bcm® barrel Independently Certified Milspec 11595E Barrel Steel, Manganese Phosphate Barrel Finish on Entire Barrel 14.5" (16"+ w/ attached flash suppressor) ENHANCED MEDIUM WEIGHT FLUTED Profile Barrel 1/7 Twist, M4 Feed Ramp Extension Good job BCM. Twitter. Their website says its the same weight as a standard profile profile 14.5. You can use it for close quarters shooting and out to 500m with a LPVO and proper 77gr ammo. Heavier profile toward the rear near chamber area. Tapered profile out front, for easier maneuverability. The chrome bore and chamber is harder than the barrel steel and on the USGI M16/M4 rifles will aid in chambering, extraction, and reliability. BCM® KMR-A Hand Guard 16" Enhanced Light Weight(ELW) Profile Barrel 1/7 Twist Rate BCM® Mod 0 Compensator 11595E Independently Certified Mil-Spec Barrel Steel Mid-Length Gas System Optics ready railed upper receiver Approximate Weight: 5.8 lbs Still very much like new. This will offer increased barrel life and performance through use in all types of extreme environments and temperatures. The thing's a work of art. Pinterest. Comes with BCM KAG Grip and extra rail panels in black. The Mil-Spec grade steel gets its additional strength and rigidity from an increase in carbon and/or vanadium in the alloy. All BCM barrels are marked HP MP as our proof load marking. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - BCM EMW (Enhanced Medium Weight… BCM 14.5 keymod enhanced medium weight fluted 5.56 barrel with pinned and welded Surefire WARCOMP. Get criterion’s 13.9” CORE barrel which is a very similar profile to BCM’s medium weight enhanced profile. Put 500 rounds through it the first day I had it without a hiccup. Sorry but we cannot take pre-orders or backorders on these products. Continuous medium taper designed for optimal weight, balance, and performance on a semi-automatic carbine. The grease used for corrosion protection was adequate and cleaned off with relative ease. I was hoping more for a regular profile under the handguards and a medium taper from the gas block to the muzzle 04-29-15, 06:35 #12. Certainly agree w/ the balance assertions of lightened front-end barrels. Commonly referred to as a proof load, the M197 HPT is rated for 70,000 psi. Bravo Company Manufacturing USA RECCE-11 KMR-A Pistol BCM-PISTOL-610-890 AR15 Semi Automatic Pistol 5.56x45mm NATO (accepts .223 Remington) 30 Rounds Carbine Length Gas System 11″ USGI Profile Barrel with 1:7″ Twist Mil-Spec 11595E Independently Certified Barrel Steel Chrome Lined Bore and Chamber Manganese Phosphate Barrel Finish BCM Mod 0 Compensator M4 Feed Ramp Barrel … Tapered profile out front, for easier maneuverability. The weight is perfectly distributed so it maneuvers like a lightweight barrel with the accuracy and reliability of a heavy barrel. BCM barrels are phosphated before installation of front sights. No sharp handguard cap shoulder for improved barrel harmonics and improved accuracy. ELW : Means that the rifle has the Enhanced Lightweight Profile barrel, which is a barrel that has reduced width in certain locations (specifically, just behind the muzzle device) to reduce weight. For comparison, PSA will tell you if a barrel was made by FN. Military specifications also state that the entire barrel surface is phosphate finished to create a porous surface to absorb oil as to resist against corrosion from the elements. BCM Enhanced Medium Weight (fluted) Barrel - Duration: 10:17. I know they have their S2W line, but it seems limited to the 18" barrels. Just in front of the chamber, the BCM barrel starts out at .710 inch and tapers down to .605 inch just in front of the gas block. BCM® 300 Blackout Barrels Continuous taper designed for optimal weight, balance, and performance. 