5.56 NATO 24″ Heavy Barrel, Spiral Fluted – Rifle Length

4.15 out of 5 based on 27 customer ratings
(29 customer reviews)

$162.49$241.79

  • BARREL LENGTH: 24″
  • CALIBER: 5.56 NATO
  • TWIST RATE: 1:8
  • PROFILE/CONTOUR: Heavy-Spiral Fluted
  • MATERIAL: 416R SS
  • FINISH: CNC Machine Polished
  • GAS SYS: Rifle
  • DIAMETER AT GAS PORT: .936″
  • MUZZLE THREAD: None-Target Crown
  • TREATMENT: Non & RF85
  • ADDITIONAL SPECS/NOTES: Barrel is compatible with 5.56 NATO & .223 Ammunition.
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Non-RF85, RF85 Treated

29 reviews for 5.56 NATO 24″ Heavy Barrel, Spiral Fluted – Rifle Length

  1. 5 out of 5

    Barrel looks amazing. Will there be any in .308 coming in this type of barrel??

    • Not any time soon

  2. 5 out of 5

    Is this availble in 556 and is it threaded

    • Being chambered in .223 Wylde it is safe to shoot 5.56, sorry not threaded

  3. 2 out of 5

    Gas block info appears to be incorrect. The .936 gas block is way too big. When I measure the barrel it reads 0.875. Haven’t shot it yet still putting it together Barrel does look nice and came well packaged

  4. 5 out of 5

    Looks great! Is there a recommended barrel break in

  5. 5 out of 5

    Very nice barrel. Just completed a new build with this. After breaking in, I was able to put several moa groups and some sub moa on the first outing. Shoots great and the price can’t be beat. No malfunctions in the first 350 rounds.

  6. 4 out of 5

    looks great .936 gas block size though not the .875 it says in the description. really sucks when you order parts at the same based off of product description and its wrong. first time anderson let me down though so you get a freebie.

    • really
      We am sorry to hear that.
      We will have to look into that and see what needs to be changed.
      They are supposed to be .936

  7. 5 out of 5

    Can you shoot both 556 and 223 out if this barreled

    • Yes Sir

  8. 4 out of 5

    I ordered this barrel and am confused by comments. What size gas block and tube should I be ordering?

    • .875 gas block Diameter

  9. 5 out of 5

    I just ordered this too & when you say not threaded, do you mean l can’t put a compensator on there?

    • Correct

  10. 3 out of 5

    .875 does not fit gonna try .936 gas block.

  11. 5 out of 5

    Okay I see that there are many people saying .875 doesn’t fit and .936 gas block doesn’t fit I would like to know before I buy this barrel.

    • The orginal barrels used a .936 they now use the .875 on this model

  12. 5 out of 5

    What size gas tube is needed for this barrel?

    • Rifle Length gas system

  13. 5 out of 5

    l asked before if a compensator could be put on the barrel, but after receiving it,
    it’s beautiful! it doesn’t need anything added to it!, l had already mounted a s.s. 20″ twist but this one is so nice, by
    going to a 24″ how big are the advantages/performance of the rifle?

  14. 2 out of 5

    I had recently asked what size the gas block diameter was going to be after seeing mixed answers. They said .875 because the old ones were .936 I just received my gas block in .875 and it doesn’t fit. Very disappointed in Anderson’s knowledge on their own product. Barrel other than that is very nice.

  15. 5 out of 5

    One of the answers to a review on here from Steffner says this barrel is 223 Wylde. I called Anderson and they said it’s .556. 223 Wylde is optimum for what I need. Which is it??

    • 24” 416R stainless steel, SPIRAL FLUTED BARREL, , CHAMBERED .223 Wylde WITH M4 BARREL EXTENSION, 11 DEG. TARGET CROWN, GAS HOLE DRILLED .936 gas block Diameter 1 IN 8 TWIST RATE.

  16. 5 out of 5

    So the description is just of

  17. 5 out of 5

    So the description is just off?

  18. 24” 416R STAINLESS STEEL, SPIRAL FLUTED BARREL, CHAMBERED .223 Wylde, WITH M4 BARREL EXTENSION, 11 DEG. TARGET CROWN, GAS HOLE DRILLED .875 gas block Diameter 1 IN 8 TWIST RATE.

