Originally Posted By SevenSixtyTwo:
I would favor the 26 bull barrel for bench rest or shooting on a bipod, but not as a carry gun while hunting or personal defense. A 26" bull barrel adds some serious weight to an already heavy gun to begin with. Do a comparison on the bullet velocity difference and see what change in drop there is for whatever distance you are shooting.
Yeah, mine is 16+ lb. with a full mag - nothing to tote around the wudz, but fine for punching paper.