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Old 09-15-2013, 07:13 PM
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mcgowan vs pac nor barrels

Looking for a Remington prefit and was wondering which one of these barrels or any others has the best quality?!?!
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Old 09-15-2013, 11:14 PM
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Re: mcgowan vs pac nor barrels

Can't speak for PAC nor but I've been impressed with my McGowan. My pre fit was at my door in 5 days from order and will just just about any load I throw through it under 3/4 moa
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Old 09-16-2013, 08:16 AM
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Re: mcgowan vs pac nor barrels

I have been very happy with McGowen barrels.

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Old 09-16-2013, 10:48 AM
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Re: mcgowan vs pac nor barrels

I guess a more important question would be how much difference is this going to be from a factory sps varmint barrel?!? I haven't bought one yet so don't know there out of the box accuracy but wanted to know if one of these barrels would improve that? Plan on putting it in a manners mini chassis!
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Old 09-16-2013, 12:02 PM
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Re: mcgowan vs pac nor barrels

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I guess a more important question would be how much difference is this going to be from a factory sps varmint barrel?!? I haven't bought one yet so don't know there out of the box accuracy but wanted to know if one of these barrels would improve that? Plan on putting it in a manners mini chassis!
It all depends on which McGowen profile that you opt for. I have a drop-in on order right now (there is currently a 12-week backlog) that is a 32" #8 heavy target (1" at muz) profile,

Glad to see the thumbs-up ratings for McGowen!

P.S. - If you mean't that you are planning to match the factory barrel's contour, then I don't know.
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Old 09-16-2013, 12:33 PM
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Re: mcgowan vs pac nor barrels

I've had several PAC-Nor bbls over the years and all have shot great. I wouldn't hesitate to purchase one.
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Old 09-16-2013, 12:42 PM
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Re: mcgowan vs pac nor barrels

I have worked on a lot of Mcgowen barrels. I have seen them come in the wrong contour, not threaded correctly, bore vary in size a lot from one end of the barrel to the other and between same caliber barrels. I have used a few pacnors that were good. My favorite barrel company is Brux.
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