Short Action Customs (S.A.C.) is proud to introduce the 223 Remington conversion kit for the Desert Tech weapons platform. Orders can be placed by E-mailing in our completed order form (will be a hyperlink to the form) or placing a phone order. Complete S.A.C. 223 Remington conversion kits retail for $1700.00 USD which will include shipping. Please click on the picture below to visit our 223 Conversion Kit page for more information.
Please review the frequently asked questions for more information:
Q: How do I place an order?
A: Phone call orders and completed 223 order forms that are E-mailed in will be accepted.
Q: What are the acceptable forms of payment.
A: Credit card plus 3%, personal checks and money orders. No paypal or bank transfers.
Q: Will the S.A.C. 223 conversion kits be available for exportation?
A: Yes, the S.A.C. 223 conversion kits will be available for exportation in accordance with all domestic and international laws.
Q: Will this 223 conversion kit work with the 300 Blackout or other chamberings?
A: Our 223 conversion kit was designed to work with the 223 Remington case only. The 300 Blackout will most likely work with a simple modification to the standard S.A.C. magazines to allow for the larger 30 caliber bullet. 223 AI cartridges have too straight of a body to feed reliably from the magazine.
Q: What is the expected price of the conversion kit?
A: Our 223 conversion kits will have a retail price of $1700. This price includes a complete barrel, complete bolt head assembly, one magazine and 223 bolt stop.
Q: Will the 223 Conversion be available for left handed Desert Tech rifles?
A: At this time we are not making left handed 223 conversion parts.
Q: What will the conversion kit include?
A: The conversion kit will include these parts.
-Complete barrel, chambered, SAC 223 barrel extension, cut to your length with your muzzle specifications, a custom thread protector and Cerakote is standard.
-SAC 223 bolt head
Q: What is not included with the SAC 223 conversion kit?
A: These items are not included, but are required to have a complete rifle.
-Desert Tech SRS chassis (SRS or Covert, First Generation to A1).
-Desert Tech bolt body.
Q: Will Short Action Customs have extra Desert Tech parts in hand to make a complete rifle?
A: Yes, Short Action Customs will have chassis’ and bolt bodies in hand to make complete rifles.
Q: What are the details of your magazine assembly?
A: Our 223 conversion magazine is made from 7075 Aluminum that is CNC machined, type 3 hard coat anodized. It has a low friction Delrin follower and has a 10 round capacity.
Q: How long does it take to make a 223 conversion kit?
A: Since each conversion kit is made for each customer, there is a 2-6 week time frame. Extra services like fluting can add time.
Q: Will these barrels have any accuracy guarantee?
A: Yes, these barrels will have our 1/2 MOA guarantee accuracy with match ammo.
Q: What configurations can I get these barrels in?
A: Short Action Customs will be offering these barrel configurations.
-Customers choice of either a short freebore varmint style 223 Remington chamber, or longer freebore long range 223 Remington chamber.
-Customers choice of barrel length between 16.25″ and 28″.
-Customers choice of muzzle specifications. M40 style crown, 1/2 x 28, 5/8 x 24, and 3/4 x 24 threads. Other threads available.
-Customers choice of a customer thread protector or muzzle brake install. Muzzle brake install is additional.
-Customers choice of Cerakote Color.
Q: Who makes the barrel blanks and what are the specifications on the barrels?
A: Bartlein Barrels currently makes all of our Desert Tech barrel blanks. These barrels are hand lapped, cut rifled, stainless steel.
Q: Will individual parts be available for sale, for example extra bolt heads or magazines?
A: Yes, retail pricing is available for additional or spare parts.