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Unread 05-09-2012, 01:35 PM
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Contour?

I'm in the wait time for a 338 LM build on a R700 action for hunting. We've settled on a 28" Broughton with 9.3 twist but no discussion on contour yet. Weight is a concern and I'm wondering how heavy the barrel needs to be?

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Jack
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    Re: Contour?

    At that length, #5 is the smallest I would ever consider.
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    Re: Contour?

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    At that length, #5 is the smallest I would ever consider.
    +1 I went with #6 counture with a 26" barrel on my 7mag, it weighs 13# now. I Don't pack it much when I go hunting now because of that. So yea #5
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    Re: Contour?

    Thanks! Does fluting change your opinion?
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