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Old 09-22-2010, 05:09 PM
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Recessed Crown?

Is there any downside to a deeply recessed crown?

I am kicking around a rough use, lightweight hunting rifle good for maybe 500 yards only and would like to put a crown on the barrel that protects against damage as much as reasonable.
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Old 09-22-2010, 06:49 PM
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Re: Recessed Crown?

There's nothing wrong with having a deep crown. The biggest thing is making sure it is cut concentric to the bore. I wouldn't go so deep that you can't clean it though.
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:20 PM
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Re: Recessed Crown?

What is a reasonable c'bore depth for a protective recessed crown that will still look good?
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:48 AM
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Re: Recessed Crown?

I normally run a recessed crown .030" deep. I would think doubling that would be more than sufficient and still look acceptable.
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