BARREL, 5.56 NATO, ULTRALIGHT HUNTER, 16", ROUND, STAINLESS, GLASS BEAD, 1-8

Item Number
TR-556ULIG16RT8

Introducing the Wilson Combat Ultralight Hunter, the premier stainless barrel for 5.56 NATO caliber rifles. This ultra-lightweight 16” barrel is designed to offer you fast-handling reliability that packs a punch with precision for the most demanding situations.

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$249.95
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87 % of 100

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.

The Wilson Combat Ultralight Hunter is the ideal stainless barrel for 5.56 NATO rifles. This light 16” barrel offers incredibly fast handling with maximum reliability and power, all crafted from superior 416R rifle-rated steel that guarantees to withstand any terrain or environment you can throw at it; outperforming other competitors on the market. The ultralight hunter barrel taper is our most lightweight profile, giving you more options for customization and a better feel in your hand. When you reach for the Wilson Combat Ultralight Hunter stainless barrel, you can rest assured knowing that you have a reliable and trusted product designed for superior performance that is backed by the quality of Wilson Combat. Get ready to experience the best 5.56 NATO rifle barrel on the market--the Ultralight Hunter 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
  • Length: 16"
  • Material: Stainless steel - Type 416R
  • Muzzle Threads: 1/2" x 28
  • Profile: Ultralight Hunter (Non-Fluted)
  • Rifling: 1:8 Button rifled
  • Weight: 19 oz.
  • Matching Gas Block: #TR-LPGB
  • Matching Gas Tube: #TR-GTI

Please see our barrel service policy on the Long Gun FAQ page.

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. 

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