17HMR barrels help?

Discussion in '.22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion' started by squirrelyman19, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. squirrelyman19

    squirrelyman19 New Member

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    I just got an older Savage 93R17 .17 HMR .. can i change out the barrel for a Heavy barrel..and maybe a diferent stock(has synthetic) .. or can
    i know they make the new ones w/ a heavy barrel . but i cant find any info on the older models like this one..
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  2. squirrelyman19

    squirrelyman19 New Member

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  3. stalkingbear

    stalkingbear Well-Known Member

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    It would be possible to order a barrel blank and fit it to your rifle pretty easy BUT it would be a gunsmith deal-I doubt the factory would want to sell just a barrel instead of a whole other rifle.
     
  4. opaww

    opaww New Member

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    To rebarrel a 17HMR may end up costing you more then buying a new rig off the shelf.
     
  5. squirrelyman19

    squirrelyman19 New Member

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    well i decided to not change barrels ... i kinda like it thte way it is... after shooting my dads hm2 w/ a heavy barrel I like how light mine is now.... and hey i dont need a speacial barrel to make me shoot good