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Posted: 12/6/2002 8:40:35 PM EDT
Need a Preban , Chromed Lined , 16inch , Lightweight Barrel. Would like a factory Colt , like that was used on the SP1 Carbines. Anyone know where I can get one? Need it for my AR15A3 Duty rifle , am trying to shed a few pounds.
Link Posted: 12/7/2002 9:41:58 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/7/2002 9:48:48 AM EDT by cz75fan]
Unless you just want the 1/12 barrel and could live with 1/9, check with Bushmaster. Their lightweight barrel is very similar to Colts exept for the rifling. [url=http://www.bushmaster.com/shopping/barrel-assemblies/abbl-16sla.asp]Superlight 16in Barrel Assembly[/url]
Link Posted: 12/7/2002 4:49:19 PM EDT
CZ , thank for the tip , but already called Bushmaster , out of stock , 6-8 weeks if ordered , REALLY need it now! Take care.
Link Posted: 12/7/2002 6:37:12 PM EDT
Good Luck, these have really dried up.
Link Posted: 12/7/2002 11:14:59 PM EDT
Para069 Why the 1/12 twist for a duty rifle? For a weight loss program barrel, you might want to look at the Bushie M4 barrel.
Link Posted: 12/8/2002 4:59:38 AM EDT
Why not a new barrel? Trying to find a barrel made before the 1994 "ban" that's still new in box will be pretty difficult. New barrel, on the other hand, should be available from several sources. 1/12 twist is a poor choice in my opinion as the only bullets if fires accurately are 55gr M193 Ball type. -- Chuck
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