Anybody shoot a barrel 30" or longer?

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  1. robbor

    robbor Well-Known Member

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    Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

    What cartridge?
    Can you shoot it without earplugs?
     
  2. daveosok

    daveosok Guest

    Re: Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

    Yep 30 in 7mm STW, and NO I cant shoot it without ear plugs.

    When hunting I do shoot it without ear plugs but when working up a load, target shooting, or plinking always wear hearing protection.
     

  3. bailey1474

    bailey1474 <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    Re: Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

    Yep, 2 of them.

    No, I ALWAYS wear ear protection, even when hunting.
     
  4. Bart B

    Bart B Well-Known Member

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    Re: Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

    32 inch, .308 Win., always with ear plugs. I can't discern the sound difference between one of these and a 22 inch barrel.
     
  5. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    Re: Anybody shoot a barrel 30\" or longer?

    Have and use several 30" and longer barrels. As stated you sould ALWAYS use hearing protection while doing bench work and its not a bad idea to do so while hunting but in many situations this is not practical.

    I personally do not use protection while hunting, not even with my high intensity single shot handguns or braked rifles. Good motivation to make that first shot count!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    If my hearing is to good, I would be able to hear all my customers asking when their rifles will be ready!!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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