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Criterion Barrels Stainless Steel 6.5 Grendel Barrel (Options)

  • The 6.5 Grendel round is a popular alternative caliber for AR-15 platform owners who want to increase long distance hunting or target shooting performance compared to .223 Remington or 5.56 NATO.   Available in 18" length with either HBAR contour or the lighter Hybrid contour, and 22" in HBAR contour.

    Chambers are finished, but barrels should be headspaced and installed by a qualified gunsmith.

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  • Manufacturer Part Number: 

    Length: 18” 18" 22"
    Mfg Part #: 65G18S-HY12 65G18S-HY8 65G22S-HB12
    Twist: 1-8 RH 1-8 RH 1-8 RH
    Caliber: 6.5 Grendel 6.5 Grendel 6.5 Grendel
    Gas Length: Rifle Length Mid-Length Rifle Length
    Gas Diameter: 0.750 0.750 0.750
    Weight: 2.2 Lbs.  2.2 Lbs.  3 Lbs. 
    Contour: Hybrid Hybrid HBAR
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