Media Reviews

Criterion vs. CHF: A Public Service Announcement Recommending Educated Barrel Buying

Criterion vs. CHF: A Public Service Announcement Recommending Educated Barrel Buying

One of our new employees brought in his personal rifle build featuring a premium cold hammer forged rifle barrel for a quick barrel swap. After disassembling the rifle we took a look inside with a bore scope and were suprised by what we found! It wasn't long before we had it mounted on a dem..

The 3-Gun Show Pays A Visit To The Criterion Barrels SHOT Show 2017 Booth

The 3-Gun Show Pays A Visit To The Criterion Barrels SHOT Show 2017 Booth

Criterion Barrels recently met with Dave Hartman of the 3-Gun Show to discuss a few of our AR barrel configurations, including the 16" rifle length model featured on the MGS Firearms Citizen rifle and our M118LR chambered barrels incorporated into the Midwest Industries MI-10F.   ..

Bringing History To Life: Criterion's Vintage Barreling Machinery

Bringing History To Life: Criterion's Vintage Barreling Machinery

(originally published in the Summer 2015 issue of the GCA Journal) While Criterion Barrels Inc. utilizes some of the most cutting edge CNC barrel manufacturing technology to ensure our products maintain strict adherence to design specifications, sometimes the tried and true methods offer an ideal solution for the ba..

LFX Video Showcases Midwest Industries Lightweight AR-15 with Criterion Barrel

LFX Video Showcases Midwest Industries Lightweight AR-15 with Criterion Barrel

This Midwest Industries Lightweight AR-15 review by LFX host Hank Strange showcases a 16" Criterion pencil contour barrel in action. Check out the below video for some slow-motion cycling shots and a basic feature overview. That rifle does some serious high-velocity rock chucking!    ..

Varmint Hunter Article Reviews Criterion Pre-Fit

Varmint Hunter Article Reviews Criterion Pre-Fit

Glenn Burroughs of Varmint Hunter Magazine reviewed his 6x47 Lapua Criterion Pre-Fit build experience in the latest Varmint Hunter summer issue. After a little bit of load development, Glenn's friend Pat wound up shooting groups as small as .162 MOA at 300 yards! This article is a mus..

Big Horn Armory Model 89 Review

Big Horn Armory Model 89 Review

The Big Horn Armory Model 89 was recently featured in the NRA's American Rifleman. The Model 89 features a Criterion barrel chambered in .500 S&W Magnum and is offered in both carbine and rifle lengths. To read the review in its entirety please click the below link: American Rifleman Big Horn Armory Model 8..

Not Just Beginners Luck: Lockhart Now Has Three Pending National Records

Not Just Beginners Luck: Lockhart Now Has Three Pending National Records

In early fall 2011, during her first ever F-Open Class match, Michele Lockhart shot a winning score of 450-22x with her Criterion pre-fit. Since then, she has set a total of three national records—all in her third match ever at the 2011 Tennessee Mid-Range State Championship. On the first day of the competition, Mic..

Criterion Savage Pre-Fits Shine in Accurate Shooter Review

Criterion Savage Pre-Fits Shine in Accurate Shooter Review

How much can a Criterion pre-fit improve the performance of your rifle? Accurateshooter.com featured an article showcasing our barrel mounted on a Savage LRPV chambered in 6mmBR. How did it perform? Read this article to find out! ..

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