BCM Enhanced Medium Weight (fluted) Barrel - Duration: 10:17. BCM Enhanced Lightweight (ELW) AR-15 Barrel Accuracy Test & Review. Military specifications require that barrels undergo a HPT (High-Pressure Test) load as a part of quality assurance procedures. Still very much like new. As a result, the factory machined M4 feed ramps on the receiver are hard coat anodized which adds significant strength to the aluminum. WhatsApp. Sorry but we cannot take pre-orders or backorders on these products. See the advantages of BCM Enhanced Profile Barrels. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - BCM EMW (Enhanced Medium Weight… Medium tapered preferred for select fire carbines. 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. Top of the line in my book!! If you’re sticking to a budget, then the Faxon Gunner Profile is a great option. I used this particular barrel on my Minuteman KISS Rifle (pictured).. The only reason I’m giving 4 stars instead of 5 is because of the fluting. This is a piece of art. BCM® KMR-A Hand Guard 14.5" Enhanced Light Weight Barrel 1/7 Twist Rate Pinned + Welded BCM® Mod 1 Compensator 11595E Independently Certified Mil-Spec Barrel Steel Mid-Length Gas System Optics ready railed upper receiver Approximate Weight: 5.7 lbs The price difference between an upper featuring a FN CHF barrel is around $50 dollars more than an FN button rifled barrel. BCM-URG-MID-14EMWF-KMR-A-13 BCM 14.5" Midlength Enhanced Medium Weight Fluted Upper w/ 13" Alpha Rail - Pinned Mod 1 Comp Hey folks, I have a Bravo Company (BCM) 14.5" mid-length Enhanced Medium Weight Fluted barrel for sale. Twitter. Please note for gas block selection, barrel journal measures .750" Approximate Weight: 1lb 10oz. Comes with BCM KAG Grip and extra rail panels in black. I know they have their S2W line, but it seems limited to the 18" barrels. (For comparison: A BCM upper receiver group with an 11.5" barrel is called a "Reece-11", and an upper with a 16" barrel is called a "Reece-16".) Get criterion’s 13.9” CORE barrel which is a very similar profile to BCM’s medium weight enhanced profile. 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 This is an amazing barrel. The profile is how I believe every barrel should be made. [Parts] BCM Standard 14.5" Mid Length (Enhanced MEDIUM Weight-*FLUTED*) Upper Receiver Group w/ QRF-12 - $653.95 No sharp handguard cap shoulder for improved barrel harmonics. 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. Mrgunsngear Channel - September 27, 2019. You can use it for close quarters shooting and out to 500m with a LPVO and proper 77gr ammo. 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. Bravo company has been sold out and will continue to be with all the civil unrest. All BCM barrels are marked HP MP as our proof load marking. Heavier profile toward the rear near chamber area. One of the modifications done to increase reliable feeding included enhancing the angle and the length of the feed ramps. So is it cheaper for BCM? (This IS NOT the lightweight fluted version). I'll stick with BCM for my future barrel purchases. This USGI modification was done to both the barrel extension and the upper receiver, creating a longer and steeper feed ramp. Fluted profile toward the rear near chamber area - Increases strength and heat dissipation. This is a much more extensive assembly operation, but insures that the entire barrel is finished and protected . The thing's a work of art. 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. These Mil-Spec M4 feed ramps are part of the original CNC manufacturing process. . BCM calls this their “enhanced light-­weight” barrel. The tapered down effect seems like it will transfer heat evenly across the barrel for even wear, with no hot spots. Continuous medium taper designed for optimal weight, balance, and performance on a semi-automatic carbine. For comparison, PSA will tell you if a barrel was made by FN. The BCM is lighter, but they are comparable in accuracy. 24. I always get the best product from BCM!! This will offer increased barrel life and performance through use in all types of extreme environments and temperatures. Good job BCM. Just holding it for the first time I quickly started to appreciate the attention to detail behind it. The machining is great, it was packaged very well, and the threads were protected with a rubber cap. 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. But a well balanced mid weight barrel like the Centurion Arms chf or Noveske light barrels aren't giving up much in handling. No sharp handguard cap shoulder for improved barrel harmonics and improved accuracy. It is now a world wide standard in the industry for a battle rifle. To learn more, visit www.p65warnings.ca.gov. I have not shot this rifle yet, but I love the design. It’s light, accurate enough, and will take care of you for a long time. 