Confirm Action

Are you sure you wish to do this?

Confirm Cancel
Member Login
Site Notices
1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 11/27/2003 1:29:13 AM EST
I know I saw a comparison of the different metal types used for ar15 barrels.If someone would point me in the right direction I would appreciate it.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 5:15:32 AM EST
4140 and then 4150 is mil spec. Hope that helps.[:)]
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 7:05:07 AM EST
Cliff, Thanks for the reply,but let me be more specific.Will a stainless steel barrel have the same "slipperiness" as a chrome lined barrel?I saw the Olympic Arms M4 clone and it has a 416 ss barrel.It is in my price range and looks awesome but most opinions here lean toward chrome lining.Could this be a "compromise".Also, is there a downside to a ss barrel? Thanks
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 11:56:13 AM EST
There are no downsides to S.S. barrels. In my opinion, stainless barrels are superior to steel in every way except perhaps throat erosion with sustained full auto fire (abuse).
Top Top