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Unread 12-21-2006, 06:29 PM
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What is the best barrel length for this? Hunting and using 120 or 140 grain bullets
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Unread 12-22-2006, 12:58 AM
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Re: 6.5-284

For a sporter weight rifle I would go with a 24-26" barrel length.

For a heavy rifle 26-28 is plenty for this chambering. Nothing wrong with 30" of barrel but not needed to be honest.

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