AR-15 Slick-Side Billet Upper Receiver

Venom Defense

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AR-15 Slick-Side Billet Upper Receiver

Simple. Clean. Affordable. 

Our Slick-Side upper omits the traditional forward assist, shell deflector and dust cover for a clean and simple addition to any AR-15 build. Our Slick-Side upper is precisely machined from premium, billet 6061 aluminum to ensure the tightest tolerances, in many cases, exceeding mil-spec requirements. Compatible with both forged and billet lower receivers as well as most types of fore-ends and quad rails. Our Slick-Side is not intended as an exact match to our 6061 80% lower; they are compatible, though, and frequently purchased together. 

Weight 6.1oz

Please note - while many of our customers enjoy the look and simplicity of the "as machined" aluminum, this finish is intended to be completed by the end user; therefore, machining marks may be visible. Applying a wear resistant coating (Cerakote or similar) to as-machined uppers prior to use achieves final fitment and provides a barrier to resist rapid wear that will otherwise occur. 

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  • 5
    Slick side upper

    Posted by brett deroche on Mar 24th 2022

    Fit and finish were perfect will definitely purchase again for next build thanks for a great product

  • 4
    Very happy with it

    Posted by Innocent Arms on Feb 24th 2022

    Bought few of them very happy

  • 5
    Slick side upper

    Posted by Tim Jones on Feb 17th 2022

    I love these uppers. They have a great look and make a awesome addition to your build!

  • 5
    Slick side upper

    Posted by mike kemper on Jan 1st 2022

    Perfect machining as usual, very good tolerances once cerakoted, by far the best upper for the money

  • 5

    Posted by John J Murray on Dec 23rd 2021

    Great fit built AR22 pistol with brace, cycles like a dream.

  • 5
    Clean unique upper

    Posted by Ian Hall on Dec 10th 2021

    Love the finished look after it was blasted and coated. Unique design. Love the cut out on top.

  • 5
    Slick Side

    Posted by Jimmy Holmes on Nov 20th 2021

    This upper not only looks but fits absolutely amazing! It is the right kind of tight and solid as a rock. I will include Venom Defense on any future builds I do. I’m extremely happy to have an awesome company like them in my neck of the woods and will definitely be a return customer!

  • 5
    Slick side upper

    Posted by Chad on Nov 6th 2021

    A quality product for sure. Buy with confidence.

  • 5
    Slick side upper

    Posted by Michael KEMPER on Oct 27th 2021

    Great fit and look, very snug barrel fit, looks awesome when cerakoted, mine was in the raw, no burrs, barrel nut threads are very well formed, I've had no issues with my uppers