We have added the popular 13.9″ length to our Hybrid contour. This barrel features a mid-length gas system, 223 Wylde chamber, and 1-8 twist.
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 […]
One of the most frequently asked questions by shooters pertains to the difference between our barrels with chrome lining and salt bath nitriding. Customers looking for a durable, reliable, and accurate barrel configuration are presented with both of these options and want to make an educated decision that will suit their individual build requirements. While […]
(Madalyn Stewart’s 3-Gun Rifle) Part 4: Lower Receiver Component Selection While upper receiver components are essential to rifle performance and accuracy, lower parts also play a vital role in ensuring consistent function and precise manipulation of the AR-15 platform. Trigger interface, control configuration, furniture design, and buffer construction can all vary significantly based on individual […]
(Heath Clevenger’s 3-Gun rifle build) Part 3: Upper Receiver Component Selection One of the many reasons the AR-15 is currently America’s the most popular rifle platform is due to its extreme level of modularity. By simple removing and locking two pins into place, a shooter can drastically change the intended role of their rifle. By […]
(Reliability is paramount in Niki Clevenger’s 3-Gun rifle builds – photo credit Snippets of Life Photography) Part 2: Functions, Classifications, and Build Strategies of the Ideal 3-Gun Rifle In our previous article, we discussed the recent trends in the firearms industry to customize and improve upon standard rifle designs. We also introduced a few of […]
(pictured are two custom rifle builds from American Defense MFG. Each rifle is designed to suit the unique configuration requirements of a different shooter) Part 1: When One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Why the Universally Perfect 3-Gun Rifle Build is a Myth Introduction: There once was a time when every firearm manufactured could be considered […]
When it comes to service rifle and high power competition, minor sight adjustments can have a serious impact on a shooter’s score. Criterion A2 upper receivers are specifically designed with the competitive shooter in mind, integrating a number of features that can help ensure a precise sight picture. One such feature is the triple pinned […]