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 […]
Category Archives: Media Reviews
From 8541 Tactical to Varmint Hunter Magazine, Criterion barrels have proven themselves in a variety of different media outlets.
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8541 Tactical Shares The Pros and Cons of The Rem/Age Pre-Fit System
While they may require the purchase of some additional tools and a bit of a learning curve to install, Rem/Age pre-fit barrels feature some distinct advantages over the traditional gunsmith installation method of rebarreling precision rifle builds. 8541 Tactical details these pros and cons in their recent “Mail Call Monday” YouTube video. Feel free to […]
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Criterion Barrel Goes Head To Head With Krieger & E.R. Shaw In 6.5 x 47 Lapua Barrel Comparison
Writer Norman Johnson recently prepared a detailed report for www.loaddata.com outlining barrel and handload performance with three barrel blanks supplied by Krieger, Criterion, and E.R. Shaw. Starting load results were supplied utilizing a variety of bullet types (without optimizing powder charge weight and seating depth). Both the Criterion and Krieger barrels averaged groups under .5 […]
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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.
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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 barrel production process. The Criterion Classics line […]
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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!
Articles, Bolt Action Rifles, Media Reviews, Reviews
Varmint Hunter Article Reviews Criterion Pre-Fit
Glenn Burroughs of Varmint Hunter Magazine reviewed his 6×47 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 must read for any varmint hunter hoping to […]
Articles, Media Reviews, Reviews, Technical Articles, Vintage Military Rifles
Norcross Article Features Criterion M1 Garand Rebarreling Tips
The Bang Switch recently released a three part article outlining the process of rebarreling an M1 Garand. On center stage was a Criterion M1 barrel that author Gus Norcross installed to replace a worn USGI barrel. Feel free to follow the below links for some helpful tips on how to rebarrel your M1 Garand. | […]
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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!