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Premium Grade AR-15 Barrel 16" Heavy, Carbine, w/ 1:8 5rd Twist, .223 Wylde, Spiral Fluted, Black Nitride
Carbine gas system, with .07 gas port, .750 gas block diameter, and threaded for comp. Barrel extension installed with M4 feed ramps.
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Premium Grade AR-15 Barrel 16" Heavy, Carbine, W/ 1:8 5R Twist, .223 Wylde, Spiral Fluted, Black Nitride
100% American made. Barrels are manufactured from two types of steel.
They are Drilled, Reamed, Rifled, Turned, and if Applicable, fluted on CNC Machines. All our Finished Barrels go through a 100% Inspection Process.
Inspections Equipment includes CMMs and Air Gauges for the Bores. Our Barrels are manufactured under the ISO-9002 Quality Systems.
What is 5R Rifling
Conventional rifling uses either 6 or 4 symmetrical lands and grooves on the bullet. Each of the lands (the raised portion of the rifling) are directly opposite one another. Likewise the grooves are opposite of one another. 5R rifling improves upon this by using 5 lands and grooves over the even numbers which puts lands opposite of grooves. Further, the transition from the top of the land to the groove is sloped.
5R reduces projectile deformation as it passes through the bore during the firing sequence. By placing the lands opposite of the grooves, the bullets are no longer squeezed on opposite sides ensuring the projectile stays uniform instead of squeezing material into the grooves. More uniform projectile means better accuracy.
Secondly, by sloping the transition to the groove, the barrels become much easier to clean. In a conventionally rifled platform, these corners become depositories for lead and superheated materials left after shooting. Cleaning supplies have a hard time reaching these corners as they are incredibly small. By sloping it, cleaning supplies are easily able to get to the deposits.
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