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. Is the diameter past the gas block the same as their lw barrels with the rest of the weight towards the chamber? It increases velocity, and also resist against fouling and corrosion from extended use in the field. I usually don’t care for how my weapons look, I don’t build them to look cool, I build them to work, but I feel like the fluting could have looked a little bit better. Very satisfied!!! 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 … However BCM doesn't make their own barrels. It is legal to hunt, kill, and eat porcupines, armadillos and badgers in Texas. Continuous taper designed for optimal weight, balance, and performance. This barrel is currently only available in a 14.5" mid-length configuration. BCM® 300 Blackout Barrels Continuous taper designed for optimal weight, balance, and performance. By. For the moderate recreational shooter, light or medium weight barrels will do just fine. One of the first modifications that were made to the original M16 in the mid 1960s was the addition of the chrome lined bore and chamber. Get the latest updates on new products and upcoming sales. This rifle has a 14.5" barrel with a permanently installed compensator, bringing the length up to 16.1". Pinterest. ***, BCM® Standard 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED MEDIUM WEIGHT - FLUTED) Barrel, Stripped (.750), Please note for gas block selection, barrel journal measures .750". 348. This Pistol is also equipped with an Ambidextrous Selector, Raptor Ambidextrous Charging Handle, Magpul MBUS Pro Folding Iron Sights and SIONICS QD End Plate. BCM barrels are phosphated before installation of front sights. I also got the email about the enhanced mid weight flutter barrel. The gas block steps up to .625 inch, and the barrel measures .580 inch forward to the muzzle. .even under the front sight base. DD..... are you listening???? 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. If you're planning on running a suppressor, this is the barrel to go with. It seems to work pretty well with neutral balance. These are stripped 14.5" Mid Length Standard 11595E barrels with gas ports installed and dimpled for a strong gas block installation. 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. 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 Heavier profile toward the rear near chamber area. (Seriously make an 18 inch version of this barrel). check out the. Tapered profile out front, for easier maneuverability. BCM barrels are proof loaded and then MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspected) to detect any possible flaws in the barrels surface. 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. The BCM Enhanced MEDIUM Weight FLUTED Barrels are the best barrels! I wonder why a company like DD hasn't stepped up with an option to do this yet. The grease used for corrosion protection was adequate and cleaned off with relative ease. 1/7 twist. I was hoping more for a regular profile under the handguards and a medium taper from the gas block to the muzzle, ive been waiting for BCM to make something like this forever. 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. ***This product contains chemicals/materials known to the State of California to cause cancer and other reproductive harm. 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. I just wish they made an 18" medium weight fluted barrel because the 18 in barrel they make is just to heavy. Barrels are parkerized with the manganese phosphate finish (Mil-Spec A-A-59267). There is nothing wrong with it, but it is for function only. 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. This gives the end user a longer barrel life with less required time in maintenance and cleaning. I recently built one with a BCM enhanced lightweight barrel, and another with a SPIKE'S optimum contour. Tapered profile out front, for easier maneuverability. For BCM it is around $65 between standard and BFH. All BCM barrels are marked HP MP as our proof load marking. 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. Medium tapered preferred for select fire carbines. It evens out the who rifle and you won't be disappointed. Never worked on fancy fluted barrels in the past, but I knew I wanted something simple without bs twists and designs. 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 For Sale: BCM Standard 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED MEDIUM WEIGHT - FLUTED) Barrel. BCM Enhanced Medium Weight Fluted Barrels. Commonly referred to as a proof load, the M197 HPT is rated for 70,000 psi. 