barrel life on 300 ultra


Active Member
Mar 16, 2003
Gainesville, FL
How many rounds of reloads do you think I can put through this? And how can you tell when its worn, just when accuracy goes to hell?


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Mar 12, 2003
Schofield, WI.
Smoak, I'd say you could expect no more than 700rds, your throat will go first, there's alot of powder to be burnt in that big case, but you still may get 'alright' accuracy, And your velocity will probably drop about 100-200fps after that many rounds. You could take it to a gunsmith and have him put a borescope in the barrel and check your throat for wear. Jay

[ 03-28-2003: Message edited by: Jay Gorski ]

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