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Old 01-09-2006, 08:34 AM
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270 Barrel Length Question?

What is the shortest barrel length that I could go with for a 270 winchester. I am looking to build a fairly compact rifle. I was going to have a sendero barrel cut down. Is this possible?
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Old 01-10-2006, 12:29 PM
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Re: 270 Barrel Length Question?

I have a 14 inch barrel on my 7mm TCU. which is a 7mm shooting 130 grain bullets on top of fire formed 223 cases.

You can get over 2000 fps. It's pretty accurate with a scope and a bypod and classified as a pistol. You could probably get a TC in 270 win and have a real hand cannon.

The whole idea of short barrel rifles goes against my grain.
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Old 01-15-2006, 12:29 PM
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Re: 270 Barrel Length Question?

If I wanted a 'short' 270, I believe that I would use a 260 or 7-08. I thonk that if uou shorten a 270, much below 22" all you'll have is muzzle blast and nothing over the '08 based cartridges. capt david [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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