Looking For: Barrel 5.56, 18"

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by monteros, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. monteros

    monteros New Member

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    Finally close to finishing my first build and looking for a barrel. Doing the research thing etc, anyone have any thoughts on where to get an 18" chambered in 5.56? Currently scouring the net, and... Barrel after barrel is out of stock. I have choices in .223, but I really was planning this build around 5.56...
     

  2. monteros

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    Last edited: Jul 15, 2013
  3. monteros

    monteros New Member

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    Just starting the research lol, going to keep looking, need to do some more reading on twist rates. What I found was a 1in7 twist, was hoping for 1in8 ...but, I could be wrong. Bet they both shoot fine lol
     
  4. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    Try krieger barrels. They will make it with whatever degree crown twist length diameter fluting chamber dimension that you want
     
  5. AgentTikki

    AgentTikki New Member

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    Consider a .223 Wylde chamber, not too many 5.56 Nato 18"ers.

    The wylde can run both .223 remington and 5.56 nato with no problems.
     
  6. ZeusEcho

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  7. monteros

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    That was bad typing on my part, the part about being 16" was referring to another post above that offered up a 16" 1/8 twist barrel :) My link was 18, 1 in 7 twist. :)
     
  8. monteros

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