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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/28/2005 10:03:36 PM EDT
What is the best barrel material for a Varmint barrel?

Stainless Steel?
Carbon/Moly Steel?
Chrome Lined Carbon/Moly?

or ????
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 10:37:03 PM EDT
I don't own a varmint rifle, but most of the ones I see are stainless.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 10:37:42 PM EDT
My first choice would be stainless. Properly machined the bore will generally be smoother. It will resist erosion a bit better than chrome-moly. Second choice would be chrome-moly and last would be chrome lined.
Link Posted: 9/29/2005 4:33:53 AM EDT
416 Stainless
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