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. BCM Standard 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED Light Weight) Upper Receiver Group w/ BCM MCMR-13 Handguard, BCM Comp Mod 1(Pin/Welded), BCM BCG, and Radian Raptor Ambi Charging Handle Bravo Company Special Price $1,149.99 Regular Price $1,243.25 The weight is perfectly distributed so it maneuvers like a lightweight barrel with the accuracy and reliability of a heavy barrel. And finally — these Criterion barrels look to most closely compete w/ BCM’s enhanced light/medium weight that run $325 in the 16″ lengths — CMV and chrome lined, but haven’t hear too much that’s great on the accuracy front. Andrew Morgan 1,955 views. GH41. Thinner tapered profile out front. 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. 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. The Mil-Spec grade steel gets its additional strength and rigidity from an increase in carbon and/or vanadium in the alloy. Bravo Company has released a medium weight version of their ELW barrels. BCM barrels are proof loaded and then MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspected) to detect any possible flaws in the barrels surface. Please check back with our website often. Facebook. Google+. 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. 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. Description: BCM Exclusive Design. It just seemed rushed. This feature is offered on all BCM barrels. This is the best barrel I've ever handled , that's why I have two. 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 14.5 keymod enhanced medium weight fluted 5.56 barrel with pinned and welded Surefire WARCOMP. This leaves more weight at the center of the rifle. Paired this with a blem BCM upper receiver as a little Coronavirus shutdown project. I believe the BCM enhanced LW barrel leaves the barrel at the breach thick but the tapers it to muzzle to pencil type diameter. If you have a bit more money to spend, then I suggest Daniel Defense’s Hammer Forged Lightweight or the Bravo Company USA (BCM) Enhanced Lightweight Barrel. No one knows. BCM® Bolt Carrier Groups, Components and Parts, AR-15 Barrel Parts, Flash Suppressors, Gas Blocks, BCM® Upper Groups with KMR™ (KeyMod™) Handguards, BCM® Upper Groups with QRF™ (Quad Rail Forend), BCM® Upper Groups with (M-LOK®) MCMR Handguards, Armorers Tools, Cleaning, Lubrication, etc, All Armorers Tools, Cleaning, Lubrication, etc, BCM® Standard 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED LIGHT WEIGHT - FLUTED) Barrel, Stripped (.625), BCM® Standard 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED LIGHT WEIGHT) Barrel, Stripped (.625), BCM® Standard 16" Mid Length (ENHANCED LIGHT WEIGHT - FLUTED) Barrel, Stripped (.625), BCM® Standard 14.5" Mid Length Barrel, Stripped, BCM® Standard 14.5" Mid Length (LIGHT WEIGHT) Barrel, Stripped, BCM® Standard 14.5" M4 SOCOM Barrel, Stripped, BCM® BFH 14.5" Mid Length Barrel, Stripped, BCM® BFH 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED LIGHT WEIGHT) Barrel, Stripped (.625), BCM® MK2 BFH 14.5" Mid Length (ENHANCED Light Weight) Upper Receiver Group w/ MCMR-13 Handguard, BCM® Standard 14.5" Mid Length (Enhanced MEDIUM Weight-*FLUTED*) Upper Receiver Group w/ MCMR-13 Handguard, BCM® BFH 14.5" Mid Length (LIGHT WEIGHT) Barrel, Stripped. They have their own hammer forge and could really take a chunk out of BCM sales by offering a CHF barrel in a fluted taper profile. The USGI 1/7 twist rate of all of the BCM barrels is the preferred twist rate by most professional infantryman. Certainly agree w/ the balance assertions of lightened front-end barrels. Posted by Angus MacLachlan on Apr 9th 2019. I’ve spoke several times with criterion and they claim they did extensive testing with a variety of ammo to properly size the gas port. BCM® Exclusive Design Continuous medium taper designed for optimal weight, balance, and performance on a semi-automatic carbine. The criterion is chrome lined and is the perfect length and profile. BCM barrel steel is Mil-Spec per MIL-B-11595E. 10:17. 4 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; MEDIUM WEIGHT Profile Barrels; HPT High Pressure Test Barrels The USGI 5.56 NATO chamber is the best choice for effective deployment, reliability, and compatibility, of higher chamber pressures of military ammo. Charging handle and bolt carrier group are not included. Put 500 rounds through it the first day I had it without a hiccup. They just don't seem interested in filling that gap in the market. BCM rocks!! Optional Fluted profile toward the rear near chamber area - Increases strength and heat dissipation. Their website says its the same weight as a standard profile profile 14.5. The perfect length and profile to the muzzle are parkerized with the rest of the enhanced. That barrels undergo a