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Posted: 10/18/2004 8:16:52 PM EDT
Hello,

I'm getting ready to build another gun & was wondering if anybody is doing a chrome lined 6.8mm in either 16" or 18", standard or middy?? All replies & advice is greatly appreciated!

Robert
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 8:20:00 PM EDT
I have been looking for a non chrome lined.

I dont see many rounds going through it and most rifle barrels arent chrome lined. So I dont see much of a need here.
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 8:30:04 PM EDT
I thought JTAC had chrome-lined 6.8 barrels?

6.8SPC velocities are much slower than standard 556, so barrels ought to last longer
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 8:38:12 PM EDT
When I finally get my 6.8 I hope the barrels are chromed. I don't want to deal with rust, corrosion or the like, I prefer the longevity of chrome, and the lack of a break in procedure.
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 8:43:04 PM EDT
After shooting $4000 worth of ammo, you can't afford another $300 barrel??
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 8:43:17 PM EDT
I'm planning to go 20" stainless steel for my 6.8. I hope to have my new upper ordered within the next week, or so...
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 9:08:05 PM EDT
BTW, Paul over at Bravo Company USA is selling 16" and 20" chrome-lined 6.8SPC uppers:

Please click on me
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 10:12:03 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/18/2004 10:12:36 PM EDT by Tac2cal]

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
When I finally get my 6.8 I hope the barrels are chromed. I don't want to deal with rust, corrosion or the like, I prefer the longevity of chrome, and the lack of a break in procedure.



My reasoning exactly! My PSS & LTR aren't chrome lined but they never get the round counts that my AR's do. Also they are a heck of a lot easier to clean!

Robert
Link Posted: 10/18/2004 10:17:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Zak-Smith:
After shooting $4000 worth of ammo, you can't afford another $300 barrel??



I don't want to screw around changing barrels and rezeroing. I also wouldn't want to work up a great handload just in time to have the throat go kaput on me.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 6:06:52 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
When I finally get my 6.8 I hope the barrels are chromed. I don't want to deal with rust, corrosion or the like, I prefer the longevity of chrome, and the lack of a break in procedure.



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