Originally Posted By AR-15_Newbie-guy: getting my first ar-15, it is a new bushmaster and has the chrome lined barrel. what is the best way to break in the barrel?
Just Shoot It!
Seriously! This topic has been covered before numerous times in this forum and in the Maintenance & Cleaning forum. Its also covered in the FAQ on Bushmaster's website. All agree - just go out and shoot the rifle - no 'break in' is required other than firing a couple of hundred rounds before the first cleaning.
Yeah I asked the same thing awhile back! Bushmaster told me 200-300rds Cleaning will slow down the process! I think the Bushy barrel can handle it without a cleaning! but be sure to clean it like the Manual says after your 200-300rds!