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I forgot to add SP's favorite barrel maker OTT
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Mike surely makes a nice barrel but his finishes (unless it's changed in the last year) are not that great. The stuff I got from him was very rough...like it had been bead blasted w/ a material that was too course. Other than that...his fit was excellent and accuracy was also wonderful.
So far no one has listed the barrel maker that came in on the ground floor of T/C's....... SSK Industries
I have four of JD's barrels and the fit, finish and accuracy are WONDERFUL!
Bullberry...I've had a few and they are good. The only one I've kept is a 15" 6T/CU that is a tackdriver. His fit and accuracy are great but bluing was not the best.
Match Grade Machine (formerly Virgin Valley) made an excellent product. Had a few of them and the quality was on par with SSK. Match Grade Machine
Optics...IMHO...Burris the ONLY way to go in terms of using a handgun scope for LR shooting.