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Posted: 6/23/2022 10:38:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/23/2022 11:06:33 PM EDT
That’s interesting.

My understanding is their barrels start with Green Mountain blanks, they button rifle them. Then they have them chromed locally and re-inspect themselves.  I have one of their M4geries (MPC) and the barrel is a big reason why.
Link Posted: 6/24/2022 1:13:44 AM EDT
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The problem with Wyndam / old school Bushmaster is they have never gotten the 5.5 flashider right especially now where they can get a good copy purchased by companies that make them.
Link Posted: 6/24/2022 6:41:38 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/24/2022 7:29:44 AM EDT
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A bit too thick forward of the front handguard cap, but I do like the twist.
Link Posted: 6/24/2022 8:58:07 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By BerettaGuy:
A bit too thick forward of the front handguard cap, but I do like the twist.
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That’s more appropriate for a mk18 clone..
Link Posted: 6/24/2022 4:19:54 PM EDT
It’s a 10.5 pistol barrel with a 6 inch XM177 style flash hider pinned and welded on. Meh.
If they’re buying these as GM barrel blanks and sticking on 6 inch flash hiders, why not cut them down to a correct 10 inches and lop off the useless bayonet lug with a pass or two? Just seems barely close enough to be worth looking at, but I did return that 10.3 Brownell’s barrel that came with an F-marked FSB for a reason, and that reason being I really damn want a 10 inch barrel for my XM177 build I’ve never completed
Link Posted: 6/24/2022 4:57:49 PM EDT
Before the 94 AWB they sold a metric ton of Bushy and Olympic ARs with that barrel on them and it was the only type available locally as a complete rifle right before the ban.

I always wondered why, I was told they could make more complete rifles this way from a standard length barrel blank.
Link Posted: 6/24/2022 9:53:59 PM EDT
Wish it had the delta ring.
Link Posted: 7/3/2022 10:31:26 PM EDT
looks goofy

no thanks

Link Posted: 7/5/2022 9:14:59 PM EDT
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They are already too long at 11.5 + 5.5" flash hider but 6.5" flash hider is more ridiculous and not retro.

I salute their attempt for retro support but look at it.
Link Posted: 7/5/2022 10:08:29 PM EDT
It looks like they took an M4 carbine barrel with .750" front sight base, cut it down to 10.5" or so, and stuck a funky 6.5" extension on it.

Not retro at all, but I'm sure that they'll sell some of them anyway.
Link Posted: 7/19/2022 6:54:51 AM EDT
They are SOLD OUT!
Someone liked them.
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