BARREL, 5.56 NATO, RECON, 16", FLUTED, STAINLESS, GLASS BEAD, 1-8

Item Number
TR-556RCIG16FT8

Experience the precision of Wilson Combat's Recon Tactical stainless barrel. This 16" barrel is designed for the 5.56 NATO caliber, providing tactical shooters with precision accuracy for tactical training or hunting all-purpose applications. 

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If you would like your rifle barrel to be finished with Armor-Tuff, please ensure that you also add the Armor-Tuff finish product displayed below to your cart with your preferred color selected.

NOTE:  This option is only available for unassembled barrels--not for build kits, complete uppers, or complete firearms.

Experience the precision of Wilson Combat's Recon Tactical stainless barrel. This 16" barrel is designed for the 5.56 NATO, providing tactical shooters with precision accuracy in a short package. Perfect for high rates of fire, it features a 1-8 twist rate and is made from 416R rifle-rated steel, ensuring superior durability and accuracy. Our rigorous final inspection process guarantees that this stainless steel barrel is of the highest quality. The Recon Tactical model is our best all-around medium profile, making it great for hunting as well as training. Enjoy superior performance and reliability with Wilson Combat's recon tactical stainless barrel.

Nearly two decades of building the finest custom tactical AR-15 rifles have given us the insight to develop a comprehensive line of stainless steel, match grade barrels that offer superior accuracy, reliability and longevity for your next custom AR rifle project. All Wilson Combat Match Grade AR-15 barrels are precisely crafted of the finest American-made 416R rifle rated steel on computer controlled equipment to our exacting list of technical specifications. These proven barrels feature a hand-polished bore and feedramps and then complete a rigorous final inspection process that ensures your new barrel will meet your most demanding expectations. All barrels feature crisp CNC markings, precision muzzle crown and a chamber and gas port optimized for reliability. 

  • Chamber: 5.56 NATO
  • Feed Ramps: M4 style
  • Finish: Matte bead blasted stainless
  • Gas Block Seat: .750" x .920" - Dimpled for set screw
  • Gas System: Intermediate Length (13.25")
  • Length: 16"
  • Material: Stainless steel - Type 416R
  • Muzzle Threads: 1/2" x 28
  • Profile: Recon Tactical (Fluted)
  • Rifling: 1:8 - Six Groove- Button rifled
  • Weight: 27 oz.
  • Matching Gas Block: #TR-LPGB
  • Matching Gas Tube: #TR-GTI

Caliber Notes: 5.56 NATO was developed in the United States and initially chambered in the M16 rifle. It is the standard cartridge for NATO forces as well as many non-NATO countries. It is derived from, but not identical to, the .223 Remington cartridge. We use a NATO, mil-spec chamber in our barrels that is reliable and safe to fire both 5.56 and .223 Remington rounds. This common and easy-to shoot cartridge is ideal for defense, training and small-medium game hunting. 

For a more detailed schematic on this barrel, https://storage.googleapis.com/wilsoncombat/schematics/rifle_barrels/5-56%C3%9745mm/CTR556RCIG16FT8_SCHEMATIC.pdf.

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More Information
Firearm Type Rifle
Rifle Type AR-15
Caliber 5.56x45mm NATO
Manufacturer Wilson Combat
Rifle Part Type Barrel Parts
Parts Material Stainless
Parts Finish Stainless
Barrel Length 16 inch
Barrel Twist Rate 1:8
Thread Pitch 1/2” x 28
Gas Tube Length Intermediate
Fluted Barrel Fluted barrel
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