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U.S. Army Patents New M4A1 Rifle Barrel

The unique spiral fluting invented by two engineers at the U.S. Army's Picatinny Arsenal is designed to enhance cooling and reduce the risk of barrel failure.

12 Things I Learned about Gun Barrels from E.R. Shaw

Shaw has principally been known as a barrel fabricator since its founding in the 1950s, and over the years has supplied OEM product to many of America’s best known gun manufacturers.

Big Sky Country's Bergara Academy

The all-new Bergara Academy is challenging the outdated perception that long-distance shooting is some sort of elitist pursuit, one where exotic rigs, Olympic stamina and MENSA cards are membership mandatory.

Product Preview: Brownells Premium 7.62x39 mm AR-15 Barrel

Brownells provides high-quality gunsmithing tools and firearm parts, and has tapped Satern Barrels to produce a premium barrel made from 416R stainless steel and chambered in 7.62x39 mm.

CMMG Announces New Rifle Line in 22 Nosler

CMMG's 22 Nosler line-up will include four different rifles, four upper receiver groups that can be paired with any mil-spec AR-15 lower receiver and three barrel sub-assemblies.

Product Preview: Shilen Drop-in AR Barrel

In addition to custom barrels for a plethora of bolt-action rifle models, Shilen Rifles, Inc. also offers drop-in barrels for the AR platform.

Back to Basics: Rifle Barrels

Barrel construction and profile are purpose built and have a major influence on how well the rifle performs what is asked of it.

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