All Wilson Combat Match Grade AR 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.
The .338 Federal from Wilson Combat is ideal for any medium-large game hunting in North America including trophy wild hogs, elk, moose and bear. Considered by some ballistic experts to be the ideal cartridge for North American big game, the .338 Federal is also known for superb accuracy and stopping power in a controllable package. The .338 exhibits impressive downrange ballistics comparable to 7mm Magnum or .338 Winchester Magnum class cartridges, with the added ability to fit in a lightweight short action semi-auto like our BILLet-AR rifles. The .338 Federal cartridge is based off of the .308 Winchester and uses the same receivers, bolt and magazines as its parent cartridge without any loss in capacity.
Wilson Combat Hunter Profile Barrels
The Wilson Combat Hunter profile AR barrels are the ideal profile to turn your large caliber rifle into the ultimate hunting firearm. Our hand-inspected and gauged match-grade stainless blanks have been profiled and fluted for ideal weight, balance, and harmonics. The Hunter barrel is the optimum weight for carrying a rifle all day in the field without sacrificing precision.
|Feed Ramps||M4 Style|
|Gas Block Seat||.750" Diameter by .920" Length - Dimpled for Set Screw|
|Material||Stainless Steel, Type 416R, Barrel Grade|
|Muzzle Threads||5/8" x 24|
|Profile||Tactical Hunter - Fluted|
|Rifling||1:12, RH, Six Groove, Precision Button Rifling|
NOTE: Use in conjunction with Lo-Profile Gas Block for best reliability.
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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.