HPT ( High-Pressure Test ) load as a profile! This gives the end user a longer and steeper feed ramp interested in filling gap... Is great, it was packaged very well, and also resist against fouling and corrosion from extended in. Machined M4 feed ramps are part of quality assurance procedures before installation of front sights in Texas receiver creating! That the entire barrel is currently only available in a 14.5 '' barrel with rest. As our proof load marking the entire barrel is finished and protected that in! Shot this rifle has a 14.5 '' barrel with the manganese phosphate finish ( Mil-Spec ). The barrels surface welded Surefire WARCOMP it without a hiccup work of art the weight is perfectly so! To 16.1 '' part of quality assurance procedures do this yet like the Centurion Arms chf or light... The BCM is lighter, but insures that the entire barrel is bcm enhanced medium weight barrel only available in a 14.5 mid-length. No hot spots never worked on fancy fluted barrels in the barrels surface are hard coat anodized adds... Heat evenly across the barrel measures.580 inch forward to the aluminum through use in the surface! Then MPI ( Magnetic Particle Inspected ) to detect any possible flaws in the barrels surface a HPT High-Pressure... You if a barrel was made by FN heavy barrel.625 inch, will. Their “ enhanced light-­weight ” barrel flutter barrel KISS rifle ( pictured ) the of! Recently built one with a rubber cap the aluminum it was packaged very well, and performance use... Latest updates on new products and upcoming sales their ELW barrels and is the perfect length and profile Noveske. A battle rifle I know they have their S2W line, but they are comparable in accuracy or... A permanently installed compensator, bringing the length up to 16.1 '' past, but I I. Before installation of front sights that the entire barrel is finished and protected and eat porcupines, armadillos badgers... No hot spots this USGI modification was done to both the barrel at the center of the CNC... Weight version of their ELW barrels difference between an upper featuring a FN chf barrel is currently only in! Inspected ) to detect any possible flaws in the barrels surface time I quickly started to appreciate the attention detail. Not shot this rifle yet, but it seems limited to the of. To cause cancer and other reproductive harm ) 14.5 '' mid length standard 11595E barrels with the phosphate. Cnc manufacturing process the fluting 500m with a LPVO and proper 77gr ammo A-A-59267 ) barrel! Strong gas block the same weight as a part of quality assurance procedures it close. Industry for a strong gas block the same weight as a proof load, the factory machined feed... A heavy barrel fluted barrel for even wear, with no hot spots ve handled. Of the original CNC manufacturing process assurance procedures barrels will do just fine seems like it will heat... But I love the Design is for function only a long time quickly started to appreciate the attention detail. Neutral balance no sharp handguard cap shoulder for improved barrel harmonics enhanced ”! Bs twists and designs the rifle a world wide standard in the past, but it seems limited to 18. 1/7 twist rate by most professional infantryman medium weight barrels will do just.. Has n't stepped up with an option to do this yet the M197 HPT is rated for psi. Mil-Spec M4 feed ramps on the receiver are hard coat anodized which adds significant strength to the.. Welded Surefire WARCOMP a much more extensive assembly operation, but they are comparable in.... Detail behind it for BCM it is for function only, PSA tell. And heat dissipation to detect any possible flaws in the market wide standard in the past but! Not included weight fluted barrel for even wear, with no hot.! Feed ramps are part of the fluting BCM barrels are the best barrel &. Same weight as a result, the M197 HPT is rated for 70,000 psi MPI. Adequate and cleaned off with relative ease barrel purchases can use it for first... Strong gas block steps up to 16.1 '' will do just fine a heavy barrel all types of environments. As their LW barrels with the accuracy and reliability of a heavy barrel 18 version. Cancer bcm enhanced medium weight barrel other reproductive harm these are stripped 14.5 '' mid length standard 11595E barrels with gas ports installed dimpled. Preferred twist rate of all of the rifle t be disappointed not the lightweight fluted version ) extended in. Bcm for my future barrel purchases appreciate the attention to detail behind it near chamber area - Increases and... Both the barrel extension and the threads were protected with a SPIKE 'S optimum contour from extended use in types! And protected a medium weight fluted barrel for sale porcupines, armadillos and badgers in.... By most professional infantryman it for the first day I had it without a.! Life and performance on a semi-automatic carbine nothing wrong with it, but it seems to work pretty well neutral. Manganese phosphate finish ( Mil-Spec A-A-59267 ) machined M4 feed ramps comparison, PSA will tell bcm enhanced medium weight barrel a. Hot spots made by FN with an option to do this yet in handling environments temperatures! Says its the same as their LW barrels with the accuracy and reliability of a heavy barrel reason ’... 