  19. really
    should be .875.

    are you saying it is bigger or smaller?

  20. 5 out of 5

    Can i get this barrel in the standard .223???..Not the Wylde

    • At this time this is not chambered that way

  21. 5 out of 5

    What gas block do i need for this barrel for a rifle length free float forearm to be able to hide the gas block??…Thanks

    • .875 diameter gas block

  22. 4 out of 5

    Just got my Barrel and its awesome… But right before i ordered it i asked what gas block i needed and they said .875… Barrel came in yesterday and i need the .936 gas block.. Awesome barrel but wish i had the right info..

  23. 2 out of 5

    Same as above. Anderson keeps saying.875 gas block. It is.936. Please change your website so others don’t order incompatible parts like several have. I’m sending my.875 back now.

    • 24” 416R STAINLESS STEEL, SPIRAL FLUTED BARREL, CHAMBERED 5.56, WITH M4 BARREL EXTENSION, 11 DEG. TARGET CROWN, GAS HOLE DRILLED .936 gas block Diameter 1 IN 8 TWIST RATE.

  24. 1 out of 5

    I just ordered this barrel from my local dealer, with an .875 gas block that your site says it needs. What size do I really need? I’m very uncomfortable with the thought that the manufacturer doesn’t know this, it really makes me rethink my purchase. Why don’t you sell it with the correct block? That would eliminate the problem.

    • 24” 416R STAINLESS STEEL, SPIRAL FLUTED BARREL, CHAMBERED 5.56, WITH M4 BARREL EXTENSION, 11 DEG. TARGET CROWN, GAS HOLE DRILLED .936 gas block Diameter 1 IN 8 TWIST RATE.

  25. 5 out of 5

    I got the 24″ fluted ss barrel , does Anderson make a 20″ spiral barrel for 300 blackout if not are ya’ll going to? love my first ar( predator)but would like a 20″ 300 blackout spiral cut to put on it also .

    • we do not have a 20 inch 300 black out barrel

  26. 3 out of 5

    I bought this barrel, gas tube and gas block from a local dealer. I received it quickly enough, but wasn’t happy after I had time to look at my purchase closely. I paid the price, but didn’t feel I received first quality goods. I had to finish bending the gas tube to the correct configuration, the crown of the muzzle was damaged (it had been dropped), I noticed this after about a week, so I didn’t say anything. Having been a gunsmith, I recut the crown. The gas block wasn’t the right size, and had to be re-ordered, and still hasn’t come. I ordered one online, and installed it. The barrel really is beautiful, but there seems to be quality control issues. No customer should have so many issues with a single order. I hope they get it together, I would like to see them continue. The prices are great, and I’m sure the product will be a good shooter when it is completed. If the crown wasn’t damaged, it would have been five stars.

  27. 5 out of 5

    Just order this. so the correct gas block is .936 with a rifle gas tube?

    • Yes that is correct

  28. 4 out of 5

    Looks great, shipped incredibly fast. Ordered Saturday afternoon and its on the gun Tuesday. Might be a dumb question, but why stamp 556 on the barrel if its a 223 wylde? Hoping to shoot it soon andsee what its capable of. Thanks alot

  29. 3 out of 5

    The packaging for the barrel was horrible. It consisted of the barrel having a plastic mesh sleeve on it wrapped in a single layer of foam held by one piece of tape in the middle and placed in a 3 inch sqare box of adequate length. No foam blocks to prevent the barrel from moving around. When it was delivered the entire end of the box was torn open from the barrel bouncing around inside the box and the mesh sleeve and foam were halfway off. Leaving the muzzle and half of the barrel exposed and sticking halfway out of the box upon delivery. Luckily the crown was not damaged. In the description it states that the barrel is chambered in 223 wylde but it is clearly stamped 556 on the end. After installing the barrel and doing a break in it did produce 3/4 inch groups easily with 55gr Vmax bullets and I feel that will greatly improve with load development. Had the barrel been chambered correctly according to the description and better packaging it would have received 5 stars based on appearance and accuracy.

    • please let us know if the barrel needs to be returned.
      Sorry about that

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