Category Archives: News

Interested in keeping up with the Criterion Barrels news and new product releases? This news page provides occasional updates regarding what we’re currently working on.

Lee Enfield No.4 Progress Update

Getting tooled up for machining the bayonet and front sight lugs wasn’t easy, but our Lee Enfield project lead has got it dialed in. After a little tweaking to the breech threading the first batch of test barrels should be ready for the range! Pictured is a prototype Lee Enfield No.4 barrel with a newly […]

An Introduction To The Vintage Sniper Match

Shooting in a new discipline can be a nerve-wracking experience. Months of equipment purchases, load testing, and range practice are involved when preparing for a new shooting discipline. The stress associated with these activities can be exponentially amplified when the final match takes place at the national level. This article seeks to provide new shooters […]

Criterion Barrels, Inc. Opens New Headquarters and Production Facility

Criterion Barrels’ uncompromising mission to provide superior performance through unparalleled craftsmanship continues. To successfully meet with the recent industry-wide surge in demand, we have increased our production levels with the intent of fulfilling orders in the timeliest possible manner. To meet these manufacturing goals while simultaneously fulfilling our commitment to produce some of the finest […]

Criterion Shooters Victorious in Camp Perry Match

Bob Schanan and fellow Hornady Over the Hill Gang member Jerome Van Treeck claimed victory on the July 31 Vintage Sniper Rifle Team Match at Camp Perry with a score of 394-13x . Equipped with rifles featuring Criterion barrels and loaded with 168 grain Hornady A-MAX bullets, these vintage tack-drivers are capable of .5 MOA […]

Criterion Goes Global

Criterion Barrels, Inc. is proud to announce its partnership with C96 Trading Company. Based out of Cherrybrook, Australia C96 will distribute the following barrels: M1917 Enfield P14 Enfield Springfield M1903 Savage Pre-Fits …and coming soon: SMLE #4 .303 British with Bayonet Lug Check out the C96 website here.