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#6028682 - 11/13/15 10:16 PM New 6.5 Creedmoors this week
HorizonFirearms Offline
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Registered: 05/05/10
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Really happy with how these 2 guns finished out so I had to post them here.


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#6028684 - 11/13/15 10:19 PM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Loc: Whitney, Tx
Barrel style looks new I like it. When do you think you will be producing your stocks?

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#6028685 - 11/13/15 10:20 PM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Don't know what I think of that flute job...

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#6028691 - 11/13/15 10:27 PM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: slayer12]
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Originally Posted By: slayer12
Barrel style looks new I like it. When do you think you will be producing your stocks?


We will start first week of December building up inventory
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#6028706 - 11/13/15 10:44 PM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Registered: 05/27/09
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Loc: S.A. and Kinney Co.
Meat tenderizer barrel
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#6028848 - 11/14/15 07:05 AM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
Poke81 Offline
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Registered: 09/22/13
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Loc: Granbury TX
To be honest not that impressed with the fluting. It looks coolish and hell may serve as a great wood saw but meh.



The Thread protectors aren't profiled to the barrel.

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#6028934 - 11/14/15 07:58 AM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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I think those look great. I really like the top one.
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#6029046 - 11/14/15 09:04 AM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
BassCat'99 Offline
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Registered: 02/15/13
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Loc: Stratford Texas
Dimples? Looks good, weight reduction or heat? That top one is definet showcase! Bottom one looks field ready, really like them both up
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#6029067 - 11/14/15 09:11 AM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Heat tends to concentrate and dissipate from sharp edges and corners. The dimpled barrel setup is attractive, and I would guess that it cools quickly with all of those points.

Make a good back-scratcher too, in a pinch.
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#6029152 - 11/14/15 10:38 AM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Dang, I love the barrels. Does it cut down a lot of weight and cooling time?

What camo pattern is that bottom stock? The bottom rifle is PERFECT in my opinion!
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#6029203 - 11/14/15 11:43 AM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Your rifles have a high "Wow!" factor. Nice stuff.
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#6029330 - 11/14/15 01:41 PM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: syncerus]
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Registered: 07/08/07
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Originally Posted By: syncerus
Your rifles have a high "Wow!" factor. Nice stuff.


Fancy barrels and paint sell

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#6029765 - 11/14/15 07:42 PM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
TxHunter80 Offline
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Registered: 01/04/15
Posts: 309
Very unique, I like the fluting. That top rifle looks sharp. It does look like the fluting could be more trouble to keep clean/wipe down.

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#6029780 - 11/14/15 07:50 PM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Registered: 01/21/11
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I loooooove the barrels sir!
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#6029902 - 11/14/15 09:07 PM Re: New 6.5 Creedmoors this week [Re: HorizonFirearms]
MacDaddy21 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/11
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Loc: CO
I shoot my custom barreled rifles too much to waste money on barrel fluting. Usually the cost of the fluting itself is darn near enough to pay for a new barrel, and I'd rather have another barrel than something that looks cool and doesn't offer much of a benefit.

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