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Old 08-16-2003, 05:46 PM
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300WSM

Would you please tell me what is the best barrel lenght for 300WSM?
Longer 24-3/8" or 22-7/16" ??
Have anyone try Tikka T3?

Thanks for any coments.
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Old 08-16-2003, 08:36 PM
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Re: 300WSM

i prefer longer barrels in any chambering over short ones.
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Old 08-16-2003, 09:18 PM
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Re: 300WSM

I would go with 28-30 inches if you can handle that length. The WSM's and RUM's need longer barrel lenghts to burn the powder properly.
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Old 09-01-2003, 02:53 AM
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Re: 300WSM

I am shooting 200 grain bullets at around 2900fps out of a 28" Kreiger in my 300WSM, if your really going for that long shot those extra inches can help out! If not a 24" will do fine to a 1000yds!
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Old 09-01-2003, 03:14 AM
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Re: 300WSM

30" Lilja 3 groove is my choice..
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Old 09-01-2003, 05:12 AM
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Re: 300WSM

mbianchini,

That would be the best choice.

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