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270 WBY Mag to ?

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Unread 09-12-2011, 12:31 AM
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Re: 270 WBY Mag to ?

Would it be a barrel burner?
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Re: 270 WBY Mag to ?

Originally Posted by C.O. Shooter View Post
Would it be a barrel burner?
No more so than other over bore cartridges... like the .264 Win Mag and 6.5x300 RSAUM {wildcat}... Keep it clean, don't shoot it so hard it over heats the barrel and use proper components and power; it should last quite awhile. Its not really burning up the barrel, it's eroding the throat, deteriorate it just a head of the free bore where the lands and grooves start.
If your going to shoot it a little hard and you think you might erode the throat... put an extra inch on the barrel length, that way you can set the barrel back a few times if the throat starts to go south on you.
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