The Daniel Defense V7 is the first rifle in the DDM4 lineup to feature the M-LOK attachment technology with the Daniel Defense MFR 15.0 rail. Built around a Cold Hammer Forged, 16” barrel, the V7 has a DD improved Flash Suppressor to reduce flash signature. The mid-length gas system provides smooth and reliable cycling under any condition and reduces both perceived recoil and wear on moving parts. A free-floating MFR 15.0 handguard offers incredible weight savings as well as superior cooling, ergonomics, and modularity while maintaining the strength and durability expected from Daniel Defense. With the M-LOK attachment points that run along 7 positions and an uninterrupted 1913 Picatinny rail on top, the V7 has plenty of room for the sights, optics, and accessories the user may require. The new independently ambi GRIP-N-RIP Charging Handle accommodates left- and right-handed shooters and is engineered for suppressed fire, with anti-gas features that redirect gas flow upward and away from the face and operator. The rifle is finished off with the rugged and comfortable Daniel Defense Buttstock and Pistol Grip.
MATERIALS & CONSTRUCTION
- LOWER RECEIVER: Mil-Spec with Enhanced Flared Magazine Well and Rear Receiver QD Swivel Attachment Point. CNC Machined of 7075-T6 Aluminum, Type III Hard Coat Anodized
- UPPER RECEIVER: Mil-Spec with Indexing Marks and M4 Feed Ramps. CNC Machined of 7075-T6 Aluminum, Type III Hard Coat Anodized
- BARREL: Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel, Cold Hammer Forged, 1:7 Twist, 16″ Government Profile, Mid-length Gas System, Chrome Lined, Mil-Spec Heavy Phosphate Coated, and HP/MPI Tested
- GAS SYSTEM: Pinned Low Profile Gas Block CNC Machined of 4140 hardened steel and Mil-Spec Heavy Phosphate Coating, Mid-length, Direct Impingement
- MUZZLE DEVICE: Daniel Defense Flash Suppressor, 17-4 PH Stainless Steel, Salt Bath Nitride Finished
- BOLT CARRIER GROUP: M16 Profile, Mil-Spec MP Tested, Chrome Lined, Properly Staked Gas Key
- BUFFER: H Buffer
- SIGHTS: Sold Separately
- HANDGUARD: Daniel Defense MFR 15.0, CNC Machined of 6061-T6 Aluminum, M-LOK Attachment, Type III Hard Coat Anodized
- CHARGING HANDLE: GRIP-N-RIP Charging Handle, Body CNC Machined of 7076-T6 Aluminum, Handles & Latch CNC Machined of 6061-T6 Aluminum, Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Roll Pins, Type III Hard Coat Anodized
- RECEIVER EXTENSION: 6 Position Mil-Spec 7075-T6 Aluminum
- BUTTSTOCK: Daniel Defense Buttstock, Glass Filled Polymer with Soft Touch Overmolding
- PISTOL GRIP: Daniel Defense Pistol Grip, Glass Filled Polymer with Soft Touch Overmolding
- Made in the USA!
|Muzzle Thread||1⁄2×28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)|
|Product Weight||6.2 LBS|
|Length||32 ¼” – 35 7/8”|
|Case||Daniel Defense Full-Latch Impact Plastic Case|
Improved design for reduced flash signature compared to the traditional A2 birdcage
Cold-Hammer Forged Barrel
Intense hydraulic pressure process that forms the most accurate and longest-lasting barrels attainable
Flared Magazine Well
Widened and beveled magwell funnels magazines into place for the fastest, most secure reloads possible
Ambi Safety Selector
For right or left-handed shooters
Free Float Rail System
Proprietary 4- or 6-bolt attachment to the upper receiver allows the rail system to free float the barrel, which will ensure barrel harmonics are not affected during operation
Features a nonslip cheek weld, interchangeable butt pads, and an integral QD point
Integrated quick-disconnect points for the attachment of slings
Features M-LOK attachment technology
Ergonomic wrist angle, integral trigger guard and nonslip grip for comfort and control in all conditions
Overall QualityThe whole rifle is built to last. I got my DDM4 V7 roughly a month ago now I’ve been to range a few times and it is shooting sub moa at 50 and moa at 100. I am also not using the best ammunition when at the range. The rubber pads for the cheek pad the grip and the fore-grip are extremely comfortable. Not that it matters much but I really enjoy the sound of this rifle compared to others. Highly recommend it is worth the money because you’re paying for quality.
