The Mercury Precision AR-15 'Astroid' 16.25" 7.62x39 Nitride Barrel is a reliable and durable option for your next AR-15 build. This barrel is constructed with 41V50 steel, known for its strength and durability, and features a stainless steel extension for added corrosion resistance. The nitride finish provides additional protection against wear and corrosion while giving the barrel a sleek and attractive black appearance.
Designed for use with the 7.62x39 cartridge, the 'Astroid' barrel has a 1:9.45 twist rate, optimized for stabilizing bullets up to 150 grains. The carbine gas system ensures reliable and consistent cycling, making this barrel ideal for both recreational shooting and hunting applications. The .750" gas block journal provides stability and versatility for attaching a variety of muzzle devices.
At 16.25 inches in length, this barrel is ideal for building a compact and maneuverable rifle without sacrificing accuracy or performance. The medium profile adds stability and reduces heat distortion, while the stainless steel extension ensures a secure fit with your bolt carrier group.
Whether you're building a new rifle or upgrading an existing one, the Mercury Precision AR-15 'Astroid' 16.25" 7.62x39 Nitride Barrel is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a reliable and accurate barrel that can handle the demands of any shooting situation.