18" 5.56, Rifle length, 1:7, MK12
The Daniel Defense 18” MK12 barrel is constructed from Stainless Steel with a chamber created during the Cold Hammer Forging process, which ensures the most precise alignment of the chamber to the bore possible. These barrels, some of the most accurate and durable barrels available, are DLC finished. The MK12 barrel is engineered with a rifle-length direct impingement gas system.
Cold Hammer Forging of barrels has been known for decades to produce the most accurate, longest lasting rifle barrels obtainable. The Cold Hammer Forging of barrels is accomplished through intense hydraulic pressure applied at opposing angles by carbide steel hammers. During the hammering process, a mandrel is inserted into the bore while the carbide steel hammers shape the barrel around the mandrel creating the chamber, the lands, and the grooves. In addition to the aforementioned benefits, the Cold Hammer Forging process creates a defect free bore and the most consistent chamber possible.
All Daniel Defense cold hammer forged barrels are made from start to finish in our state-of-the-art facility located in Black Creek, GA. In keeping with our heritage of not cutting corners, all cold hammer forged barrels feature a forged chamber and highest quality exterior coating. These barrels will prove themselves to be more accurate and last longer than a barrel that has cut or button rifling.
|Manuf. Process||Cold Hammer Forged|
|Muzzle Thread||1⁄2×28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)|
|Gas System||Rifle Length|
|Diameter At Gas Port||.750″|
Great barrelI used this in a MK12 Mod1 clone build. I use Blackhills 77gr ammo that was designed for this barrel. I will say that using the clone correct flashsuppresor and suppressor collar fits perfectly. The barrel is solid and perfectly machined. I am still in the process or zeroing my rifle but I am certain that it will shoot sub MOA. I wish DD made this exact barrel profile for every length rifle. Especially 10.5 and 11.5. Buy this and build with confidence. Its an amazing barrel.
Awesome BarrelIve had this barrel for four years now and am extremely happy with the accuracy and performance. It is my favorite barrel on my favorite build thus far!!!
Superb accuracyHighly recomended!!!