Lr-308 barrel help!

Discussion in 'AR15/10 Rifles' started by califoriahunter, Apr 8, 2015.

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  1. califoriahunter

    califoriahunter Well-Known Member

    May 22, 2012
    Ok so I'm trying to build a hog/coyote rifle from a lr308 platform but can't decide what barrel to put on it I'm looking at a rainier arms ultramatch or a fulton armory criterion both in 20in?
  2. mtwarych

    mtwarych Well-Known Member

    Aug 16, 2013
    I can't really help you, but, I have a fulton criterion on my M1 Garand and it shoots well and easy to clean.
  3. budlight

    budlight Well-Known Member

    Sep 30, 2004
    I don't like threaded tipped AR barrels. It just adds to the length unless you are planning on a muzzle brake. I also like longer barrels for the free velocity. I like heavy barrels because they don't heat up as fast. My AR 10 friends seem to buy the 1:11 1:12 twist rates. to shoot 175 or 168 gr.

    For the cost of the ultra match, why not get Krieger, Pac-nor, lilja stainless 1:11. My most accurate AR is a 24 inch with a match grade stainless fluted 3 pound 8 oz