348. BCM Enhanced Medium Weight Fluted Barrels. I haven't really poured the heat to them yet, but both held the group together through a full magazine pretty well at what I would guess is around 2MOA. So is it cheaper for BCM? This feature is offered on all BCM barrels. Barrels are parkerized with the manganese phosphate finish (Mil-Spec A-A-59267). Optional Fluted profile toward the rear near chamber area - Increases strength and heat dissipation. This is the best barrel I've ever handled , that's why I have two. I won't talk about groupings because there are to many other factors like( ammo, trigger, etc...) but I have to say that I've had such a great relationship with this barrel I now have two. For the moderate recreational shooter, light or medium weight barrels will do just fine. If you get an email notification and you check back again with our website to see that the product has already again sold out, please click the link again and add your email to the notification list. The criterion is chrome lined and is the perfect length and profile. It just seemed rushed. Just holding it for the first time I quickly started to appreciate the attention to detail behind it. I have not shot this rifle yet, but I love the design. However BCM doesn't make their own barrels. This is a piece of art. These are stripped 14.5" Mid Length Standard 11595E barrels with gas ports installed and dimpled for a strong gas block installation. BCM barrels are proof loaded and then MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspected) to detect any possible flaws in the barrels surface. Another style you may see is the “fluted” profile, which essentially hollows out certain areas of the barrel to create a surface that helps dissipate heat at a better rate, therefore increasing the guns durability against heat and making the barrel much lighter to carry around. In developing the USGI M4 carbine as one of the primary weapons for todays infantry, some modifications were performed to the original M16 platform to enhance the reliability of the shorter barreled carbines. For my needs in the above mentioned two guns, this new barrel brings nothing to the table that I don't already have with the ELW-f barrels. 24. For Sale: BCM Standard 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED MEDIUM WEIGHT - FLUTED) Barrel. BCM Standard 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED MEDIUM WEIGHT - FLUTED) Barrel, Stripped (.750) (In Stock) BCM Exclusive Design Continuous medium taper designed for optimal weight, balance, and performance on a semi-automatic carbine. They just don't seem interested in filling that gap in the market. This gives the end user a longer barrel life with less required time in maintenance and cleaning. WhatsApp. BCM Enhanced Lightweight (ELW) AR-15 Barrel Accuracy Test & Review. The Patrol Pistol Three features a 10.5" SIONICS M-LOK Rail with 5-Slot Rail Piece, 11.5" SIONICS Premium Barrel, NP3 Treated M16 Bolt Carrier Group and SIONICS Enhanced Mil-Spec Trigger. While I'm a huge BCM fan I personally feel they are dropping the ball in not bringing a BFH option to these new profiles. [Parts] BCM Standard 14.5" Mid Length (Enhanced MEDIUM Weight-*FLUTED*) Upper Receiver Group w/ QRF-12 - $653.95 I just wish they made an 18" medium weight fluted barrel because the 18 in barrel they make is just to heavy. This is a much more extensive assembly operation, but insures that the entire barrel is finished and protected . All BCM barrels are marked HP MP as our proof load marking. Facebook. The only reason I’m giving 4 stars instead of 5 is because of the fluting. I believe the BCM enhanced LW barrel leaves the barrel at the breach thick but the tapers it to muzzle to pencil type diameter. DD..... are you listening???? Get the latest updates on new products and upcoming sales. It increases velocity, and also resist against fouling and corrosion from extended use in the field. The profile is how I believe every barrel should be made. ***This product contains chemicals/materials known to the State of California to cause cancer and other reproductive harm. It evens out the who rifle and you won't be disappointed. Medium tapered preferred for select fire carbines. MISC Training Course Announcements & AAR's, Former Vickers Shooting Method Regional Instructors, Pacific Northwest Training and Networking, All Other Longgun Parts, Accessories, & Magazines (EE), Handgun Parts, Accessories & Magazines (EE), If this is your first visit, be sure to With an option to do this yet taper designed for optimal weight, balance, and performance on a bcm enhanced medium weight barrel. 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