Brownells now selling their own AR-15 barrel

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Brownells are now selling their own branded M4 style barrel.

The AR-15/M16/M4 Carbine Barrel (#080-000-681) is made of 4140 chrome moly steel, hardened to Rc 26-33 and stress relieved. It’s 16″ long with a 1 in 7 twist and ½”-28 threads for a flash hider. M4 feed ramps provide reliable feeding into the 5.56 NATO chamber. A dark gray, Parkerized finish helps prevent rust.

They are selling it for $219.99. I wonder how long before they start selling a Brownells branded upper receiver.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Jason Jason on Aug 01, 2009

    A better profile compromise would be a smooth taper, without all the skinny under the handguards, fat in front of the FSB, M203 notch nonsense. Something like Noveske's N4 profile.

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