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SOCOM 6.5 Creedmoor Suppressors SOCOM260-RC2

The 13 Best Suppressor for Ruger 6.5 Creedmoor – Editor’s Choice

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Faxon Firearms Medium Taper 6.5 Creedmoor 10BC8R18NGQ-5R-NP3Faxon Firearms Medium Taper 6.5 Creedmoor 10BC8R18NGQ-5R-NP3Faxon FirearmsBUY
DEZ Arms AR-10 6.5 Creedmoor Match-Grade Barrel 425099NDEZ Arms AR-10 6.5 Creedmoor Match-Grade Barrel 425099NDEZ ArmsBUY
Criterion Barrels DPMS Pattern 6.5 CreedmoorCriterion Barrels DPMS Pattern 6.5 CreedmoorCriterion BarrelsBUY
F1 Firearms C7K AR-10 Contoured HandguardsF1 Firearms C7K AR-10 Contoured HandguardsF1 FirearmsBUY
Aero Precision M5 Creedmoor SS Upper Receiver APAR538115M47Aero Precision M5 Creedmoor SS Upper Receiver APAR538115M47Aero PrecisionBUY
Faxon Firearms Heavy Fluted 6.5 Creedmoor 10BC8R18FHQ-5R-NP3Faxon Firearms Heavy Fluted 6.5 Creedmoor 10BC8R18FHQ-5R-NP3Faxon FirearmsBUY
Aero Precision M5 6.5 Creedmoor SS Upper ReceiverAero Precision M5 6.5 Creedmoor SS Upper ReceiverAero PrecisionBUY
ODIN Works Creedmoor Complete Upper RecieverODIN Works Creedmoor Complete Upper RecieverODIN WorksBUY
DEZ Arms AR-10 6.5 Creedmoor Match-Grade BarrelDEZ Arms AR-10 6.5 Creedmoor Match-Grade BarrelDEZ ArmsBUY
ULTRADYNE USA APOLLO MAX COMPENSATOR 6.5 CREEDMOORULTRADYNE USA APOLLO MAX COMPENSATOR 6.5 CREEDMOORULTRADYNE USABUY
VG6 PRECISION GAMMA 65 MUZZLE BRAKE 6.5 CREEDMOORVG6 PRECISION GAMMA 65 MUZZLE BRAKE 6.5 CREEDMOORVG6 PRECISIONBUY
ULTRADYNE USA PEGASUS TANKER COMPENSATOR 6.5 CREEDMOORULTRADYNE USA PEGASUS TANKER COMPENSATOR 6.5 CREEDMOORULTRADYNE USABUY
ULTRADYNE USA AR-15 6.5 APOLLO S COMPENSATOR CREEDMOORULTRADYNE USA AR-15 6.5 APOLLO S COMPENSATOR CREEDMOORULTRADYNE USABUY

The 6.5 Creedmoor features softer recoil and longer-range capabilities than .308, resulting in better accuracy as well. Any update will result in enhanced firearm performance and better firing experience; it’s just necessary to define a weak point and replace it. In this list, you will find not only barrels for 6.5 Creedmoor, but also compensators, upper receivers, and handguards as well.

Why do you need a 6.5 Creedmoor Barrel?

The modified barrel allows improving shooting accuracy while attaching the scope on it, not on the receiver. Having a standard carbine-sized barrel, about 16 inches, and velocity will be optimal. One of the 6.5 Creedmoor advantages is its decreased recoil compared to other short-action cartridges. But Compensators allow you to roll back that recoil even further, ensuring faster follow-up shots.

1# Faxon Firearms Medium Taper 6.5 Creedmoor 10BC8R18NGQ-5R-NP3

Faxon Firearms Medium Taper 6.5 Creedmoor 10BC8R18NGQ-5R-NP3

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Specification

Caliber: 6.5mm Creedmoor
Barrel Length: 18 in
Gas Block Journal Size-Diameter: .750 in
Gas Block Journal Length: 1.9 in
Threads per Inch: 5/8×24
Barrel Twist Rate: 1-8
Weight: 2.46 lbs

The Rifle-type Barrel without Flutes features Rifle Length Gas System and Recessed Target Crown; is compatible with DPMS LR308 or Armalite AR-10. The Medium-Taper Big Gunner profile QPQ Barrel is designed with a thinner taper from the gas block journal forward to diminish weight while maintaining sturdiness for high fire rates and as a suppressor host. The 5R Button Rifled barrel is crafted from 416R Stainless Steel with Black Salt Bath Nitride Outside and Inside Finish.

