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Old 09-29-2013, 09:32 PM
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Re: how long do I need to let a barrel cool in between shots for a

for max barrel life how long would you wait between shots on say a rifle like a 338 lm or cheytac based case ?
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for max barrel life how long would you wait between shots on say a rifle like a 338 lm or cheytac based case ?
max barrel temp.

Take a look at Kevin Thomas' post.

Take it for what it's worth.

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Re: how long do I need to let a barrel cool in between shots for a

I typically just sight in like normal. Pretty much everything I shoot will shoot in the same spot from the 1st round to the 5th round. No difference.

But I like go out 5 days in a row and shoot one round at 300 yards. I use the same Shoot-N-C target, for all five shots to see where I am at.
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But I like go out 5 days in a row and shoot one round at 300 yards. I use the same Shoot-N-C target, for all five shots to see where I am at.
That right there is where you will see the difference....environmental changes. I actually like to try and guess what the change will be based on what my weather station and Shooter app tells me. BUT.....I zero all of my rifles at 300, not 100 yards, so the difference will be greater. My 100 yard zeros don't usually change that much.
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But I like go out 5 days in a row and shoot one round at 300 yards. I use the same Shoot-N-C target, for all five shots to see where I am at.
That right there is where you will see the difference....environmental changes. I actually like to try and guess what the change will be based on what my weather station and Shooter app tells me. BUT.....I zero all of my rifles at 300, not 100 yards, so the difference will be greater. My 100 yard zeros don't usually change that much.
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Old 09-30-2013, 10:05 PM
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Re: how long do I need to let a barrel cool in between shots for a

Thanks for the information guys wanted to check and see if what I have been doing is right
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Re: how long do I need to let a barrel cool in between shots for a

It all depends on environmental conditions. It might take 2 minutes or it might take 20. Get on eof these and shoot in the shade or morning or evening when the sun isn't beating down on your barrel.

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