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Bartlein Barrels

Bartlein Barrel - SS, .308 Cal, B# 1.200" Straight, 17 twist, 29'' blank, 4 groove

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Bartlein Barrels: Superior Precision and Performance

Bartlein Barrels: Unmatched Precision and Performance in Firearms

Bartlein Barrels, known for their exceptional quality and accuracy, offer the .308 caliber barrel, a perfect blend of precision engineering and performance. The barrel features a 1.200" straight diameter, 17 twist rate, and a 29'' blank length, making it a top choice for shooting enthusiasts and professionals alike.

Impact of Barrel Contours on Performance

Barrel contours significantly influence the weight and performance of the barrel. Heavier contours, such as those used in Bartlein Barrels, provide better stability and reduce the impact of heat-induced stress, common in button-made barrels. This stability is crucial in maintaining accuracy during prolonged shooting sessions.

Single Point Cut Rifling: The Bartlein Difference

Unlike button rifling, Bartlein Barrels employs single point cut rifling. This technique ensures minimal stress is induced into the barrel blank, enhancing the barrel's durability and accuracy. The importance of contour is thus less critical in Bartlein's precision-crafted barrels compared to button-made barrels.

Choosing the Right Barrel Contour

While heavier barrels can aid in recoil management and reduce shooter fatigue, Bartlein has observed that lighter contours can perform equally well or even better. Selecting the right contour depends on the shooter's specific needs and preferences.

Suppressor Compatibility with Barrel Contours

Not all barrel contours are suitable for suppressor attachment. Bartlein recommends using suppressors with medium palma contours or heavier to maintain optimal harmonic balance and shooting performance.

Benefits of Fluting in Barrels

Fluting not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of a barrel but also offers practical benefits like weight reduction and improved barrel cooling due to increased surface area. However, excessive fluting depth can potentially affect barrel harmonics and accuracy.

Rifling Styles and Their Impact

Bartlein offers various rifling styles, including 4-groove, 5R, and Conventional-5. The choice of rifling style is less about accuracy and more about bullet compatibility and longevity. The 5R rifling, in particular, minimizes bullet deformation and improves flight, making it a preferred choice for many shooters.

For more information on Bartlein Barrels and their advanced rifling technologies, visit our website.

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Additional Information

Caliber / Bore Size:
.308 Cal
B# 1.200" Straight
29in Blank
Stainless Steel
Twist Rate:
1 in 17.00in
Groove Type:
# Grooves:
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