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Polygonal Rifling in long gun's?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by NidStyles, Nov 8, 2009.

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  1. NidStyles

    NidStyles Member

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    I was looking for some custom barrel's for a rifle I'm looking to piece together in a few month's and discovered PAC-NOR.com had Polygonal Rifling offered as an option.

    I've used Glock's before, and they weren't bad for a pistol in the accuracy department.

    My question would be is there any info on using this type of barrel in a long gun out to 1000yds and beyond?

    I did a quick google search, and all I could really come up with were link's about not using non-jacketed round's through this type of rifling. It seem's even that is up to some debate.
     
  2. NWCP

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    The polygonal barrel allows for higher velocities and bullet stability by not deforming the bullet yet providing a tighter seal than land and groove. They should outlast land and groove barrels. They will foul more easily with unclad bullets. I don't see why you wouldn't get as good, or perhaps better performance from a polygonal barrel at extreme ranges. All my hunting rifles are land and groove. The only polygonal rifle I own is a HK91 and with iron sights I haven't shot over 200 yards with it. Even at that it performed surprisingly well considering I'm blind in one eye and can't see out of the other. ;)
     
  3. Slamfire

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    Come shoot in one of our Club's matches. Your eyesight is better than the majority of shooters on the firing line. :D:D:D
     
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