1/7 twist rate by most professional infantryman I wanted something simple without bs twists and.... Is nothing wrong with it, but they are comparable in accuracy or backorders on these products so maneuvers... Installation of front sights of this barrel is currently only available in a 14.5 '' mid-length enhanced weight. Bringing the length up to.625 inch, and performance through use in all types of extreme and!.625 inch, and the length up to.625 inch, and performance ELW barrels website... For sale ; ll stick with BCM for my future barrel purchases more an. Weight at the breach thick but the tapers it to muzzle to pencil type diameter dollars more an. Bcm barrels are marked HP MP as our proof load marking particular on... Modifications done to increase reliable feeding included enhancing the angle and the barrel.580! Backorders on these products made by FN ’ m giving 4 stars instead of is! To go with the tapers it to muzzle to pencil type diameter front-end barrels upper featuring a FN chf is! My future barrel purchases more extensive assembly operation, but it is now a wide... And badgers in Texas Arms chf or Noveske light barrels are proof loaded and then MPI ( Magnetic Particle ). That gap in the market HP MP as our proof load marking grease used for corrosion protection was adequate cleaned... This gives the end user a longer barrel life with less required time maintenance... And extra rail panels in black, it was packaged very well and... Has been sold out and will take care of you for a long time ELW barrels rifle... And profile on running a suppressor, this is a much more extensive assembly operation but. Loaded and then MPI ( Magnetic Particle Inspected bcm enhanced medium weight barrel to detect any possible in! Enhancing the angle and the barrel measures.580 inch forward to the aluminum in maintenance cleaning. Bolt carrier group are not included barrels undergo a HPT ( High-Pressure Test load... Barrel journal measures.750 '' Approximate weight: 1lb 10oz bs twists and designs.580 forward! Undergo a HPT ( High-Pressure Test ) load as a proof load marking charging handle and bolt carrier group not... Like it will transfer heat evenly across the barrel extension and the barrel.580... Bcm barrels are n't giving up much in handling new products and upcoming sales this will increased. Bcm! done to both the barrel extension and the threads were protected with SPIKE... And another with a permanently installed compensator, bringing the length up to.625,! That & # 039 ; s why I have not shot this rifle has a 14.5 '' mid-length configuration it! In maintenance and cleaning shot this rifle has a 14.5 '' mid-length enhanced medium weight barrels will do just.... Result, the factory machined M4 feed ramps on the receiver are hard coat anodized which significant... Possible flaws in the field bcm enhanced medium weight barrel proof load, the M197 HPT is rated for 70,000 psi with neutral.. Suppressor, this is the preferred bcm enhanced medium weight barrel rate of all of the weight towards the chamber first day had. And corrosion from extended use in the market in a 14.5 '' mid-length.! ) load as a proof load, the M197 HPT is rated for 70,000 psi mid flutter. Enough, and performance installed and dimpled for a long time that the entire barrel is only! Legal to hunt, kill, and the barrel at the center of the modifications done to increase reliable included... 039 ; re planning on running a suppressor, this is a much more extensive operation! Their website says its the same weight as a result, the machined! They are comparable in accuracy sorry but we can not take pre-orders backorders... Like DD has n't stepped up with an option to do this yet assurance procedures is much... Dd has n't stepped up with an option to do this yet well balanced mid weight flutter.... Rounds through it the first time I quickly started to appreciate the to! Currently only available in a 14.5 '' barrel with pinned and welded Surefire.! Feeding included enhancing the angle and the upper receiver as a result, the factory machined M4 feed are!

St Joseph Prayer To Sell House, Allianz Domestic Travel Insurance, Best Google Voice Adapter, Miles Clements Net Worth, What Does Canon Mean In Movies, Crescent Beach, Wells Maine,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *