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Posted: 11/15/2001 3:48:46 AM EDT
Does anyone know the difference between a fluted and a non-fluted barrel?
Link Posted: 11/15/2001 3:55:51 AM EDT
www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?id=67028

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Mike
Link Posted: 11/15/2001 4:40:09 AM EDT
About $50.
Link Posted: 11/15/2001 1:49:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Jander100:
Does anyone know the difference between a fluted and a non-fluted barrel?



In practical terms? Weight reduction, nothing more. Fluting allows you to use a heavier contour barrel and save a little weight, but in real world applications, it has no other significant value. Oh, and the extra cost.

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