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Posted: 10/10/2004 5:14:48 AM EDT
Looking at trading a gun with another member.... the barrel is marked BCMP 5.56 Nato 1/9...
Who makes the barrel.... Bushmaster?

Thanks in advance,

Blair
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 5:20:43 AM EDT
I have 2 Bushy's marked that way.

Danny
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 6:28:32 AM EDT
Thanks.

Blair
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 6:49:25 AM EDT
I have 6 Bushmasters of all different flavors, and none are marked like that.... nor have I ever seen a "BCMP" marked barrel. Every chrome lined Bushmaster I have seen is marked:

"B MP 5.56 NATO 1:x" where "x" is the twist rate of the barrel.....

"CMP" is typicall Colt.... I wonder what BCMP is? Got pics?
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:05:10 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/10/2004 8:45:36 AM EDT by Minuteman419]
FALARAK is right, I found my glasses and looked again.

B MP

Sorry for the confusion.

Danny
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:17:29 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Minuteman419:
I have 2 Bushy's marked that way.

Danny



LIAR!!
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:25:27 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/10/2004 8:25:51 AM EDT by Beyond_Visual_Range]
yep, only B MP for Bushmaster. C MP would've been Colt, but never seen a mix of B C MP. some over zealous copycat?
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:45:08 AM EDT

Originally Posted By badeffect10:

Originally Posted By Minuteman419:
I have 2 Bushy's marked that way.

Danny



LIAR!!



And I'm a blind bastage too.

Danny
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:53:21 AM EDT
Gentlemen:

Thanks for the replies. When I did a google search it pulled up the AR oracle and both the B_MP (bushie) and C_MP (colt) barrels were listed.

Here is a picture of the one I am looking at .... Link for BCMP barrel

Thank you for the help. I am worried on doing a trade with a submarket or shopped together gun..

Blair
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 3:16:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/10/2004 3:19:40 PM EDT by Darkest2000]
that looks more like P C M P, the pic is too blurry. But eithe way I have no idea what that is. All I can say is that I'm pretty sure it's not a Colt. On the Colt the "MP" should be integrated, rather than being separate letters.

maybe it's a CMP (as in Civilian Marksmanship Program) barrel made by Bushy? Just a wild guess
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 4:02:08 PM EDT
Most likely not a Bushy CMP barrel since it's a 1/9 and it's got a FS. I think all their CMP/DCM barrels are 1/8 & a target crown.

CD
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 4:50:32 PM EDT
Thanks for the replies.

I have added a new bigger picture to my website.... it does say BCMP 1/9....???

Blair
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 8:40:10 PM EDT
I'd guess that's a bushy, just because of the B. I'd give them a call and see if they ever marked their barrels in such a way.....
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 2:48:13 AM EDT

Originally Posted By FALARAK:
I'd guess that's a bushy, just because of the B. I'd give them a call and see if they ever marked their barrels in such a way.....



Will do....

Thanks for the help and replies.

Blair
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 10:17:03 AM EDT
Interesting.

Font on those letters look just like Colt barrels have but it is marked differently...


MN
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 10:46:18 AM EDT

Originally Posted By M4A2_L073754:
Interesting.

Font on those letters look just like Colt barrels have but it is marked differently...


MN



I thought the same. Bushy stampings are usually small letters, Colt are the large ones like the BCMP barrel pictured above.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 10:49:32 AM EDT
I seem to remember a barrel thread that talked about this. As i recall it was a Colt barrel and the "B" denoted a chrome Bore as well as chamber. Maybe I am mixing memories though...

Bob
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 8:31:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/11/2004 8:33:22 PM EDT by Tweak]
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 9:03:02 PM EDT
Here are a few more:

Bushmaster 20" govt profile:



Bushmaster 16" M4:



Colt chrome chamber 20" pencil:



Colt chome chamber and bore 20" pencil:

Link Posted: 10/11/2004 9:21:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/11/2004 9:24:24 PM EDT by TexanInOhio4]

Originally Posted By blaircollins:
Who makes the barrel.... Bushmaster?



The "BC" stands for Blair Collins....your initials!! (I know.....go ahead and slap me)
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