What You Need To Know Before Buying A Northtech Defense Barrel
When buying a barrel it is important
that you know what you are buying. Many companies will tell you that their
products are made using Stainless Steel or 4150 Grade Chromoly Alloy Steel. We
want our customers to know that they are getting the highest level of quality
possible from us. Northtech Defense barrels are manufactured using only the
best Gun Quality material.
(PASS) 416R Stainless Steel (Rifle Quality)
(PASS) 4150v Chromoly Alloy Steel (Rifle Quality)
(FAIL) 4150cm Chromoly Alloy Steel
416R: If the
Stainless Steel used to manufacture a product is not the (R) series then you
are not getting Rifle Quality material. Stainless Steel that is not the R
series has much lower tensile and yield strengths. For example, our Stainless
Steel line of barrels are made of 416R (Rifle
4150v: When buying 4150 Grade Steel, you want to make
sure that the product is made of 4150v which contains higher Vanadium content.
4150 without the higher Vanadium content
is not the same, it is a lower quality steel. When you purchase from our
Marksmen line of barrels you are getting the Gun Quality Steel 4150v (with High Vanadium).
The Unique Science
Behind The Accuracy. The Science is
in our proprietary machining process and tight tolerances, which are key. This
process is all done in house, not by a second or third party. You cannot get this style of barrel from any other manufacturer.
Our barrels are made differently than ANY other barrel
manufacturer. Our proprietary cutting methods surpass the common "cut
rifling", "button rifling, even "EDM style rifling" and are
much more accurate than a forged style barrel.
If you could get the best aspects from Button Rifling, and
better tolerances than Cut Rifling then you would have Northtech Defense
barrel. Our rifling encompasses the best aspect of Button Rifling and gets
better tolerance results than Cut Rifling. With this, we are able to burnish
our rifle bores into the industries closest tolerance of .0001" (one ten thousandth
of an inch) or less throughout, from end to end. Our typical rifle bores in our
finished, fluted barrels are in the millionths. So what does this mean? Your bullet has more stability when passing
through the barrel, giving you better accuracy.