Chromed lined barrels

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by asahi, Mar 15, 2004.

  1. asahi

    asahi Member

    Feb 27, 2004
    I am looking at a fnh spr a3. It has a chromed line barrel does any body know anyting about chromed lined barrels. Are they good? I hope somebody can give me the skinny on these barrels.
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have a few Ar's with crome lined barrels , they clean realy well , don't seem to foul to bad with alot of so-so ammo run through them. These arn't match guns , very accurate for what they're used for but no target rifle by any means.

    I would think that cromelined barrels would be great idea but I'm not sure how they would be able to keep the bore dementions consistant , I don't have any experiance with the process of crome lining or plating but it is a coating and I would think that it would very in thickness at least .0003 or so which would make it out of spec for most barrel makers , BUT if they started off with a match barrel even with the bore tolerances out that far I'm sure it would still be better than most off the shelf guns.