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Posted: 6/19/2003 11:10:50 AM EDT
This has been bugging me for a long time, and I'm sure you guys will explain it in a way I can understand


Link Posted: 6/19/2003 11:29:59 AM EDT
As I understand it, the thicker barrel allows for a stiffer barrel. With less "whip" as the bullet travels down the barrel, it's a bit more stable.

And if you don't like this version, I'll give you another one.
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 11:49:13 AM EDT
It's not necessarily that a heavier barrel is more accurate, it's more consistent. Things like heat and barrel whip will play less of a role with a heavier barrel. The other reason a heavier barrel is preferred is because you get a more stable shooting platform.
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 12:10:26 PM EDT
And here I thought bull barrels served as night sticks for braining perpetrators.
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 12:47:10 PM EDT

Link Posted: 6/19/2003 5:51:29 PM EDT
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