Re: Optimum Length (Not what you think)
Originally Posted by tdregs13
I am on the search for an AR-15 varmint/target rifle that I would be shooting out to about ~500yds. I was wondering what the optimum barrel length would be and what contour barrel as well. I know a heavy-contour varmint barrel would be ideal but I'm not going to be sending tons of rounds down range either though.
Optimal barrel length will depend on powder burn rate.
.308 Howa 1500, varmint supreme. 24" .820 barrel, Roedale precision brake.
.223 Howa 1500, varmint supreme, 24" .820 barrel.
RRA 20" predator pursuite, Magpul PRS, ALG trigger,