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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 11/18/2001 8:04:52 PM EDT
Do chromed lined barrels need to be broken in like steel barrels? Or can you just clean them up and go to the range and blast away?
Link Posted: 11/18/2001 8:09:25 PM EDT
Neither barrel has to be broken in.

Benchrest shooters break their $500 barrels in on their $2000 rifles to try to get that last 1/16" of an inch out of them. The benchrest shooters I know would sell their right nut for another 1/8" of an inch .

You've got it right. Give the barrel a good cleaning, lubricate the rifle and have at it.
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