AR Barrels Explained: From Basics to Bores to Ballistics

Guide to Everything AR

While most, the business end of their AR-15 just involves “the barrel” — but that hollow steel tube is a pretty astonishing product of manufacturing prowess, both straightforward and decidedly nuanced.

If you’re serious about your AR’s accuracy and performance (or want to be) you could do worse than studying the this critical piece of the pie.

Get ready for a deep dive into the seemingly unendingly deep world of barrels.

By Michael Crites

Michael Crites is el jefe around here. He has spent more than 30 years shooting, learning about guns, and collecting firearms old and new. He holds his Oregon Concealed Handgun License, and enjoys testing products in the back 40 of his farm.

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