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Old 02-18-2010, 04:53 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by skamins1 View Post
Just picked up my Marlin 925 in .22lr, planning on taking it shooting tomorrow. This is my first rifle, so I have a quick question. Do I need to break in the barrel? If so can someone point me in the direction where I could find that process? Thanks to all of ya.
Even heard that 22 barrel will basically never wear out....
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:46 PM   #12
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at an indoor range that is only 25 yards long? Or am I more or less trying to see which ammo it'll eat better and have less inconsistencies with?
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Old 02-19-2010, 07:36 PM   #13
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I like to break in barrels of new .22s with copper wash stuff. I put 500 rds. through a new barrel. Stuff like the Federal bulk stuff is good for this. It helps to burnish the bore and smooth things. Then I start looking at different ammo to see what it likes. Federal 711B shoots well in just about everything.
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