Re: Is a bull barrel necessary?
Have you considered a 223? The reason I ask is that it will offer the ability to shoot much longer in the heat than the 22-250 and be easier on barrels. There are some great factory load options out there for the 223 for varminting. Hornady has their Steel Match ammo, and Zombie ammo that will make for affordable shooting. Plus there are a ton of other ammo out there that will work well. Black Hills has a ton of load offerings too.
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