Benchmark barrels

cornstalker

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Anyone have experience with these?


Edit: I found some two to four year old info on here that was encouraging. I wonder if there are more current reviews available.
 
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trailside22

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Great barrels! I would place them up their with any of the top tier barrel makers. Shooting partner has a 7mmWSM with 1300+ through the barrel. It still shoot 1/2 MOA to 800 yards (have not shot it further). You will not be disappointed.
 

runshort

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We put together a .280 Rem. a couple years ago and used a Benchmark 24" #5 contour 1/9 twist. With handloads it will group in the .5 .6 The rifle shoots great and would not hesitate to use one again.
 

Tikka Lover

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I have one in a 7 WSM that Kevin Rayhill put together for me last spring and it shoots great. Fall of 2009 Mule deer buck - 1024 yards Mule deer doe - 850 yards and cow elk - 810 yards. Shot some paper one time at 300 yards and could cover the 5 shot group with a nickel. No complaints and it cleans real easy too.
 

nddodd

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I have one in a 7 WSM that Kevin Rayhill put together for me last spring and it shoots great. Fall of 2009 Mule deer buck - 1024 yards Mule deer doe - 850 yards and cow elk - 810 yards. Shot some paper one time at 300 yards and could cover the 5 shot group with a nickel. No complaints and it cleans real easy too.


Wow that sounds awesome. I believe I made a comment on your gun in the gun photos section, i was bragging on how it looked and asking about accuracy. I have a edge coming to me with a benchmark barrel you talking about the accuracy of your gun has really got me pumped now.

The benchmark barrels are sounding better and better.


-Nathan
 

NWdan

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Ernie I was curious if you are having Benchmark do the chambering for you? I live about 30 miles north of their shop and stopped in a few weeks ago to talk to them about a project and they seemed like good guys. I think they are turning out some really good barrels.
 

KQguy

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I have a 27" benchmark on a savge,chambered in a 7mmWSM,that Kevin Rayhill built for me.It's a shooter!I have 1300rds. down the barrel,and it will still shoot 1/2moa 900+ yards.When this barrel is eventually burned out,I will definately be putting another one on.
 

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