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Bartlein Barrel - SS, 6mm, B#9 Heavy Varmint, 7.5 twist, 29'' blank, 5R

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Bartlein Barrel - SS, 6mm, B#9 Heavy Varmint, 7.5 twist, 29'' blank, 5R

Bartlein Barrel - SS, 6mm, B#9 Heavy Varmint, 7.5 twist, 29'' blank, 5R

When it comes to precision shooting, the choice of barrel can significantly impact your performance. Bartlein Barrels offers the SS, 6mm, B#9 Heavy Varmint barrel with a 7.5 twist and a 29'' blank in a 5R rifling configuration. In this guide, we'll explore several key aspects related to barrel contours, the advantages of single point cut rifling, and considerations for suppressor usage.

Do Contours Affect Barrel Weight and Performance?

Yes, barrel contours do influence both weight and shooting performance. A heavier contour barrel can offer better stability and reduced wandering of shots when the barrel gets hot. However, it's essential to note that Bartlein Barrels' single point cut rifling process minimizes stress in the barrel blank, making contour selection less critical compared to button-made barrels.

How Does Contour Affect Shooting?

Contour weight does impact shooting performance. Heavier barrels provide shooters with increased stability, helping manage recoil and reducing fatigue. This enables shooters to fire more rounds over extended periods comfortably. Nevertheless, lighter weight contours can still perform exceptionally well, and individual preferences play a significant role in choosing the right contour.

Should Suppressors Be Used with Any Barrel Contour?

No, suppressors should be chosen carefully based on the barrel contour. When using a suppressor on a heavier barrel, it often results in improved shooting performance. The added weight of the suppressor affects the barrel's harmonic vibrations positively. For optimal results, it is recommended not to use a suppressor on anything smaller than a medium palma contour.

Advantages of Single Point Cut Rifling

Bartlein Barrels' single point cut rifling process offers significant advantages over button rifling. With button rifling, especially on lighter weight contours, there's a greater risk of introducing excessive stress into the barrel blank, which can negatively affect bore sizes. This is not an issue with single point cut rifling, ensuring consistent and precise bore dimensions. Additionally, threading the muzzle for accessories like muzzle brakes or suppressors is more reliable with single point cut rifling, preventing bore size issues and maintaining accuracy at the muzzle's crown edge.

Experience unmatched precision and performance with the Bartlein Barrel - SS, 6mm, B#9 Heavy Varmint. Whether you're a competitive shooter or a dedicated marksman, the right barrel choice can make all the difference in your shooting experience.

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Additional Information

Caliber / Bore Size:
B#9 Heavy Varmint
29in Blank
Stainless Steel
Twist Rate:
1 in 07.50in
Groove Type:
# Grooves:
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