifle and I'm about to buy the .,308 version
August 10, 2018
5 months ago
Name brand bargain AR!
Good gun for the money!
August 6, 2018
4 months ago
Highly recommend for anyone to purchase
Very impressive, especially the low cost and high quality .
August 6, 2018
4 months ago
American made quality at a great price!
Awesome rifle. Shoots great and is good quality. Only issue is that you need a special front sight for the gas block. Otherwise it’s awesome. Shoots 5.56 and .223. Even shot tulammo with no problem. After extensive research and deciding between this rifle and the M&P sport, I settled on this on for the price point since they’re all pretty much the same.
August 5, 2018
4 months ago


Panther Oracle .223/5.56

An affordable and accurate semiauto gun, the Panther Oracle is built to bridge the gap between the Sporting and Tactical markets. This introductory level carbine features a 16" light contour barrel, A3 upper receiver with Picatinny rail, railed gas block heat-dissipating GlacierGuards and a collapsible, six-position Pardus buttstock.

Altogether, it weighs in at only 6.4 lbs. The flat top A3 upper allows the shooter to mount the optic of their choice on the Picatinny rail. The 16" lightweight barrel provides plenty of velocity for most sporting and tactical applications.

DPMS Oracle Review by GEORGE S / (POSTED ON 8/17/17)


I purchased my Panther Oracle about three months ago and have about 500 rounds through it so far. It is well built, solid and amazingly accurate. The trigger is smoother than I had anticipated not that I'm complaining. She has taken every kind of ammo I've feed her so far and not one FTF/Stove pipe, jam etc. This Rifle ROCKS! 

DPMS Oracle AR 15 Rifle Specifications:

  • Semi-automatic AR 15 style semiautomatic rifle in .223 Rem / 5.56 NATO with a 16" barrel, in black. 
  • 5.56x54mm
  • 16 " lite contour barrel • Black finish
  • Semi-auto, gas-operated rotating bolt
  • Phosphated 8620 steel bolt carrier, heat treated & plated per Mil. Spec.
  • Receiver material: (RFA3-OC) 7075-T6 aircraft aluminum alloy upper/lower receiver or (RFLR-OC) 6066-T6 aluminum thick-walled upper receiver & 6061-T6 lower receiver; All materials are hard coat anodized per Mil. Spec. & Teflon coated black
  • Upper: A3 Picatinny rail flattop; “ T ” Marked; Dust cover; Shell deflector; Round forward assist; RH ejection • Lower: Aluminum trigger guard & magazine release button
  • Barrel: 4140 Chrome-moly steel; 6 Grooves - RH; 1:9 Twist (5.56) 1:10 Twist (7.62); A2 Flash hider; Single-rail gas block
  • Handguard: Carbine length, oval GlacierGuards ™ w/ aluminum delta ring
  • Pardus stock: (6-Position, telescoping fiber reinforced polymer w/check rest, curved & serrated buttplate
Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer DPMS
Condition New in Box
Action Type No
Caliber 5.56
UPC 884451002383
Model Oracle
Type No
Manufacturer Part Number RFA3OC
Accessories Fwd Assist, Dst Cvr
Barrel Length 16
Finish Per Color Black
Capacity 30
Firing Casing No
Frame Per Material No
Hand No
Sights No