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AR Barrels?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Smeh, Jul 13, 2009.

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  1. Smeh

    Smeh Member

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    Just wondering if there's anything wrong with chrome moly AR barrels. I know they cost less than stainless or chrome lined barrels. Does chrome moly wear out faster? Is it less accurate for some reason? Just wondering.
     
  2. R.W.Dale

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    chrome moly is more accurate than chrome lined slightly less than stainless. ON AVERAGE

    Yes they wear faster but it's more a matter of wearing your ar bbl out after 10,000rds vs 17,000

    In other words not an issue for 99.992% of us especially considering that's likely over $4000 worth of ammo just to wear out a moly barrel
     
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