Ballistic Advantage Premium Series OPS 12 SPR Profile .223 Wylde AR-15 Barrel - Rifle-Length - 18"

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SKU: BABL223021P
MPN: BABL223021P
Manufactured by Ballistic Advantage
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The 18-inch .223 Wylde AR-15 Barrel by Ballistic Advantage is one of the better barrel options for the Wylde chambering because of its great design characteristics and high-quality build. With this barrel being in the “Premium Series” of Ballistic Advantage’s barrel options, it has been carefully designed to meet what one would expect to be a premium standard. With its construction from 416R Stainless Steel, adequate toughness and good surface finish thanks to the higher carbon levels improves performance over the long-term. This choice of stainless-steel construction helps to maintain good accuracy and allows for easier cutting during the machining process. As for the other specifications of this product, the barrel has a 1:8-inch twist rate, a .750 inch gas block journal, and a ½ x 28 threaded muzzle, with a total weight of 41 ounces. Additionally, the 18-inch .223 barrel has been HP tested which pushes high pressure into a closed bore to check for air leaks through micro cracks, and MPI tested to check for any micro surface cracks or sub surface inclusions. 


  • .223 Wylde Chambering
  • Length: 18 inches
  • 416R Stainless Steel
  • SPR profile
  • Nickel Boron Coated M4 feed ramp extension 
  • Satin Bead Blasted Finish
  • 1:8 inch twist rate
  • .750 inch gas block journal
  • Muzzle is ½ x 28 threaded
  • Weight: 41 ounces
  • HP and MPI tested 
  • Sub Minute of Angle (MOA) accuracy

The bead blasted finish adds to the aesthetics, and the barrel features a nickel boron coated M4 feed ramp extension that allows for high resistance to corrosion and wear along with a low coefficient of friction that can enhance feeding and cycling. Able to accept the OPS 12 system thanks to the step cut barrel and the muzzle end work. With all Ballistic Advantage barrels, users are guaranteed to have sub Minute of Angle (MOA) accuracy with the use of match grade ammunition.  With the purchase of an 18-inch .223 Wylde Rifle Barrel made by Ballistic Advantage, users will notice the uncompromised build quality and performance thanks to heavy attention to detail. The .223 Wylde allows for safe shooting of both the 5.56 & the .223 cartridges. BA entered the market in 2008 and committed to improving their products over time. As a result, it has become a leader in the AR-15 barrel market.
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Barrel CoatingBead Blasted
Barrel ContourSPR
Barrel Length18
Barrel LiningStainless Steel
Barrel Material416R Stainless Steel
BrandBallistic Advantage
Caliber Gauge.223 Wylde
Feed RampsM4
Gas Seat Diameter.750
Gas System LengthRifle
Thread Pattern1/2 X 28
Twist Rate1:8

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