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Posted: 1/7/2005 11:03:16 AM EDT
is there a quality issue on wilson barrels? i thought wilson made some of the best ar15s around. doeesnt rra use their barrel? how do they compare to bushmaster? is there any real quality difference or is it just preference.
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 11:12:03 AM EDT
Wilson barrel blanks are fine. It's what happens to the blanks that is the problem.

Companies like ASA are notorious for screwing up the chamber and gas port when they cut and drill them.

Companies like RRA use Wilson blanks without problems.
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 11:25:32 AM EDT
Wilson Combat does not make the Wilson SS barrels RRA and others use.
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 11:36:35 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/7/2005 11:37:13 AM EDT by innocent_bystander]
Right, Wilson Combat and Wilson barrels are two different companies.
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 11:36:50 AM EDT
Wilson Arms

If I recall correctly, DPMS uses these blanks as well.
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 11:58:17 AM EDT
i have a wilson stainless 1/8 from someone that seems great, the throat is a little long.....
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 1:23:55 PM EDT
Bushmaster uses 4150 steel whie Wilson uses 4140 steel.
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 1:41:45 PM EDT
Heard a rumor that Bushmaster barrels came form Shaw.
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 2:26:14 PM EDT

Originally Posted By innocent_bystander:
Heard a rumor that Bushmaster barrels came form Shaw.



i heard they make their own
Link Posted: 1/7/2005 5:20:02 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/7/2005 5:24:30 PM EDT by blackbag223]
so if i buy one from this place its going to be crap?

del-ton


its what im looking for.
Link Posted: 1/8/2005 8:44:14 AM EDT
i think they are made by wilson arms.
Link Posted: 1/8/2005 1:59:21 PM EDT

Originally Posted By blackbag223:
so if i buy one from this place its going to be crap?

del-ton


its what im looking for.

I'm not sure where you got the idea that Wilson Arms barrels are crap-at least that's the impression I got from your post.  They actually have a good reputation, and I'm happy with my RRA rifle with its Wilson barrel.
Link Posted: 1/8/2005 8:16:21 PM EDT
no i dont think they are crap, i phrased that a little wrong, i was just wondering with them being so inexpensive, how the quality is compared to other manufs.
Link Posted: 1/8/2005 8:39:26 PM EDT
Mine shoots sub-moa at 100 yards. It isn't chrome lined. I like it,
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