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300 WSM Barrel life?

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Unread 01-10-2011, 07:56 PM
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300 WSM Barrel life?

I've heard widely conflicting opinions regarding this exact topic. Some people have said 800-1000 rounds while others have said 2,000 rounds and one even said 4,000 rounds through a 300 WSM!

So, what are your thoughts? Have any of you shot out a 300 WSM barrel? If so, how many rounds did you get out of it?
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Unread 01-10-2011, 08:44 PM
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Re: 300 WSM Barrel life?

It can depend a lot on how you treat your barel, but I would put the barrel life around 1600-1800 rounds. 800 is quite low I think, and 4000 is quite high.
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