Originally Posted by šlg
Derek, so do you think Walthers are accuracy wise as good or worse than "softer" steel barrels??
Accuracy wise, they are equal in general. Of course, this all depends on the exact calibers as well, but given a caliber, say, .308, the Walther barrel, if chambered, cut, crowned correctly, taking into consideration their unique metallurgy, will outlast the softer steel bbls made in America. The throat will maintain its rigidity longer, it is less susceptible to wear and throat erosion. It is just a difference in philosphy by the bbl makers.
I know a few guys that have 6.5s, 30 cals, etc. with Walther barrels and opine that they are the best they've ever owned. They have about 20-30 years of experience, but it is all subjective.