Barrel, 6.8 SPC 2, 16″, 1:10, Carbine, M4 Contour
Non-RF85, RF85 Treated
– May 5, 2014
I purchased a Anderson 6.8 barrel from a local dealer. I have 5 different calibers now. I believe the 6.8 has become my favorite. I am overall impressed with accuracy and quality of the barrel at a very reasonable price. My only reservation about the product is the thread pitch of the muzzle as it limits choices of devices. It’s my belief that the companies thread choice is adequate as it prevents installation of incorrect devices and is necessary from a safety aspect. I would recommend this product.
– May 5, 2014
Thank you on the great write up and your correct, it’s a safety concern!
– September 7, 2015
I also purchased a 6.8 SPC Barrel from my local dealer as well as a matching bolt and flash suppressor. I was very impressed with the fit, finish and quality of your products and will fully recommend them to anyone that plans on a build. Thank you.
– October 30, 2015
Is this a spec.II chamber?
– October 31, 2015
– November 17, 2015
Great barrel as usual with anderson. But what is the thread pitch on this? 1/2×28?
Okay. I thought all were 5/8×24. Figured 1/2 would be too small for the bullet. The first review is what had me wondering
– November 27, 2015
Barrel shoots good despite the economy price.
The threads are 1/2″ with 36 TPI, that’s 1/2″ by 36 TPI, on mine.
– January 3, 2016
Purchased my Anderson barrel through a local dealer. Finally got a chance to shoot it after a few months. It shoots great and I couldn’t be more excited about it! Don’t hesitate to get this barrel.
– February 2, 2016
Bought the barrel its stamped 6.8 spc is it really a spc or spc 2 chamber
Fit and finnish are good just wondering if I can run the hot stuff or not
– February 3, 2016
– February 17, 2016
At first sight barrel looks great; packaged great and fast shipping. Lightweight & everything described in specs is true.
Can’t verify an down rang a data; build is near complete, waiting on parts.
Don’t mean to beat a horse dead but all 1/2 x 28 thread pitch muzzle devices with that size also have .223 or 5.56mm in the specs??
I’m going through with this build however wondering if I will need a helmet the first day out? I did pick up some thread protector however still states 1/2 x 28. Shall I just stick to the size stated and worry no more?
Any input is greatly appreciated
– February 17, 2016
The thread is 1/2 X 36
– February 18, 2016
Purchased my 6.8 barrel directly from anderson. Great fast shipping great packaging with my other products I ordered at the same time. Added clarification the thread rate IS 1/2X36 to prevent someone from threading a.223 can or muzzle device on it. For safety reasons. Build is off to get a paint job and will provide an update once I get some rounds down range. Great service will be buying from anderson again.
– March 11, 2016
barrel extension is pinned perfectly for m4 feed ramps to line up exactly centered in upper. I have seen many that don’t line up and people use dremel tool to smooth ramps. No such problem with this barrel. the rest of the barrel looks great, finish is as good as any other brands. muzzle treads are perfect. Shipping was very fast packaging very good. price is also very good. I have not fired it yet but I can’t see any reason why there would be a problem. Accuracy report I’ll post on 6.8forum. My second AR build that included Anderson parts. It’s just too bad they are out of stock so often on items due to demand.
– June 25, 2016
Will these be in Stock again soon?
– September 5, 2016
Less than 1 inch groups at 100 yards with American eagle fmj. Thread pitch is 1/2×36. I bought the Anderson bolt to. Should be good for taking down white tail.
– September 15, 2016
got this the barrel about month ago and shot it then the shells were goin at 12:00 to 1:00 clock and it was over gased so I had to put a adjustable gas block on the barrel and now the shells shoots 4:00 to 5:00 the way they sud I think they drilled too big gas hole for the barrel but its working now with the adjustable gas block
– November 25, 2016
– December 2, 2016
Purchased a 6.8mm SPC II barrel from Anderson direct. Few carry 6.8mm ammo in my neck of the woods, much less 6.8mm AR barrels! Matched to Anderson stripped upper AND lower! Awesome setup!
I still have blued steel and walnut in my safe. This year, I’ve hunted exclusively with AR’s.
Took my first deer with an AR (.308) and now looking to take a doe with my Anderson 6.8mm SPC II.
I shoot a handloaded Sierra 90gr FBHP at about 2900 fps. No doe yet! BUT! I’ve taken THREE feral hogs with my 6.8mm! All one shot kills. From 20 yards to a bit over a 100!
Awesome accuracy from my “awesome” Anderson barrel!
The 6.8mm SPC II has just about GOT to be THE ultimate AR round!
Thank you Anderson for a great barrel and great products and service!
– December 2, 2016
That’s great Buddy! thanks for buying Anderson!
– December 23, 2016
Just reading all the 6.8 barrel reviews.soooooooooo I couldn’t help it. Just ordered my barrel and bolt carrier group.l already have my anderson upper and lower. And have 3 other ar calibers but from anderson parts.great stuff.
– January 3, 2017
Changed from a Sierra 90 gr HP to a Hornady 110 gr V-Max.
On Dec 21, took another feral hog. That’s a total of four for the year
Went back Dec 22 for one more chance at a doe.
Finally got a doe to stop about 120 yards out.
The 6.8mm and the Hornady V-Max proved deadly!
– January 21, 2017
When will this barrel be back in stock?
– January 23, 2017
these should be back in stock within a week
– March 10, 2017
When can these be expected back in stock?
– March 13, 2017
Just added some to stock this morning.
– August 5, 2017
I’m interested in purchasing one for a new build. Will I be able to use my Gemtech Tracker thread on suppressor with this Barrel?
– August 7, 2017
not sure looks like you need to have a 5/8-24 thread for the Gemtech.
This barrel thread is 1/2-36
– August 9, 2017
Well built barrel. It cycled great with no gas issues or stuck cases. Being a handloader, I was expecting better accuracy. I consistently got 1.5 to 2 inch groups with all slower burning powders. Faster powders went everywhere. I tried 120, 110, 100 and 90 grain bullets. Those groups are acceptable with some shooters, but I just have higher expectations.
– August 11, 2017
we are sorry to ear about the accuracy?
What ammo factory ammo are you using?
Are you using all Anderson parts in the firearm?
Keep us posted about the issue
– December 13, 2017
I have all Anderson parts for my 6.8spc2 still need muzzle device and bolt carrier group. Was hoping to use it to take my son out for his first deer . Will have to keep are fingers crossed. But what can you do when you got great kids.
– March 25, 2019
Just did my first AR build in 6.8 SPC and used an Anderson lower, barrel, BCG, muzzle brake and low profile gas block. No complaints about anything. It all went together smoothly. Best part is that is shoots great. I only have BUIS on it now, but hit whatever I aim at. Nice groups when I was sighting in too! I definitely recommend Anderson and will be using their stuff in future builds!
– March 27, 2019
Great barrel! Shoots 1 moa. It says 6.8spc 1/10 twist is it a SPC/2 ?
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