Pros
  • The .750-in gas block journal fits most common gas blocks, being 1.9 inches in length is compatible with long blocks or aftermarket piston kits

  • Magnetic Particle Inspected

  • Excellent quality

  • Reasonable price

  • The finish and craftsmanship are superb

  • Lightweight but still sturdy enough

  • Great accuracy

Cons
  • California’s Proposition 65

  • Doesn’t work: all of the long precision rounds slip right through the barrel extensions gaps and get stuck right below the chamber; some of the less accurate hunting bullets fire and then fail to extract

2# DEZ Arms AR-10 6.5 Creedmoor Match-Grade Barrel 425099N

DEZ Arms AR-10 6.5 Creedmoor Match-Grade Barrel 425099N

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3# Criterion Barrels DPMS Pattern 6.5 Creedmoor

Criterion Barrels DPMS Pattern 6.5 Creedmoor

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Specification

Caliber: 6.5mm Creedmoor
Barrel Length: 18 in; 16 in
Gas System Length: Rifle Length
Gas Block Journal Size-Diameter: .750 in
Threads per Inch: 5/8×24
Barrel Twist Rate: 1-8

The 6.5 Creedmoor Hybrid barrel features the accuracy and balance to exceed 308-AR, delivering a long-range edge. It’s necessary just to replace the barrel: switch to a 6.5 Creedmoor using all of the same parts as for 308. A JP high-pressure bolt should be paired with the barrel for optimal accuracy and performance. There are two models available depending on the barrel’s length: 16 or 18 inches. The DPMS Pattern Barrels are machined from 416R Stainless Steel with honed and hand-lapped rifling for bore uniformity and covered with Polished Black Nitride Otter Coated. Mid-length of gas system length compatible with AR15 gas tube system. The Gas hole is tuned for due operation with and without a suppressor. 5/8×24 TPI muzzle threads fit a wide range of muzzle devices and suppressors.

Pros
  • DPMS compatible

  • Pristine inner finish ensures easy barrel cleaning and shooting accuracy

  • Gas Block is dimpled for ease of installation and lock-up

  • Precision-machined barrel extension for M4 feed ramps

  • Highly-polished chambers for dependable extraction and feeding

Cons
  • Not yet reviewed

4# F1 Firearms C7K AR-10 Contoured Handguards

F1 Firearms C7K AR-10 Contoured Handguards

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Specification

Handguard Length: 16.75 in; 14.75 in
Inside Diameter: 1.65 in

The AR-10 Contoured Aluminum Handguards are necessary to ensure fast, safe hand placement on the rifle. The one-piece Free-Float Handguards are made from Aluminum (7075-T6) with Hard Coat Anodized Finish (Type III Class 2). The Handguard is outfitted with Full-Length Picatinny Rails, Anti-Rotation Mounting System, Scalloped Top Rail, Keymod Side, and Bottom Rail Mounts, Aluminum Barrel Nut, and Mounting Hardware.

Pros
  • Sturdy and comfortable gripping surfaces due to the CNC machining and ultra-precise tolerances

  • Helps put a hand in the same place every time that provides more shooting precision and accuracy

  • Fits most DPMS style 308 uppers including the Aero M5, Aero Precision

  • Contoured Grip Area to Promote Grip Repeatability and Comfort

  • The large inner diameter allows room to use it with most suppressors

Cons
  • Not yet rated

5# Aero Precision M5 6.5 Creedmoor SS Complete Upper Receiver APAR538115M47

Aero Precision M5 Creedmoor SS Upper Receiver APAR538115M47

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Specification

Handguard Length: 15 in
Barrel Length: 24 in
Gas Block Journal Size-Diameter: .936
Gas System Length: Rifle Length
Barrel Twist Rate: 1-8
Threads per Inch: 5/8×24
Weight: 82.2 oz

M5 Assembled Upper Receiver consists of Stainless Steel (416R) Barrel with Bead Blasted Finish, ATLAS S-ONE Free-Float Handguard of choice, Low Profile Gas Block and its Tube, but without a BCG or Charging Handle. Due balance of size and weight will be an excellent addition to the lightweight build. The Upper is forged from Aluminum (7075 T6); it’s equipped with M4 Feed Ramps, .2795 takedown pin holes, port door, and forward assist. M-LOK Handguard comes with front and rear Picatinny Rail, indexing grooves in a 12:00 position for positive grip control, QD sling socket at the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions. It fits low-profile gas blocks (inner diameter -1.5 in; outer diameter – 1.75 in).

