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Posted: 9/14/2003 6:08:16 AM EDT
I'm wanting to put a Armalite 16" Mid Length barrel on a Bushmaster flat top upper. Will I have any problem doing this, or is there anything that I should be aware of before I have my gunsmith put this barrel on this upper? I have had problems with mixing parts from different companies in the past.


I am unable to look at Armalite's PDF catalog online and they haven't updated their website in a while.

-Do they offer the 16" Mid Length barrel in a pre ban configuration?

-Do they offer the Mid Length in anything but a heavy barrel countour?

-Are their barrels chrome lined?



Any help would be appriciated.

Link Posted: 9/14/2003 9:42:38 AM EDT
#1 Yes #2 Yes - Gov't Profile #3 Yes
Link Posted: 9/14/2003 4:29:37 PM EDT
Thanks for the info Kevin. Has anyone put a Armalite barrel on a Bushmaster upper? Any problems or things I should know about before I start this project.
Link Posted: 9/14/2003 4:52:41 PM EDT
My SIR #58 Middy is an Armalite bbl on a Colt M4 upper. Other than having M4 feep ramp cuts put into the bbl - no other work was done, and it runs real good [:D]. I would say based on that you should have no problems with a bushy upper.
Link Posted: 9/14/2003 4:55:28 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/14/2003 5:25:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/14/2003 6:16:17 PM EDT by KevinB]
Troy, I have gotten three Gov't profile (A2 front) midlengths from Armalite. 1 was bbl only (#58 SIR gun) 1 was preban w/ bayo lug (M/L FFRAS gun) 1 was preban w/o Bayo lug (pictured) [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=17300[/img] [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=17301[/img] Dimater appears to be the same as the Colt M4 bbl's I have *What I am trying for now is one of the their SOF bbls in preban
Link Posted: 9/15/2003 5:48:27 AM EDT
Kevin, Thanks for the pics!!!!!
Link Posted: 9/15/2003 8:09:04 AM EDT
03 - no problem, I am on sick leave and can't get any shooting in anyway (at least not on base...)
Link Posted: 9/21/2003 8:07:55 AM EDT
Kevin, Did you get your gov't profile midlength barrels directly from Armalite? I don't see them listed on the Armalite website. Did you special order them? I sent them email and haven't recieved a reply... Thanks, Tim
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