We recently decided to add a muzzle device to our factory cut and crowned Colt 16 5/8″ barrel. As always, the following is presented to document our projects and is for information purposes only.
We are a big fan of heavy, contoured (.875′) 16″ barrels on ARs. Once common, acquiring one nowadays is a difficult task, especially if you want a chrome lined parkerized barrel. Fortunately, Brownells offer a stripped Colt barrel and front sight assembly in their catalog. The only downside is that the muzzle is not threaded to accept a muzzle device.
This is our second post on barreling a Winchester Model 70. In our first, Rebarreling a Winchester Model 70, we created a “REMchester” rifle by cutting the tenon off a factory Remington 700 varmint contour […]
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