collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: 300 Win Barrel Length Recomendations  (Read 1365 times)

Offline Karl Blanchard

  • Trade Count: (+22)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Aug 2008
  • Posts: 10140
  • Location: Selah, WA
  • Jonathan_S hunting apparel prostaff
  • Groups: Sitka Gear Fan Boy for LIFE
Re: 300 Win Barrel Length Recomendations
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2024, 10:59:46 AM »
Are you putting a suppressor on it?  My 26" 300WM is stupid-long supressed.
he stated no suppressor.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn these men.  Rather, we should thank god that such men lived.  -General George S. Patton

Aaron's Profile:  http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php?action=profile;u=2875
Aaron's Posts:  http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php?action=profile;area=showposts;u=2875
Aaron's Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/aaron.blanchard.94

Offline chukarchaser

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 375
Re: 300 Win Barrel Length Recomendations
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2024, 03:19:44 PM »
Thanks for all the responses.  I am going to go with a 24" standard weight ,  Does nayone have thoughts on Douglas Premium barrels?

Offline b23

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 3191
  • Location: Spokane Wa.
Re: 300 Win Barrel Length Recomendations
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2024, 04:27:34 PM »
Thanks for all the responses.  I am going to go with a 24" standard weight ,  Does anyone have thoughts on Douglas Premium barrels?

My dad had an old guy in the Dalles Oregon that built him numerous rifles from the mid 60's to the early 80's and Douglas Premium barrels was pretty much all that smith used on his builds and they all seemed to shoot very well.  I believe their barrels cost a little less than many of the other barrels out there like Bartlien, Krieger, Hart, etc. so they could save you some money over some of the others.  Douglas barrels aren't very popular out here in the western US but they're used considerably more in the eastern part of the country.

It's my own personal thing but I always have an issue with any barrel maker that sells different "grades" of barrels.  Shilen has different grades too and I have a Shilen on my 6.5-284 that shoots great but even though I've never been burned by it I'm just not a big fan of barrel companies that sell different barrel grades.

There's a barrel company here in Spokane that many aren't even aware of that makes a really good cut rifling barrel at a very competitive price you may want to take a look at by the name of ACE Barrels.  I was at their shop a few months ago and they seemed like nice folks.  I have one of their 6.5 barrels I'll be using for a 6.5PRC build.  You can buy from them direct or go through one of their dealers.  Unknown Munitions and Red Hawk Rifles usually have a pretty good inventory of ACE barrels on hand.

https://www.acebarrels.com/

https://www.unknownmunitions.com/product/ace-barrels/

https://redhawkrifles.com/barrels/#/filter:brand:AceBarrels$2520Co




Offline chukarchaser

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 375
Re: 300 Win Barrel Length Recomendations
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2024, 06:01:34 PM »
Thank you b23

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Washington state record blacktail by blackveltbowhunter
[Today at 10:09:52 AM]


Arizona by WAcoueshunter
[Today at 10:03:41 AM]


Area 11 Opener Next Week? by cavemann
[Today at 10:03:37 AM]


Lingcod Area 10 Advice by Gentrys
[Today at 09:59:29 AM]


WestPort Jetty Advice Please by Gentrys
[Today at 09:54:59 AM]


Oregon Seed numbers 2024 by bigfish51
[Today at 09:45:33 AM]


2024 Special Permit Draw Results by Shooter4
[Today at 09:21:47 AM]


Bearpaw Season - Spring 2024 by bearpaw
[Today at 09:15:44 AM]


Help- stuck action screw by JDHasty
[Today at 09:08:24 AM]


Panhandle north Idaho elk by Shooter4
[Today at 08:50:45 AM]


MA10 launches by Parasite
[Yesterday at 11:37:33 PM]


Muzzle loader elk by Rainier10
[Yesterday at 11:12:01 PM]


Everett Boat Launch by Shrimper
[Yesterday at 10:32:44 PM]


HUNTNNW's 2024 trail cam pics by huntnnw
[Yesterday at 10:01:00 PM]

SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2024, SimplePortal