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Old 02-08-2011, 06:13 PM
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Question for the smiths, what barrel manufacterer?

Lilja, Krieger, Shilen, McGowen, Douglas, other? Who do you prefer and why?
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Old 02-08-2011, 07:14 PM
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Re: Question for the smiths, what barrel manufacterer?

Brux, generally they clean easy shoot great. usually have straighter bores than others I've used.
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Old 02-08-2011, 07:27 PM
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Re: Question for the smiths, what barrel manufacterer?

You have only mentioned a few. They all machine the same. some people like Fords others like chevrolet. I wish there was a hands down winner but there isn't.
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Re: Question for the smiths, what barrel manufacterer?

For top of the line barrels, Brux. If you are looking for cheaper one then mcgowen
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Re: Question for the smiths, what barrel manufacterer?

My first choice is always Kreiger..............My second choice would be Kreiger and my third choice would be Kreiger............But once or twice I've used a PacNor.........I've never had a bad Kreiger or PacNor..........I can not say that about many other brands I've tried.
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Re: Question for the smiths, what barrel manufacterer?

My favorite are Lilja,Kriegor, Brux for precision rifle builds. some of the other brands are to hit and miss between good barrels and dont step up to the plate when they send you a bad one.
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Re: Question for the smiths, what barrel manufacterer?

Pac Nor makes a great barrel. Ive used probably 40 this last year with out a bad one. Ive used a lot of Lilja barrels, Dan knows his stuff.
Depends on what you are building and how long you want to wait.
Pac Nor fastest for a custom caliber not in stock and reasonable $
Lilja, Kreiger, etc plan on 10 weeks at least
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