In this tech video we touch upon the 8-step cycle of operation of the AR-15, and specifically “lock time” or “locked chamber dwell time”. Lock time is essential to the accuracy and reliability we see from our gas guns.
This video explores one way to set up an AR-15 for accurate and reliable function when using your rifle with and without a suppressor. The addition of a suppressor increases gas flow and back pressure which changes the timing in the AR-15’s 8-step cycle of operation. Here are a few tips we have learned to help maximize […]
Criterion launches their brand new CORE Series barrels that are designed with tactical shooters in mind. These barrels are meant to be used in conjunction with modern accessories like Low Power Variable Optics (LPVO’s), weapon mounted lights, suppressors, clip on night vision devices, and IR lasers.
Criterion Barrels Inc. is proud to announce a new partnership with Primary Arms in the distribution of our stock model barrel lineup. Primary Arms has built a reputation on fast shipping, competitive pricing, and world-class customer service. Their staff and management consistently deliver customers the best value possible by providing top tier products and applying […]
Team Loader Monkey wasn’t the only squad setting national records with Criterion pre-fits at the 2017-18 Port Malibar Rifle & Pistol Club Snowbird Mid-Range Regional. The Bayside High School NJROTC Team set a national record of their own with a 2262-39X Expert Record Score (National Mid-Range Team Course – Any Sights, Four Man Team). Junior shooters […]
Setting an individual national record takes some serious dedication, skill, and practice. Assembling an entire team skilled enough to set a national record requires even more coordination, teamwork, and discipline. Criterion shooter James Root and the rest of Team Loader Monkey (Chris Whitney, Jack Abrams, and Nathan Abrams) fired an aggregate score of 2313-102X in […]
When it comes to precision rifle accuracy, ammunition quality can make a significant difference. While modern factory ammunition can offer remarkable performance when paired with Criterion barrels, most precision rifles will not perform to their true potential without developing a handload recipe tailored to the individual barrel. While one barrel may prefer one particular load, a barrel […]
While most discerning shooters select Criterion barrels for their excellent reputation for accuracy, a variety of different local government agencies utilize them for their high level of durability. Sage Dynamics showcases this facet in their recent review of the Vortex UH-1 Holographic Optic. Mounted to a suppressed American Defense MFG UIC 2 machine gun, Aaron dumps […]