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Is a 24" barrel a waste of time for the 300WSM

 
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Old 01-22-2004, 06:46 AM
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Re: Is a 24" barrel a waste of time for the 300WSM

Not sure is you saw other post about my 300WSM or not..
I have a 24" rock barrel 11 twist. I get 3000 fps with 190 gr bullets.. safely

with the 175's I can reach 3200 easily... but accuracy is at 3000 fps...

I bet with velocities over this you're gonna wear the barrel out alot quicker...

Keep in mind the rock barrel has alot to do with this...
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Old 01-22-2004, 08:11 AM
 
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Re: Is a 24" barrel a waste of time for the 300WSM

Thanks for all your info guys , I was just wanting something that has a little more power than the 308 yet weighs the same.

Why is it that a mike Rock barrel can give higher velocities that say a Lilja or Hart of the same twist ??
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Old 01-22-2004, 08:20 AM
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Re: Is a 24" barrel a waste of time for the 300WSM

The I.D. is a little tighter.. creating more velocity... [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img]
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