Daniel Defense DD 12.5" Gov't profile Barrel - LPGB

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Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't profile Barrel - Low Profile Gas Block

Ready to deploy under your floating handguard

Looking to upgrade your AR build or replace your existing barrel? Look no further than the Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this barrel is perfect for a CQBR upper receiver group. Whether you're a military enthusiast or a discerning civilian, this barrel is sure to impress.  The pinned low profile gas block makes it easy to deploy without the mess of a drill press.

Uncompromised Military-Grade Durability

Imbued with the strength and durability of a top-tier military-grade short barrel, the Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel sets a new benchmark for longevity in the AR-15 short-barreled builds. Built from 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium steel, it offers exceptional resistance to wear and tear, promising to stand the test of time. With a chrome lining and Mil-Spec heavy phosphate coating, the barrel exhibits unmatched corrosion resistance that further extends its lifespan. Its pinned low-profile gas block promotes easy deployment, making it a hassle-free upgrade for your AR build.

Unmatched Manufacturing Process

Daniel Defense sets itself apart from other barrel manufacturers with its renowned cold hammer forging process. The barrel is meticulously crafted from 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium steel, ensuring unparalleled strength and longevity. The chrome lining on the inside and Mil-Spec heavy phosphate coating on the outside provide superior corrosion resistance, further extending the barrel's lifespan.

Optimized Design for Superior Performance

Marrying form and function, the Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel stands apart with its carbine length gas system and low-profile gas block, ensuring reliable performance and seamless operation. The M4 feed ramps and chrome-lined bore enhance the barrel's reliability while maintaining optimal accuracy. Its 1:7 twist rate and 1/2×28 TPI muzzle thread are crafted to deliver outstanding precision, thereby guaranteeing superior results for each shot.

A Masterclass in Craftsmanship

The Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel's excellence lies in its meticulous manufacturing process. Leveraging a renowned cold hammer forging process, the barrel's construction showcases unparalleled strength and longevity. Its Government barrel profile and M4 barrel extension bear testimony to the attention to detail during its making, making it an undeniable asset for your AR build.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Q: Is this barrel compatible with my AR-15 rifle?

A: Yes, the Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel is designed specifically for AR-15 rifles.

Q: Does this barrel come with a gas block?

A: Yes, this barrel includes a rather spartan low profile gas block, which will not be seen, as it will fit under the rail.

Q: Can I use this barrel for a Mk18 Mod 0 build?

A: Sure! While the military classic Mk18 is 10.3", the newer URGI version is 11.5", and who would not enjoy an extra inch for more reliable shooting.  The 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel is perfect for a CQBR upper receiver group.

Q: What is the twist rate of this barrel?

A: The barrel has a 1:7 twist rate, ensuring excellent stability and accuracy.

Q: Q: Is the chrome lining on the inside of the barrel compatible with all types of ammunition?

A: Yes, the chrome lining on the inside of the Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel ensures compatibility with various types of ammunition, enhancing reliability and extending the barrel's lifespan.

Q: Does this barrel require any special tools for installation?

A: Installing the Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel requires basic armorer tools and knowledge. It is recommended to consult a professional or reference the manufacturer's instructions for proper installation.

Q: Is this barrel suitable for long-range shooting?

A: The Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel is primarily designed for short-barreled builds and close-quarters applications. While it offers excellent accuracy within its intended range, longer barrels are typically preferred for extended long-range shooting.

Upgrade Your AR Build Today!

Are you ready to take your AR build to the next level? The Daniel Defense 12.5" Gov't Profile Barrel is the perfect choice for enthusiasts and professionals alike. With its military-grade construction, superior materials, M4 feedramps and meticulous craftsmanship, this barrel ensures durability, accuracy, and reliability with every shot. Don't settle for less when it comes to your AR-15. Experience the excellence of Daniel Defense and elevate your shooting performance.


More Information
Caliber 5.56mm NATO
Barrel Length 12.5"
Manuf. Process Cold Hammer Forged
Twist Rate 1:7
Muzzle Thread 1⁄2×28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)
Material 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium (CMV) carbon steel
Outside Finish Mil-Spec Heavy Phosphate
Inside Finish Chrome
Gas Block DD low profile gas block, pinned to the barrel
Gas System Carbine Length
Diameter At Gas Port   .750″
Barrel Extension M4
Barrel Profile Government
Weight 1.48 lb
Manufacturer Daniel Defense

Daniel Defense part: 07-077-07208

Made in USA - for sale only in USA