Do any top benchrest shooters use cf barrels?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 2frogeyes, Aug 13, 2018.

  1. 2frogeyes

    2frogeyes Well-Known Member

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    I was just just wondering about this. Do you see many top shooters use cf barrels?
     
  2. Rhovee

    Rhovee Well-Known Member

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    Nope. Some bench rest guys use proof steel barrels. The carbon would heat up to fast for most competitions.
     
  3. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    No because there are not any advantages for the bench rest shooters. Most shoot at the top end of their weight class so their rig can be more stable. Also, bench rest shooters go through barrels a lot quicker than the casual shooter and most steel barrels are half the cost of a quality CF barrel. CF barrels are not any more accurate than a good steel barrel.
     
  4. tbrice23

    tbrice23 Well-Known Member

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    Yep, light gun weight limit is 17 lb, my rig is 16 lb 15 oz.;)
     
  5. Alex Wheeler

    Alex Wheeler Well-Known Member

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    Nope. You would loose.
     
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