Custom Rifle Barrels Summary

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This week's article was on “The Three Types of Custom Rifle Barrels”. In this article it is discussed how custom barrels are made. Most custom rifle makers do not have the resources or equipment to make their own barrels. With the cost of equipment and so few barrels they actually need, which is defiantly not worth cost. With this in mind they rely on the specialist for the production of the barrels. The custom barrels are manufactured by three methods; cut, button and hammer forging. Each method is widely used and does produce quality barrels. The cut method is the oldest method used; it has been around for about 500 years. The cut method simply is cutting groves or rifling in the steel to form the lands and grooves evenly the length of

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