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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 8/26/2003 12:00:04 PM EST
I have seen some warnings about breaking in a new barrel.

My Rock River has a wilson 16" steel (not chrome) barrel. Where can I find information about breaking this barrel in? I didn't find this type of info on the RR website.

Link Posted: 8/26/2003 12:31:05 PM EST
[url=groups.msn.com/TheMarylandAR15ShootersSite/barrelfaq.msnw]Barrel FAQ[/url]
Link Posted: 8/26/2003 12:38:14 PM EST
IMo, prior to firing it the first time you should always clean the barrel good. The RRA SS heavy 1x12 twist barrel I got new was slam full of copper right off the bat. After cleaning, proceed with which ever method of breakin you prefer. I fired and cleaned after each for the first 10, then cleaned after every third shot until 19, then after every 5 till 29. Now I'll clean after every 10 or 20 from now on. Right or wrong, thats how I do it. MM419
Link Posted: 8/26/2003 1:29:29 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/26/2003 1:37:55 PM EST by knightsar]
Clean it before your first time at the range and shoot. This thing is a weapon not a guitar. It's more on how and when you clean them that makes the differance.
Link Posted: 8/26/2003 3:02:42 PM EST
Thanks for the great info... I love AR15.com [}:D]
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