BARREL, 5.56 NATO, RECON, 16", ROUND, STAINLESS, GLASS BEAD, 1-8


BARREL, 5.56 NATO, RECON, 16
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Item Number: TR-556RCIG16RT8
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Nearly two decades of building the finest custom tactical AR-15 rifles have given us the insight to develop a comprehensive line of stainless steel, match grade barrels that offer superior accuracy, reliability and longevity for your next custom AR rifle project.

All Wilson Combat Match Grade AR-15 barrels are precisely crafted of the finest American-made 416R rifle rated steel on computer controlled equipment to our exacting list of technical specifications. These proven barrels feature a hand-polished bore and feedramps and then complete a rigorous final inspection process that ensures your new barrel will meet your most demanding expectations. All barrels feature crisp CNC markings, precision muzzle crown and a chamber and gas port optimized for reliability.

Wilson Combat Recon Tactical Profile Barrels

The Recon Tactical is our vision of what a practical, all-around medium profile AR barrel for rigorous tactical training, hardcore hunting or all-purpose field applications should be. The Recon can do it all-very well. Fluted barrel model reduce weight even further and increases stiffness to the barrel for no loss in practical accuracy.  

5.56 NATO

5.56 NATO was developed in the United States and initially chambered in the M16 rifle. It is the standard cartridge for NATO forces as well as many non-NATO countries. It is derived from, but not identical to, the .223 Remington cartridge. We use a NATO, mil-spec chamber in our barrels that is reliable and safe to fire both 5.56 and .223 Remington rounds. This common and easy-to shoot cartridge is ideal for defense, training and small-medium game hunting.

SPECIFICATIONS

 Chamber  5.56 NATO
 Feed Ramps  M4 Style
 Finish  Matte Bead-Blasted Stainless
 Gas Block Seat  .750" Diameter by .920" Length - Dimpled for Set Screw
 Gas System  Intermediate-Length (KAC 13.25" Length)
 Length  16"
 Material  Stainless Steel, Type 416R, Barrel Grade
 Muzzle Threads  1/2" x 28
 Profile  Recon Tactical
 Rifling  1:8, Precision Button Rifling
 Weight  35 oz.

RECOMMENDED TWIST RATE FOR BULLET TYPE/WEIGHT

1:8 Twist: Match or hunting bullets in the 50gr - 77gr range (best all around choice)

NOTE: Use in conjunction with Lo-Profile Gas Block for best reliability.

Get your new barrel in your favorite Armor-Tuff® color with our Armor-Tuff® Barrel Upgrade

Wilson Combat AR Barrel Service Policy

Because of the nature of the AR parts business and varying pressures of commerically avaiable ammunition, Wilson Combat cannot guarantee function in customer built AR rifles.  We recommend all components be installed by a competent rifle-smith.

If you assemble a firearm with Wilson Combat components and it fails to function, you first need to check the fit of the barrel to the gas block and the overall condition of your rifle's gas system/bolt carrier group to ensure your system isn't leaking gas.  As buffers and springs play a role in overall reliability, the use of an aftermarket style buffer system is not recommended.  When using an adjustable gas block, reliability is best achieved at the fully open setting without any gas port restriction. 

Wilson Combat will not troubleshoot customer built firearms/uppers.

If you feel a Wilson Combat component is defective, please return the component only to us using our Return Form.  Shipping to Wilson Combat is the responsibility of the consumer.



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Worth the Price!!
I seldom write reviews. This barrel definitely deserves to have nothing but good things said about it. Great quality, great feel. Shooting a paper plate consistently at 600yds using a 7 power scope. The groups at 400yds with 62gr green tips were less than 4”. Same scope. I will be using Wilson again for my next build.