Great ARI bought a custom build DDM4-V7 with upgraded charging handle, Geisselle SD3G trigger and muzzle climb mitigator. I did lots of research. Spent hours at gun stores looking at different price points and styles. I could not find a bad review for any DD product. It was more expensive than other manufactures. But after comparing several of my final choices, I was sold. My biggest dilemma is what to get next??
First AR taken for grantedThe DDM4 V7 was the first AR I purchased after doing extensive research. On paper it seemed great but in real life application it was beyond excellent. I had no idea how excellent and accurate this rifle was until I sold it. Since then, I have tried and own SIG, S&W, Colt, etc and nothing compares. This is by far the best quality product and I will be purchasing another one as soon as possible.
Pretty goodAccurate rifle, love the rail, the cerakote finish, flash hider design, would've expected a better trigger for the price but its fine. No malfunctions on firing after about 4 thousand rounds.
Some problems with lower, stacking tolerances resulted in bolt catch not reaching the follower properly on multiple different magazines and sheared the tip of the follower.
A bit more wobble with upper and lower than id like, makes it a bit inconvenient for precision shooting as you have to twist out the play or do something similar to get the rifle steady.
Buy Once, Cry OnceThe title says it all: Is this weapon more expensive than others? Absolutely. Is it worth it? Absolutely. Will it potentially save money in the long run by not having to upgrade different parts? For me, without a doubt. The attention to detail and thought that went into this design is superb. If you want an out-of-the-case tack driver that is durable and needs no aftermarket additions this weapon, and DD in general, is for you. Could you upgrade the charging handle or trigger? Of course. Do you need to? Speaking for myself, not at all. Fantastic weapon, fantastic company and customer service.
DDM4V7 in Mil Spec +The finish is amazing the layout on the rail is wonderful tons of room. Groups are amazing 50 to 200 yards. Overall great buy will be buying more DD rifles soon. I did give it a 5 only cons I found the trigger but it is Mil Spec. The other item is the safety not as smooth and clean as I would expect. It’s felt very gritty and grinding.
Great AR for the intermediate & advanced shooterThis is my 3rd AR but first DD rifle. I was a bit skeptical at first because of the price$1700+ for an AR without any extras(optics, BUIS, match grade trigger, MAGPUL furniture, etc). Just a basic MILSPEC AR with a different look, IMO. But after tons of research, reading reviews, YouTube, & talking with friends who have owned or shot the DD rifles...I had to try one for myself. Let me tell you something, I have no regrets! This rifle has been a solid performer since the first rounds were out through it. I bought it mostly as a backup to my Sig M400 for plinking & the occasional competition(when I have time). I have since used the DD more than the Sig. Not that the 223/556 has that much recoil to begin with, but just because I like upgrading stuff, I added an Armaspec H stealth buffer spring, CMC curved 3.5 lb trigger group & a cheap(for the time being) muzzle brake. OMG, what little recoil it did have is now gone. I mean I am getting roughly 1 - 1.5 inch double tap groups. And by double tap, I mean BAM BAM, not the BAM, find target again BAM. I have not done a lot of drilling with it yet...but just from playing around & becoming more familiar with the feel & shot of the rifle...i will be buying more DD rifles in the near future. Overall great rifle & well worth the money! I will definitely recommend it for anyone wanting a reliable performer right out the box.
Great Patrol Rifle/ trigger iffyHave had this for about 2 years now. Out of the box accuracy is exceptional. I believe the rubberized grip & stock are the best on market.
The trigger that came stock (this was 2018) was gritty and not to my preference.
This is an all around great rifle other than my trigger.
Love mineGreat product , excellent quality and performance
Top of the lineThis is my first AR, and man what a great rifle. Excellent furniture and polish on the rifle, everything is silky smooth. I main own handguns and shotguns, but have shot a fair amount of other AR’s, and this was by far my favorite. Once you get one in your hands and start firing you will see why. I am by no means a great shot but I am shooting my tightest group ever and have really impressed my friends. I can see why some many people like Daniel Defense products! I am officially a fan! Side note it would be awesome if you guys made some fold down iron sights!