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Posted: 10/22/2003 10:49:42 AM EDT
I'm getting ready to finally upgrade my 10/22. I have decided to buy a Green Mountain barrel, as per Jim Dandy's advice, but I'm not sure whether I should buy the bull barrel 20", or go with the tapered Boar barrel style that they sell, in I think 24". It seems pretty long, but they describe it as a hunting barrel, maximizing the .22lr.

I want first and for most accuracy, followed by accuracy. I do like compactness, but would go for the longer barrel if I would get the same accuracy, along with more velocity. Opinions?
Thanks,
guns762
Link Posted: 10/23/2003 1:42:44 PM EDT
I would go with the longer barrel. 24" seems a bit excessive for what you are looking for
Link Posted: 10/23/2003 3:31:55 PM EDT
.22lr reaches max velocity at 16".
Check this thread from RFC; Optimum barrel length?
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