BCM® BFH 16" Mid Length Barrel, Stripped

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Cold Hammer Forged Barrel
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(.750) at Gas Block location
Approximate Weight: 1lb 12oz.
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Specifications: Barrel, Forged, Hammer (BFH)
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Professional Grade Weaponry, by BCM®
These are stripped 16" Mid Length Cold Hammer Forged Barrels with gas ports installed and dimpled for a strong gas block installation.
Cold Hammer Forged Barrels
This process of manufacturing barrels has been used for European small arms for generations, and it is gaining popularity in the United States because of the increased barrel life and outstanding accuracy of a hammer forged barrel. The BCM BFH series of barrels are made right here in the USA! (Just like all the BCM products.)
M4 Feed Ramp Barrel Extension
In developing the USGI M4 carbine as one of the primary weapons for todays infantry, some modifications were performed to the original M16 platform to enhance the reliability of the shorter barreled carbines. With the shorter carbine gas system and the increased gas port pressure, the carbine cycled faster, and at times the cycle rate could be faster than the magazine would feed ammunition. One of the modifications done to increase reliable feeding included enhancing the angle and the length of the feed ramps. This USGI modification was done to both the barrel extension and the upper receiver, creating a longer and steeper feed ramp. These Mil-Spec M4 feed ramps are part of the original CNC manufacturing process. As a result, the factory machined M4 feed ramps on the receiver are hard coat anodized which adds significant strength to the aluminum. This feature is offered on all BCM barrels.
USGI 1/7 Twist Rate
The USGI 1/7 twist rate of all of the BCM barrels is the preferred twist rate by most professional infantryman. This twist rate has proven very versatile and can effectively run the new heavier 5.56 ammo that is hugely popular with military and private security personal for its superior ballistics.
Mil-Spec Barrel Steel (Mil-B-11595E)
BCM barrel steel is Mil-Spec per MIL-B-11595E. This grade (CMV) of steel is a Mil-Spec steel used in the USGI M16 family of rifles; it is stronger and will last longer than the typical barrels offered in the commercial market. The Mil-Spec grade steel gets its additional strength and rigidity from an increase in carbon and/or vanadium in the alloy. This will offer increased barrel life and performance through use in all types of extreme environments and temperatures.
Chrome Bore and Chamber
One of the first modifications that were made to the original M16 in the mid 1960s was the addition of the chrome lined bore and chamber. It is now a world wide standard in the industry for a battle rifle. The chrome bore and chamber is harder than the barrel steel and on the USGI M16/M4 rifles will aid in chambering, extraction, and reliability. It increases velocity, and also resist against fouling and corrosion from extended use in the field. This gives the end user a longer barrel life with less required time in maintenance and cleaning.
Manganese Phosphate Barrel Finish
Barrels are parkerized with the manganese phosphate finish (Mil-Spec A-A-59267). Military specifications also state that the entire barrel surface is phosphate finished to create a porous surface to absorb oil as to resist against corrosion from the elements. BCM barrels are phosphated before installation of front sights. This is a much more extensive assembly operation, but insures that the entire barrel is finished and protected . . .even under the front sight base.
5.56 NATO Chambers
The USGI 5.56 NATO chamber is the best choice for effective deployment, reliability, and compatibility, of higher chamber pressures of military ammo.
Government Barrel Profiles
Duty rifles are built to be carried - day in and day out. The USGI barrel profiles (often referred to as the Government Profile) enable the operator to carry their weapon for longer periods of time and deploy them faster than the heavier commercial H-Barrel counterparts. The government profile barrel is also compatible with the current M203 mounting systems.
HPT / MP Inspected Barrels
Military specifications require that barrels undergo a HPT (High-Pressure Test) load as a part of quality assurance procedures. Commonly referred to as a proof load, the M197 HPT is rated for 70,000 psi. BCM barrels are proof loaded and then MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspected) to detect any possible flaws in the barrels surface. The barrels are MP inspected with both circular and longitudinal magnetic fields per ASTME1444-01 (current Mil-Spec) to assure a high quality finished product. All BCM barrels are marked HP MP as our proof load marking.
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36 Reviews

  • 5
    CHF Barrel

    Posted by Ken Williams on Jul 10th 2020

    I wanted a premium CHF barrel and this is it. For those who want more than millspec, BCM is your go to. Excellent products and service!

  • 5
    16" mi-length barrel

    Posted by Chris on Jun 17th 2020

    Top notch, top quality that would be near impossible to beat!

  • 5
    Best Barrel on Market

    Posted by Andre House on May 12th 2020

    When it come to quality, this product says it all. Very well put toghter barrel that can handle all types of ammo. Will I buy this product again? Yes.

  • 5

    Posted by Don miller on Jan 27th 2020

    Ran 300 rounds thru the barrel the other day dead on accurate great product

  • 5
    Very Pleased:

    Posted by anonymous on May 8th 2019

    I am very happy with the barrel for the special build. It really set the level a notch above. It is a very accurate barrel as well. I would highly recommend it if you are in doubt.

  • 5
    Who said chrome lined barrels weren’t accurate?

    Posted by louis estopinal on Apr 10th 2019

    I have had it a year now on a build. With a Geissele SSAE and Trijicon Accupower 1-8 I consistently get 1/2 inch groups at 100 meters and ring 12 inch steel plates at 600 meters with ease.

  • 5
    Great company

    Posted by AJ Vien on Apr 10th 2019

    Some of the best products

  • 5
    money well spent

    Posted by nathaniel harris on Apr 10th 2019

    The quality of BCM products are second to none. Can't be happier with this purchase. Performs great and the platform I'm using it in.

  • 5
    16in Mid Length Barrel

    Posted by Brandon on Apr 10th 2019

    This was for my second personal rifle build and after a ton of research I found BCM. Everywhere I looked people had amazing things to say about the company and their products. I am SO glad I went with BCM for my rifle. The parts arrived very quickly and looked great. It went together with my BMC upper perfectly. From the time I have had shooting with the barrel I can tell it is a high quality product that will put rounds on target time after time. I am very pleased with BCM I would recommend this to anyone! I will be shopping here again!