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BCM Standard 14.5" Mid Length (LIGHT WEIGHT) Barrel, Stripped

BCM 14.5" Mid Length (LIGHT WEIGHT) Barrel, Stripped
BCM 14.5" Mid Length (LIGHT WEIGHT) Barrels, Stripped.


 
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Product Code: BCM-BRL-S-MID-14LW STD
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THESE MEASURE .625" AT THE GAS BLOCK LOCATION
Approximate Weight: 1lb 6oz.


Professional Grade Weaponry®
These are stripped 14.5" Mid Length (LIGHT WEIGHT) Standard 11595E barrels with gas ports installed and dimpled for a strong gas block installation.
THESE MEASURE .625" AT THE GAS BLOCK LOCATION
M4 Feed Ramp Barrel Extension
In developing the USGI M4 carbine as one of the primary weapons for today’s infantry, some modifications were performed to the original M16 platform to enhance the reliability of the shorter barreled carbines. With the shorter carbine gas system and the increased gas port pressure, the carbine cycled faster, and at times the cycle rate could be faster than the magazine would feed ammunition. One of the modifications done to increase reliable feeding included enhancing the angle and the length of the feed ramps. This USGI modification was done to both the barrel extension and the upper receiver, creating a longer and steeper feed ramp. These Mil-Spec M4 feed ramps are part of the original CNC manufacturing process. As a result, the factory machined M4 feed ramps on the receiver are hard coat anodized which adds significant strength to the aluminum. This feature is offered on all BCM barrels.
USGI 1/7 Twist Rate
The USGI 1/7 twist rate of all of the BCM barrels is the preferred twist rate by most professional infantryman. This twist rate has proven very versatile and can effectively run the new heavier 5.56 ammo that is hugely popular with military and private security personal for its’ superior ballistics.
Mil-Spec Barrel Steel (Mil-B-11595E)
BCM barrel steel is Mil-Spec per MIL-B-11595E. This grade (CMV) of steel is a Mil-Spec steel used in the USGI M16 family of rifles; it is stronger and will last longer than the typical barrels offered in the commercial market. The Mil-Spec grade steel gets its’ additional strength and rigidity from an increase in carbon and/or vanadium in the alloy. This will offer increased barrel life and performance through use in all types of extreme environments and temperatures.
Chrome Bore and Chamber
One of the first modifications that were made to the original M16 in the mid 1960’s was the addition of the chrome lined bore and chamber. It is now a world wide standard in the industry for a battle rifle. 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. It increases velocity, and also resist against fouling and corrosion from extended use in the field. This gives the end user a longer barrel life with less required time in maintenance and cleaning.
Manganese Phosphate Barrel Finish
Barrels are parkerized with the manganese phosphate finish (Mil-Spec A-A-59267). 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 barrels are phosphated before installation of front sights. This is a much more extensive assembly operation, but insures that the entire barrel is finished and protected . . .even under the front sight base.
5.56 NATO Chambers
The USGI 5.56 NATO chamber is the best choice for effective deployment, reliability, and compatibility, of higher chamber pressures of military ammo.
HPT / MP Inspected Barrels
Military specifications require that barrels undergo a HPT (High-Pressure Test) load as a part of quality assurance procedures. Commonly referred to as a proof load, the M197 HPT is rated for 70,000 psi. BCM barrels are proof loaded and then MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspected) to detect any possible flaws in the barrels surface. The barrels are MP inspected with both circular and longitudinal magnetic fields per ASTME1444-01 (current Mil-Spec) to assure a high quality finished product. All BCM barrels are marked HP MP as our proof load marking.
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Features
  • M4 Feed Ramp Barrel Extension (USGI)
  • USGI 1/7 Twist Rates
  • USGI 5.56 NATO Chambers
  • Mil-Spec 11595E - Barrel Steel (CMV)
  • Chrome Lined Bore and Chamber
  • Manganese Phosphate Barrel Finish
  • USGI Government Profile Barrels
  • HPT (High Pressure Test) Barrels
  • MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspected) Barrels
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Great! April 21, 2017
Reviewer: Joshua Jordan from Tyler, TX United States  
Quality product with great shipping

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14.5 lightweight January 10, 2017
Reviewer: Nicholas Warner from Danville, CA United States  
As always coming through with a superior product at a good price with fast shipping. Doesn't get much better than that. Thanks.

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14.5" lightweight barrel December 28, 2016
Reviewer: Nate from Arcadia, IN United States  
Nothing but good things to say about the barrel, performed flawlessly under fairly heavy round count so far. Even better things to say about bc, very fast process and great customer support (ordered the wrong barrel first, easily fixed).

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Always expect high quality December 28, 2016
Reviewer: RON PALERMINO from FULLERTON, CA United States  
I bout the 14.5" barrel on sale... didn't even think twice at the discounted price in terms of quality, etc. its BCM, so I knew it was going to be a good decision and compatible with my BCM M4 Upper.

The barrel looks great. The finish the threads, everything. I like the fact that it was dimpled for the gas block too. And the gas block slid on with just the right amount of tension/clearance. Overall, very happy with the purchase and the great deal I came across on the BCM site for it.

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