Bear Creek Arsenal AR-15 16" .300 BLK OUT, Pistol Gas, HBAR, 1:8 T, Phosphate Barrel
General Barrel Info: The barrel on an AR-15 originally operates under a 'gas impingement' system, by tapping gas off of the barrel and cycling it back through the gas system to assist the bolt carrier in unlocking and extracting the spent cartridge. AR-15 Barrels come in four different specifications for gas systems, Pistol, Carbine, Mid-Length, and Rifle. AR-15 Barrels vary between profiles as well from Government, to Heavy, and Slim. Thanks to the modularity of AR-15, you can choose different calibers starting with the barrel, each with its specific twist rates. Choosing your barrel for your next AR-15 build has never been easier.
About This Barrel: This Barrel is made by Bear Creek Arsenal it is 16" long, and is machined from 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium and finished in a Phosphate appearance. Chambered for .300 Blackout, using a H-Bar design, this barrel will fit your next AR-15 build perfectly.
About the Profile: H-Bar - A heavy barrel adds a lot of weight to the rifle but a rifle thus equipped is more accurate than a rifle with a normal barrel because a heavy barrel heats up much more slowly than a normal barrel. With more material added, a heavy barrel by design is structurally stronger and more accurate.
Barrel Classification: Rifle
Length: This Barrel is designated as a rifle barrel with an overall 16 length.
Caliber: .300BLK - This barrel is chambered in .300 Blackout, a modern intermediate rifle cartridge developed for reliability under sub-sonic and super loads through a suppressed or unsuppressed barrel configuration. .300 Blackout is the Western counterpart to Russian 9x39 Rifle Cartridge. .300 Blackout is an ideal cartridge for hog hunting, shooting suppressed with sub-sonic ammunition, home defense due to improved stopping power.
Material: 4150 CrMoV - Chrome-Moly Vanadium, or simply "CMV", is the official mil-spec gun steel developed by Colt Firearms for the military-issued M16 and M4. It contains the same elements as 4150 steel. It also contains Vanadium. Vanadium significantly increases the strength, hardness, and high-temperature stability of the steel.
Finish: Phosphate - Manganese Phosphate finishes are used on barrels to protect against corrosion and wear. Manganese Phosphate finished is considered for its toughness, and is used in multiple different applications such as aerospace, ordnance, and other firearms-related parts.
Thread Pitch: 5/8x24 - 5/8x24 Threads are commonly found on barrels chambered in .30 Cal and up. Usually .308 Win, .300BLK, 6.5 Grendel, 6.5 Creedmoor, and 7.62x39. Muzzle Devices such as flash hiders, blast cans, and compensators will work with this barrel.
Brand: Bear Creek Arsenal
Model: 6" Phosphate, Pistol gas, H-bar, .300 Blackout, 1:8T
Caliber: .300 AAC BLK
Handguard Compatibility: Freefloat
Gas Block Size: 0.75
Gas Length: Pistol
Twist Rate: 1:8
Finish: Manganese Phosphate
Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium
Thread Pitch: 5/8x24