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#6116727 - 01/03/16 05:20 PM barrel fluting
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Wanting to get a new barrel fluted, anyone have suggestions or recommendation?
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#6116815 - 01/03/16 05:58 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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Derrick @ Horizon (he posts here) does the best fluting I've seen...he has some different styles that are killer looking.
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#6116817 - 01/03/16 05:58 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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+1 for Derrick
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#6116819 - 01/03/16 05:59 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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Kampfeld.

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#6116870 - 01/03/16 06:20 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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Another vote for Derrick at horizon. up
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#6116925 - 01/03/16 06:41 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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Kampfeld, twisted barrel,


Edited by Brother in-law (01/03/16 07:54 PM)

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#6116994 - 01/03/16 07:05 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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Had mine done with Kampfield. Good service top notch quality.
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#6117096 - 01/03/16 07:52 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: GLC]
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Originally Posted By: GLC
Had mine done with Kampfield. Good service top notch quality.


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#6117204 - 01/03/16 08:46 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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#6117238 - 01/03/16 09:03 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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I've not had a fluted barrel yet. It seems like an awfully good idea to me.
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#6118355 - 01/04/16 03:42 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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Another system to lighten a barrel while retaining the stiffness of a heavy barrel is the "triangular barrel" that Remington offers on a few of its models.

You get three fairly wide flats, and three small sections of the original barrel radius at the points of the triangle, if I understand correctly.

I hear stories about the muzzle break cuts in these barrels taking loud to whole a new level - but I have not heard much of anything, pro or con about the effectiveness of the triangular shape as far as shooting performance goes.

Has anyone here some experience with these guns?
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#6118647 - 01/04/16 06:41 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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http://www.horizonfirearms.com/products/custom-rifles/22-creedmoor-custom-99.html

I like them they are just little different. Trick is getting the triangle in the right direction
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#6118803 - 01/04/16 08:06 PM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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I have one of the special runs of Triangle barrel VTR by Remington that had the longer 24 inch barrel and no muzzle break. It's a 22-250 and it shoots very well.
I found out totally by accident that it dropped into a Reminton 700 Varmint wood stock that a friend had that had been bedded. We were surprised that it fit so we went ahead took it to the range and first 3 shots were 1/4 inch and he never got his stock back.
Here it is the bottom one of course ..... Both of these are 22-250's



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#6125187 - 01/08/16 07:01 AM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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Looking at straight fluting, not really into the crazy stuff. kampfield has really competitive pricing but I'm waiting to hear back from Derrick
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#6125190 - 01/08/16 07:04 AM Re: barrel fluting [Re: hwy84]
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D-stroud, that's a nice VTR, I think Remington screwed the pooch by not offering un-ported VTR's. I might have gotten one of them. Looks killer in the wood stock
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