By Chad Adams
The DoubleStar Midnight Dragon started with the barrel. Just as the legendary A-10 Warthog, which has saved my life, is said to have been built around the GAU-8 Gatling gun, the Midnight Dragon was built around the barrel. That statement makes sense for every AR. If mil-spec upper and lower receivers are used, with a mil-spec bolt carrier group, what else can make a real difference in terms of accuracy? It’s always about the barrel.
FIRST LOOK: The Incredibly Well-Balanced DoubleStar ZERO Carbine
DoubleStar was looking to take the 5.56mm NATO to its accuracy limits in the AR platform while keeping the rifle within financial reach of the average dedicated shooter. DoubleStar starts with a custom, spiral-fluted, 24-inch Shaw barrel made from 416 stainless steel with a 1-in-8-inch twist rate and completes the build with a blend of carefully selected parts. Like the barrel, the most important parts were purposefully chosen to create the best shooter experience.
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Source:: Tactical Life