16" 5.56 Mid Length Light Weight Melonited Barrel
- 5.56 Nato Chamber
- 1-9 twist
- Chrome Moly, heat treated and air guaged
- Weighs 1LB 8oz
- Extended M4 feed ramps
- Requires mid length gas tube
- Longer gas system produces smoother recoil impulse
- 1/2x28 threaded
Why purchase a Melonited barrel?
Meloniting, also known as black nitride or nitro carburization offers increased barrel life, abrasion and corrosion resistance. This treatment also lowers the coefficient of friction and increases velocity. This process not only treats the inside of the barrel but also the outside giving it better protection than a parkerized and chrome lined barrel. Chrome lining can not be uniformily controlled when plating the inside of the barrel and Meloniting converts the surface with out the distortation that chrome lining causes.
Pictures of barrels and extensions melonited indvidually prior to assembly.