.223 Wylde 18″ Heavy Barrel, Spiral Fluted – Mid Length

4.68 out of 5 based on 22 customer ratings
(22 customer reviews)


  • CALIBER: .223 Wylde
  • TWIST RATE: 1:8
  • PROFILE/CONTOUR: Heavy-Spiral Fluted
  • MATERIAL: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium
  • FINISH: Parkerized
  • GAS SYS: Mid-Length
  • MUZZLE THREAD: 1/2-28
  • ADDITIONAL SPECS/NOTES: Barrel is compatible with 5.56 NATO & .223 Ammunition.
UPC: N/A 712038921881 640901516080 SKU: N/A Categories: , Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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Non-RF85, RF85 Treated

22 reviews for .223 Wylde 18″ Heavy Barrel, Spiral Fluted – Mid Length

  1. 5 out of 5

    Do you offer this in a 16″ chrome lined version?

    • Sorry not at this time

  2. 5 out of 5

    Does this have M4 feed ramps?

    • Yes Sir

  3. 1 out of 5

    Is this threaded for flash hider?

    • Yes Sir

  4. 5 out of 5

    Is this chrome lined or melonite?

    • No Sir

  5. 5 out of 5

    Will this handle 5.56

    • Yes Sir

  6. 5 out of 5

    Received my barrel last week. Looks better than I thought it would. Fixing to order the last parts I need and can’t wait to finish my build.
    Thank You.

    • Awesome to hear
      Thank you for the business

  7. 5 out of 5

    Is this dimpled for the gas block?

    • No there are no dimples for the gas block

  8. 5 out of 5

    There is 1 dimple for gas block, this is a nice barrel for the $ ! Anderson is doing a fine job of producing quality products for a reasonable price! Thanks

  9. 5 out of 5

    What is the barrel material? 4150? 4140?

    • 4150

  10. 4 out of 5

    Is this barrel as accurate or comparable to the 18″ straight flute barrel

    • Yes Sir

  11. 5 out of 5

    HOPE IT FITS MY quad rail for my spr build

  12. 5 out of 5

    Bought this barrel a couple years ago because of price. Have shot 55, 60, all the way to 77gr bullets through it with dime size 5 shot groups at 100 yards.

  13. 5 out of 5

    When will this be back in stock?

    • these will be back in stock today

  14. 5 out of 5

    I bought this barrel for my first build. I haven’t fully dialed it in, but I am very happy with it so far. Won’t hesitate to purchase another Anderson barrel.

    • keep us informed as time goes on.

  15. 4 out of 5

    What’s the life span

    • most rifling is shot out around 8k rounds

  16. 5 out of 5

    Question I was going to order this barrel witha low profile gas block what gas tube do I need to order and roll pin? Thanks John [email protected]

    • you need the mid length gas tube

  17. 5 out of 5

    I wasn’t sure I wanted the fluted barrel but I think it looks great with my build, upper and lower all Anderson parts. Very nice with the new EXT free floating forend and Knight Stalker flash hider. Great to be able to afford a quality product.

    • Thank you for the support.

  18. 5 out of 5

    I was unaware that fluting creating a raised surface so when I put a low profile gas block that was perfectly sized that I kinda had to thread it on with the spiral flutes. I don’t fault Anderson but a clamp on gas block would probably be way better to get on. My gas block leaks slightly although the function works great I still get a little blow by. I have just got the barrel broken in I haven’t got it sighted in completely but I am loving the setup. I also ordered Anderson’s nickel boron bolt carrier group which is working great.

    • we are sorry to hear about the issues with barrel. we have to look and see what the problem is with the fluting.
      Hope it all works out
      thank you

  19. 4 out of 5

    Is this barrel RF85 treated

    • This barrel is not RF85 treated

  20. 5 out of 5

    Do you guys have a place/store where I can come in and pick parts to put together?

    • We do not have a store front. We are manufacturing company

  21. 5 out of 5

    Any idea when a RF85 version will be in stock?

  22. 5 out of 5

    Is the color black? It looks almost like a grey color in the picture.

    • This barrel is Mag phos not nitride.
      They do sometimes look a little dull in color compared to nitride

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