26 inch barrel for a 300 wsm ?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by splattermatic, Dec 28, 2006.

  1. splattermatic

    splattermatic Well-Known Member

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    thinking of upgrading my 300wsm's barrel to a better quality barrel, but was wondering if i should go with a 26 inch tube instead of just replacing the 24 incher ??

    is there any benefit to the 2 inches longer in the 300 wsm ?

    i have 2 and the factory wsm shoots great, but this one is a custom job bling bling, and is not going to be a carried far so i was thinking of going to a heavier profile, and longer.

    yeah/nay ??
     
  2. BountyHunter

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    Advantage is about 50-75 fps and more accuracy, easier cleaning.

    BH
     

  3. Ballistic64

    Ballistic64 Well-Known Member

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    I went 27" on my 300 saum and it wouldnt really bother me if it was another inch longer.