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Who makes the best Contender barrels?

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Unread 07-03-2011, 03:30 PM
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Who makes the best Contender barrels?

I want to get a G2 Contender, and I want a 6.5 Grendel barrel for it. There are so many people who do contender barrels, I would like the advise of someone who has been down this road before. Thank you in advance for your input.
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    Re: Who makes the best Contender barrels?

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    I want to get a G2 Contender, and I want a 6.5 Grendel barrel for it. There are so many people who do contender barrels, I would like the advise of someone who has been down this road before. Thank you in advance for your input.
    I like the Bullberry barrels built off Wilson blanks. They offer a lot of options, and there's nothing wrong with a Wilson blank
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    Re: Who makes the best Contender barrels?

    +1 on Bullberry. You won't be disappointed.
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    Re: Who makes the best Contender barrels?

    I have shot a few very accurate barrels from mgm(matchgrademachine). They have great customer service and keep a bunch of barrels instock. Or they can build it to your specs...
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    Unread 07-05-2011, 12:06 PM
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    Re: Who makes the best Contender barrels?

    Thanks guys. I guess, you can't do a Grendel in a Contender however. So I'll just get an AR.
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    Re: Who makes the best Contender barrels?

    No the Grendel is too much for the Contender frame but works in the Encore. I have a 14" 30-30AI Shilen SS barrel for my Contender that I got from MGM (Match Grade Machines) that is wonderful. Price was about the same as a factory TC blue barrel. I get 2650 fps with 125 Nosler ballistic tips and under 1" at 100 yards all day long. It hammers deer. I killed 4 deer with it this past season.
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    Re: Who makes the best Contender barrels?

    If you check the Bullberry site, they make several 6.5mm rounds that work in a G2 frame. 6.5 Bullberry,Bullberry Improved,and 6.5mm Match.
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