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Old 06-05-2011, 03:34 PM
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Barrel contour question

I have 2 custm rifles; Both have Douglas barrels. One is 26" and measures .710 @ the muzzle, and I beleive it is a #5. The other is 28" and measures .830 @ the muzzle (don't know the contour #).
On my 3rd build I want to split the difference in barrel diameter.

My gunsmith uses - Broughton, Kreiger, & Bartlein barrels only, and I'm not sure which contour # Im wanting.

From what I've seen out there, the Rem Sendero factory barrel looks to be in between the two I have. What size is it? A #6 maybe.

I'm thinking something along the lines of around .750.
Note: This will not be a "straight taper" barrel.
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:21 PM
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Re: Barrel contour question

Sendero barrels are 830 at the muzzle as well
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Re: Barrel contour question

The websites of those barrel makers have their contours listed.
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Re: Barrel contour question

McGowen barrels list a light target #6 contour at .750" if that helps at all.
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Re: Barrel contour question

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I have 2 custm rifles; Both have Douglas barrels. One is 26" and measures .710 @ the muzzle, and I beleive it is a #5. The other is 28" and measures .830 @ the muzzle (don't know the contour #).
On my 3rd build I want to split the difference in barrel diameter.

My gunsmith uses - Broughton, Kreiger, & Bartlein barrels only, and I'm not sure which contour # Im wanting.

From what I've seen out there, the Rem Sendero factory barrel looks to be in between the two I have. What size is it? A #6 maybe.

I'm thinking something along the lines of around .750.
Note: This will not be a "straight taper" barrel.
Bartleins bull sporter is .750". I have a Bartlein and really like it........rich
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