ELD Performance AR-15 16" .458 SOCOM, .875 Gas, 1:14T, Government Profile, 4150 CrMoV Barrel
The ELD Performance AR-15 16" .458 SOCOM barrel is precision machined in the USA and is a top-performing, heavy-duty barrel that is built to handle the demands of this powerful round. Made from high-quality 4150 CrMoV steel, this barrel is both durable and reliable. It features a .875" gas block journal and a government profile, making it a great choice for a variety of different builds.
The 1:14 twist rate of this barrel is optimized for the .458 SOCOM round, providing the perfect balance of stability and accuracy. The gas port is also optimized for the round, ensuring smooth and reliable operation with each shot. Additionally, the barrel is finished with a black nitride coating that enhances durability and resistance to wear and corrosion.
At 16 inches in length, this barrel is perfect for a variety of different builds, whether you're looking for a hunting rifle, a home defense weapon, or a range gun. The .458 SOCOM round is known for its power and stopping power, making it a popular choice among gun enthusiasts. With the ELD Performance AR-15 16" .458 SOCOM barrel, you can be confident in your ability to handle this round with ease and precision.
With bullet velocities ranging from 1,700-2,100 feet per second .458 SOCOM is a heavy round that packs a massive punch. With bullets up to 400 grains of weight, this is a round that boasts a tremendous amount of kinetic energy. This makes it an ideal round for hog hunting in places like Texas, those giant bores charging at your in the bush will not stand a chance, or stand after being hit with a .458 SOCOM round. The .458 round is also very popular among deer hunters, especially those who draw tags for white-tail deer. Additionally, .458 is used as a personal defensive round because of its tremendous knock-down power.
The .458 SOCOM was initially developed for special operations units as a close-quarters combat solution. It offers substantial stopping power and terminal ballistics, making it effective at neutralizing threats quickly in confined spaces. Due to its larger bullet diameter and subsonic load options, the .458 SOCOM can be utilized with suppressors for reduced noise and muzzle flash. This can be particularly useful in tactical situations where stealth and reduced signature are important. Some shooters enjoy the .458 SOCOM for its unique characteristics and the challenge of shooting a larger caliber. While it might not be as cost-effective for general plinking, recreational shooters who appreciate the power and performance of this cartridge may find it satisfying to shoot, plus it is super fun watching those .458 rounds obliterate targets or send them flying.
Brand: ELD Performance
Model: AR-15 16" .458 SOCOM, .875 Gas, 1:14T, Government Profile, 4150 CrMoV Barrel
Caliber: .458 SOCOM
Handguard Compatibility: Freefloat
Gas Block Shelf: 0.875
Gas Length: Carbine
Twist Rate: 1:14T
Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium
Thread Pitch: 5/8x32
Barrel Extension Finish: Nitride
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