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MrHorse 10-31-2007 04:30 PM

Barrel Weight
 
If I wanted to create my own barrel, would it be more advantageous to go with a lighter material or a heavier material for it? How does the barrel weight affect the shooting? Thanks

matt g 10-31-2007 09:26 PM

What sort of machining experience and equipment do you have? It isn't as easy as you might think.

stalkingbear 11-01-2007 05:07 PM

barrel
 
I'm assuming that you will be buying a barrel blank and machining it to fit. Heavier involves less work as you don't have to turn to contour on lathe.


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