Premium Rifle Barrel Manufacturers:

Below is a list of premium rifle barrel manufacturers

  • Bartlein Barrels -
  • Benchmark Barrels - Benchmark built its reputation with record-setting rimfire barrels, and now they are producing excellent centerfire barrels as well. Contact Ron Sinema or Barry Graber at (360) 652-2594 or email benchmarkbarrels[at] No website yet. Location: Benchmark Barrels, 1105 Pioneer Highway East, Arlington, WA 98223
  • Border Barrels - Traditional Obermeyer-style "5R" cut-rifled barrels made in Scotland. Long barrel life, high quality. Distributed by O.K. Weber in the USA
  • Broughton Barrels - Conventional and canted land (5C) pull-buttoned barrels. Stress-relieved and meticulously hand-lapped, Broughton barrels clean easily and the 5C offers enhanced velocities.
  • Douglas Barrels -
  • Hart Barrels - High grade push-button, hand-lapped barrels. Long, effective barrel life. Along with Shilen, Hart barrels have dominated 100/200yd BR for decades. Great choice for 6mm BR varmint guns too.
  • Kostyshyn Precision Barrels - Excellent hand-lapped buttoned barrels that have been winning matches, particularly in 30BR IBS competition.
  • Krieger Barrels - Cut-rifled barrels with very long barrel life. Top smiths say Krieger barrels are almost always straight and true. Fewer duds than some other brands. Hard to go wrong with a Krieger.
  • Lawton Rifle Barrels - Barney Lawton's barrels have been quite successful in long-range BR matches. Lawton Machine, LLC offers both cut-rifled and pull-buttoned barrels in 6mm through .408 bore sizes.
  • Lilja Precision Rifle Barrels - Hand-lapped button rifled barrels. Lilja's 3-groove 6BR barrels are very accurate and clean fast. Lilja's rim fire barrels are among the very best.
  • Pac-Nor Barreling - Barrel-maker and chamberer. Conventional barrels plus pre-fit, three-groove, and polygonal rifling.
  • Schneider Rifle Barrels - 1403 Red Baron, Payson, AZ 85541, Phone: (928) 474-2852, Hand-lapped, pull-buttoned barrels with superb accuracy. Conventional and 5-land Polygon (P5) rifling options. Good prices ($254/blank). David Tubb uses Gary Schneider's barrels exclusively.
  • Shilen Barrels - Big-name Texas barrel-maker still produces the lion's share of winning short-range BR barrels. They now offer ratchet (canted land) as well as conventional push-button rifling in 3, 4, 5 and 6 grooves.
  • Spencer Rifle Barrels - Accurate, button-rifled barrels available completely chambered in a wide variety of calibers. Tight control of tolerances. Considerable success in big-bore 1000yd guns and accuracy-guaranteed Varmint guns.
  • Lothar Walther Precision Tools - (770) 889-9998 Buttoned barrels from proprietary super high-grade German steel. Polygonal rifling available in .223 and .30 calibers. Good value on prechambered and threaded barrels. Finished barrels for the M 98, Savage and CZ rifles. 54 standard contours and 1500 other contours are available.
  • Wilson Arms -