what barrel length would you choose for a .300win mag.?

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  1. das_napeth

    das_napeth
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    So I am building a Savage 110. I am slightly stuck on what length barrel I want. I was leaning towards 30-31" since Savage Model 12 Palma's run a 30" from the factory. There is a guy that went with a 24" with good results for him. So for a range of 28"-31" barrel length (no other options to vote for) what would your preference be for a "Target/bench rifle"? no hunting involved
     
  2. the4thshake

    the4thshake
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    With the amount of powder you have to burn, I would go with a minimum of a 26" barrel.
     
  3. FlyFish59

    FlyFish59
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    Agree with "the4thshake" that a 26" barrel should be the minimum. That's the length of my .300WM.
     
  4. i8asquirrel

    i8asquirrel
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