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Unread 09-28-2012, 05:33 PM
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Re: clean barrel...bad accuracy

If you're new to the game and shooting sub Minute at 400yds, you're doing nicely already.

As a rule, and I know many others disagree heavily with this, but if a barrel is shooting well for me, I don't touch the inside of it. Shoot the piss out of it until accuracy falls off, then scrub it down and start all over.

A very wise man once said, "Barrels are a lot like p*ssy, in that guys flatter themselves in thinking they can hurt one."

Have fun and shoot a lot!
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    Re: clean barrel...bad accuracy

    Took 25 rounds n accuracy is back...2.7 inch group at 500... I love that rule of thumb lol
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    Re: clean barrel...bad accuracy

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    Thought the copper would damage barrel


    I'm new to.the game
    Actually , the copper protects the barrel but it effects the accuracy and consistency.
    The factory always leaves the copper in the barrels after test firing to prevent
    rusting in shipping and storage.

    Someone said shoot until accuracy falls off and then clean and "Start all over". if your rifle is
    shooting just over a half minute fouled it can do better cleaned up and with the right load.

    With a clean barrel you dont have to start all over and shoot lots of rounds to get accuracy back
    It will shoot it's best for the first 4 to 6 rounds.

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    Took 25 rounds n accuracy is back...2.7 inch group at 500... I love that rule of thumb lol
    Way to Go!

    Glad to hear you're up and runnin again.
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    If you're new to the game and shooting sub Minute at 400yds, you're doing nicely already.

    As a rule, and I know many others disagree heavily with this, but if a barrel is shooting well for me, I don't touch the inside of it. Shoot the piss out of it until accuracy falls off, then scrub it down and start all over.

    A very wise man once said, "Barrels are a lot like p*ssy, in that guys flatter themselves in thinking they can hurt one."

    Have fun and shoot a lot!
    Not sure if the man was wise or in the same predicament as me.... a small caliber member.
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    A very wise man once said, "Barrels are a lot like p*ssy, in that guys flatter themselves in thinking they can hurt one."

    Have fun and shoot a lot!

    LMAO!! Love it, Love it, Love it!
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    ...........It's good to have some brevity once in a while. Life is way too serious.
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