The barrel is a 16" heavy barrel made out of 4150 steel with a black parkerized finish, a 1-14 twist rate and a carbine length gas system. The barrel is chambered in the awesome .458 SOCOM and machined with a single feed ramp in the barrel extension. Built to match grade specifications polished honed chamber, 3 Stage Lapped Bore. This Cryogenically treated barrel has increased wear resistance, easier cleaning, reduced friction, heat and wear for an improved barrel life, Improved shot groupings resulting in improved accuracy, Increased velocity of about 50-60 feet per second Also it has the very best stress relieving process available.
Also these barrels are hardened to a Rockwell hardness 25-29. A perfect hardness for long lasting & ultra accurate barrel and has .458 SOCOM engraved into the barrel. The barrels go through a 100% Inspection Process. Inspections Equipment includes CMMs and Air Gauges for the Bores. The .458 Socom is A Freight Train of a round it is a 400 grain bullet coming out at 1600 fps 400 grains. Now compared to a .223 at 55 grains its 7 1/2 times as heavy as 7 5.56 Nato 55 grain bullets coming out of the muzzle at 1600 fps. This is fast for such a heavy bullet making this round that it can stop any thing that it may come in contact with.
Great for Wild Boar or even Deer Hunting It Also Gives You The Power Your Ar-15 Has Been Looking For.