Pros
  • The proprietary ATLAS attachment system is a sturdy and reliable mounting platform, maintaining a slim profile

  • Eliminated center of top handguard rail for weight decrease

  • Fits AR-308 Upper Receivers with a thread pitch of 1-7/16 x 16 along with a DPMS High Profile (.210) Tang Rail

  • The upper is well made and solid

  • HP and MPI Tested

  • Pairs this with a Lantac BCG and it fires flawlessly

Cons
  • Not yet

6# Faxon Firearms Heavy Fluted 6.5 Creedmoor 10BC8R18FHQ-5R-NP3

Faxon Firearms Heavy Fluted 6.5 Creedmoor 10BC8R18FHQ-5R-NP3

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Specification

Caliber: 6.5mm Creedmoor
Barrel Length: 18 in
Gas System Length: Rifle Length
Gas Block Journal Size-Diameter: .750 in
Threads per Inch: 5/8×24
Barrel Twist Rate: 1-8

The DPMS Gen 1 pattern barrel comes with a plain gas block journal and polished 11-degree Target Crown. The Heavy Fluted, QPQ Barrel is crafted from Stainless Steel (416-R), its inner and outer surfaces are covered with Black Salt Bath Nitride. The Rifle-Length Barrels are designed with 5R hybrid rifling to diminish jacket deformation that allows to increase velocity and make cleaning easier.

Pros
  • Magnetic Particle Inspected

  • Nitride coating for enhanced corrosion resistance and unbeatable durability

  • Each barrel’s extension (DPMS LR-308 Compatible) features a Nickel Teflon finish to enhance dry lubricity and tighten up the fit with the upper receiver

Cons
  • Not yet rated

  • California’s Proposition 65

7# Aero Precision M5 6.5 Creedmoor SS Complete Upper Receiver

Aero Precision M5 6.5 Creedmoor SS Upper Receiver

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Specification

Handguard Length: 15 in
Barrel Length: 24 in
Gas Block Journal Size-Diameter: .936
Gas System Length: Rifle Length
Barrel Twist Rate: 1-8
Threads per Inch: 5/8×24
Weight: 75.9 oz

The proprietary ATLAS attachment system is a reliable and sturdy mounting platform, maintaining a slim profile. The M-LOK Handguard is equipped with front and rear Picatinny Rail, QD sling socket at the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions, and indexing grooves in the noon position for positive grip control. It is compatible with low-profile gas blocks (inner and outer diameters: 1.5 in, 1.75 in). The Assembled Upper comes with ATLAS R-ONE Free-Float Handguard of choice, Stainless Steel (416R) Barrel with Bead Blasted Finish, Low Profile Gas Block and Gas tube, but without a Charging Handle or BCG. The M5 Upper Receivers are manufactured from Aluminum (7075 T6) and forged; it’s outfitted with the port door and forward assists, M4 Feed Ramps, .2795 takedown pinholes.

Pros
  • A great balance of size and weight makes the build lightweight

  • HP and MPI Tested

  • The upper receiver is well made and sturdy

  • A great trigger

  • Zero nickel bolt and jp rifles captured buffer

  • Matches Aero lower perfectly

  • Compatible with AR-308 Upper Receivers with a thread pitch of 1-7/16 x 16 along with a DPMS High Profile (.210) Tang Rail

  • Weight diminish due to the excluded center of the top handguard rail

Cons
  • Not yet

8# ODIN Works Creedmoor Complete Upper Reciever

ODIN Works Creedmoor Complete Upper Reciever

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Specification

Caliber: 6mm Creedmoor; 6.5mm Creedmoor
Barrel Length: 22 in

ODIN Works designed the complete upper receivers for AR10, which is compatible with DPMS pattern lowers to improve the shooting experience. The upper with M-LOK Gun Rail comes with the 22-in stainless steel barrel, which has a Tactical Match style profile with an XL Rifle gas system and the 1 MOA warranty. The assemble also includes multi-caliber BCG with a black nitride finish, adjustable gas block. The upper is forged from Stainless Steel and covered with a Black Anodized finish.

