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11/22/2017 10:05:29 PM
Posted: 10/19/2004 2:06:23 PM EST
anyone know if the 24in barrel is worth the extra cash. it will be for 100-300yd shooting
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:09:12 PM EST
24" is a waste of money....since you dont gain that much FPS. Plus you'll have to lug it around.

Bigant
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:26:45 PM EST
i cant find any fps info on the two barrels
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 10:01:13 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/21/2004 10:02:37 AM EST by FB41]

Originally Posted By Bigant:
24" is a waste of money....since you dont gain that much FPS. Plus you'll have to lug it around.

Bigant



Gotta agree with ya... I shoot my 16 at 300 yards routinely and don't see any difference in the accuracy between it and a buddy's 24, but the chrono shows his getting about 250-300 fps more velocity. I don't think the hogs I've killed with mine cared that my rounds were slower.
One of the reasons I switched from a standard length Winchester M-70 to a Remington M-7 was length; the extra inches in barrel length catch on every damn thing in the woods! Same thing would apply to the Beowulf- the extra 8" ain't worth the price or aggravation.
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