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    308bbl_ezr.jpgThe lightweight 308 barrels made a brief stop here today...2lbs-0.4 oz!!!
    Headed back out for Melonite so they should be back here in 10 days.

    Lightest 308 production barrels made.
    I built an upper using a carbon fiber tube, came in at 4lbs 14oz.


    In stock as of 4/12/12--http://www.ar15performance.com/308_barrel
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    Whats the price tag on one of these? 16" or 18"
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    I think they are going to be $220, I didn't get the bill yet. 18" only.
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    What are the dimensions/profile? Looks like mid-length gas and I guess it has to be a .750 gas block seat considering how light they are...
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    Yes, mid gas .750 gas block.
    They taper .750-.650 under the handguard and then are .600 out front.
    As light as I could possibly make them.
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    You got one tagged for me right boss man???



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    if you want one this light, yes
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    i'd get one, but already have one .308 and a shilen barrel sitting here....but I did get my .264 LBC today with .800 bolt, looks good, need to get together so can go test some loads

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    There is nothing special about these barrels other than they are very light. The weight of AR10s is the complaint I hear most so I thought a lightweight hunter or heavy metal barrel might sell. There are plenty of heavy barrels on the market.
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    Um...Ratpoodle68 wanted me to ask for him...yeah that's it...these chambered in 308 Winchester?
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