Pros
  • The quality machining and parts that go into it

  • The XL rifle system is 2in longer than rifle length, delivering better operation with high-pressure cartridges

  • Accurate

  • M-LOK or KeyMod 17.5in O2 Lite for choice

  • High-pressure feature of BCG

  • Nice-looking handguard

Cons
  • California’s Proposition 65

  • Gun does not cycle: as the gas port hole comes with the size for a AR 15 .51, not for AR 10, which should be to be .91. The upper needs fixing – drilling to proper size

  • A bit pricey

9# DEZ Arms AR-10 6.5 Creedmoor Match-Grade Barrel

DEZ Arms AR-10 6.5 Creedmoor Match-Grade Barrel

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10# ULTRADYNE USA APOLLO MAX COMPENSATOR 6.5 CREEDMOOR

ULTRADYNE USA APOLLO MAX COMPENSATOR 6.5 CREEDMOOR

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Specification

Caliber: 264/6.5 mm (.264)
Threads: 5/8-24
Weight: 4.4 oz

The Apollo Max Compensators for 6.5 Creedmoor allow rifles to be precise, stay steady on target. The 6.5 Creedmoor Compensator doesn’t exit muzzle gasses up in front of the sight picture or back toward the shooter, delivering prompt follow-up shots and fast target transitions. The Comps are machined from stainless steel (416); compatible with Ultradyne Dynamount and most standard threaded muzzles. It’s not recommended to use barrels shorter than 12 inches.

Pros
  • Made in the USA

  • Sturdy, corrosion-resistant material

  • Virtually zero muzzle climb

  • Comes with 0.875-inch timing nut

  • Time omg is a breeze with no crush washer

Cons
  • Not yet

11# VG6 PRECISION GAMMA 65 MUZZLE BRAKE 6.5 CREEDMOOR

VG6 PRECISION GAMMA 65 MUZZLE BRAKE 6.5 CREEDMOOR

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12# ULTRADYNE USA PEGASUS TANKER COMPENSATOR 6.5 CREEDMOOR

ULTRADYNE USA PEGASUS TANKER COMPENSATOR 6.5 CREEDMOOR

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Specification

Caliber: 264/6.5 mm (.264)
Threads: 5/8-24
Weight: 7.5 oz

The Comps with expanding ports vent gas at a 90-degree angle out the sides of the brake to diminish significantly felt recoil. The brake’s exiting of muzzle gasses delivers a smooth, well-managed release without any pushes or concussion that will get shooters off-target. The Pegasus Comps are made from stainless steel (416); include a 0.875-inch timing nut. The muzzle device is compatible with Ultradyne Dynamount and most standard threaded muzzles. It’s not recommended to use barrels shorter than 12 inches.

Pros
  • Less recoil provides shooters keeping their targets in their sight picture, even with a high-magnification optic

  • Made in the USA

  • Sturdy, corrosion-resistant material

Cons
  • Not reviewed yet

13# ULTRADYNE USA AR-15 6.5 APOLLO S COMPENSATOR CREEDMOOR

ULTRADYNE USA AR-15 6.5 APOLLO S COMPENSATOR CREEDMOOR

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Specification

Caliber: 264/6.5 mm (.264)
Threads: 5/8-24
Weight: 4.4 oz
Make: AR .308

Ultradyne developed a science-based solution and implemented it in Apollo S 6.5 Creedmoor Compensator design, making these devices super-effective in keeping shooters on target. The compensator delivers a balanced reaction to three elements of a rifle’s shooting process: muzzle climb, felt recoil, and gas exiting, by keeping vented gasses to a minimum, all while directing them away from the shooter to decrease blast noise and feel. The comps can be paired with any .264-inch or 6.5mm caliber barrel or smaller, quick-detach Dynamounts, fitting 5/8×24 TPI threaded muzzles.

Pros
  • Made in the USA

  • Comes with shrouded timing nut

  • Keeps the sight on target with minimal motion

  • Acquiring the target is much quicker

Cons
  • Not yet

Conclusion

Any modification, properly installed and operated, delivers a better shooting experience. If you need your own build, first research the difference between LR-308 and AR-10, SR-24, and choose an upper that fits the lower you’ve already had. Remember that according to the NFA (1934), the legal rifle barrel should be 16 inches. When attached to a stock, the total rifle length is admitted to 26 inches.

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