? break in new barrel

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by seriousscout, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. seriousscout

    seriousscout Member

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    heard you shoot 10 rounds clean after every round.? how long do you wait to shot after every round. then shoot 2-3 5 rounds clean after every 5 rounds. ? same question thanks for info
     
  2. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    Unless unless you are very fast, the cleaning time will allow the barrel to cool between each shot.

    When you go to 3 shots fired the barrel will heat up and you need to let it cool back to at least
    just warm to the touch.

    5 shots will take a little longer to cool but dont get in a hurry, break in is done to enhance the
    performance and is very important.

    I allways take another rifle to shoot while breaking in a barrel to allow the new barrel time
    enough to cool.

    J E CUSTOM