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Anybody shoot a barrel 30" or longer?

 
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Old 04-06-2006, 09:00 PM
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Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

What cartridge?
Can you shoot it without earplugs?
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Old 04-06-2006, 10:01 PM
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Re: Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

Yep 30 in 7mm STW, and NO I cant shoot it without ear plugs.

When hunting I do shoot it without ear plugs but when working up a load, target shooting, or plinking always wear hearing protection.
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Old 04-07-2006, 07:35 AM
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Re: Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

Yep, 2 of them.

No, I ALWAYS wear ear protection, even when hunting.
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Old 04-07-2006, 10:44 AM
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Re: Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

32 inch, .308 Win., always with ear plugs. I can't discern the sound difference between one of these and a 22 inch barrel.
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Old 04-07-2006, 01:52 PM
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Re: Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

Have and use several 30" and longer barrels. As stated you sould ALWAYS use hearing protection while doing bench work and its not a bad idea to do so while hunting but in many situations this is not practical.

I personally do not use protection while hunting, not even with my high intensity single shot handguns or braked rifles. Good motivation to make that first shot count!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

If my hearing is to good, I would be able to hear all my customers asking when their rifles will be ready!!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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