Custom Barrels

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by A_Baker, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. A_Baker

    A_Baker Member

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    What after market barrel is preferable on a long range rig. Every after market barrel maker makes there product sound good,but which one is a consistent good?
     
  2. TheReeper

    TheReeper Well-Known Member

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    I would choose between Bartlein, Kreiger or Lilja. IMO, I would go with the Bartlein. They are making some awesome barrels.
     

  3. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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    Krieger is who I use on my competition rifles and on my sporters. There is a reason why they have long lead times but if you are lucky someone might have what you need in stock..
     
  4. tillroot1

    tillroot1 Well-Known Member

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    I agree with both comments from above, but would add that I started using Rock barrels and I am VERY impressed with thier 5r barrels as well. Ron Tilley
     
  5. dirtball

    dirtball Well-Known Member

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    I currently have two Shilen's, a PacNor, and a Krieger, they all shoot better than I do. But my next one will be another Krieger.
    JMHO
    Dave
     
  6. Ernie

    Ernie SPONSOR

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    I would pick Krieger as my top.
    Make that choice because of several smith's I know and their experiences and dealing with other makers.
    I have used Broughton, Lawton, Shilen, Douglas, and a new barrel maker with an old name McGowen with good success.