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300 Remington Ultra Magnum ABS Barrel Review By Michael Eichele

 
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Re: 300 Remington Ultra Magnum ABS Barrel Review By Michael Eichele

Did the carbon barrel help you cut weight, and how much, first go around sounded like nightmare , but second was great
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Re: 300 Remington Ultra Magnum ABS Barrel Review By Michael Eichele

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Did the carbon barrel help you cut weight, and how much, first go around sounded like nightmare , but second was great
I dont remember the hard facts. What I do remember is that it was 16# scoped.

Scope was NF NXS 50mm, rings were badger, base was 1 piece steel. With the same profile barrel at 27" it totaled 16#.

After I got it back the new barrel was the same profile yet 28" and I installed a 2 piece base and NF UL rings. The rifle now is around 12# scoped.

So to answer your question semi accurately I saved about 3.5 pounds on the barrel.
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