Bear Creek Arsenal Barrels - 5.56 Barrel
This Bear Creek Arsenal AR-15 features a 20" government profile barrel, black nitride 5.56 barrel, rifle-length
gas system, and 1:7 twist rate. Our 5.56 black nitride rifle barrels are manufactured from premium 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium and are expertly rifled to ensure maximum accuracy at an affordable price. Bear Creek Arsenal AR barrels are guaranteed to last a lifetime and will provide your AR15 with a major performance boost.
Each and every completed barrel undergoes a comprehensive review and major inspection process. In addition to a visual and mechanical inspection, we also use coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) and air gauges (for the bores).
Hollow Point Boat Tail 75-grain and 69-grain Nosler Match Grade ammunition is the most optimal and recommended ammunition to use with this barrel.
- Manufacturer: Bear Creek Arsenal
- Chamber: 5.56 NATO
- Contour: Socom
- Fluted: No
- Length: 20"
- Twist Rate: 1:7
- Gas System: Rifle Length
- Diameter at Gas Port: .750
- Thread Pitch: 1/2x28
- Feed Ramps: M4
- Material: 4150 CMVS
- Finish: Black Nitride
- Process: Button Rifled
- Lining: Black Nitride
- Extension: M4
- Assembly: Stripped
The Best 5.56 Barrel
A barrel chambered for.223 Remington can be used without worry in a AR 5.56 rifle. It is important to remember, however, that 5.56 chambers are somewhat larger than.223 chambers, therefore both calibers can be used interchangeably. Always refer to the manufacturer's instructions while choosing ammo.
The barrel length of a preexisting AR rifle can be altered. But you'll need skill, the right equipment, and maybe even the help of a gunsmith. Make sure you're in line with any restrictions in your area that pertain to barrel length adjustments.
The accuracy does not solely depend on the length of the barrel. Important contributors include the quality of the barrel, the twist rate, the ammunition, and the shooter's skill. It's true that longer barrels have the potential for greater velocity and accuracy at greater distances, but that doesn't mean shorter barrels can't achieve outstanding accuracy within their intended ranges.
The accuracy and adaptability of AR-15 rifles are substantially affected by the 5.56 AR barrel. Accuracy, recoil control, and shooting enjoyment can all be improved by fine-tuning the barrel's length, twist rate, and material. The barrel's durability and dependability can be ensured with regular maintenance and expert installation. You can maximize your use of 5.56 AR barrels by familiarizing yourself with their advantages, caveats, and recommended upkeep procedures.