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#6706299 - 03/15/17 04:06 PM Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon
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Wanted to share a little R&D we are doing here at Horizon. Watch the below video but we believed we have figured out color changing flutes for rifles. This way as your rifle approaches a defined temperature where barrel damage could occur your flutes will change letting you know you are approaching that temperature. Not to mention it looks awesome. Watch the video in HD to get a better look at the color change.

https://www.facebook.com/horizonfirearms/videos/970085569760271/
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#6706300 - 03/15/17 04:11 PM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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That's pretty dang cool
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#6706305 - 03/15/17 04:21 PM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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I want that!
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#6706306 - 03/15/17 04:23 PM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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That is pretty incredible! up
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#6706315 - 03/15/17 04:34 PM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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that's awesome

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#6706640 - 03/16/17 01:49 AM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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That is pretty cool! Or not cool I guess.
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#6706788 - 03/16/17 08:51 AM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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You should do some lettering on the barrel that says "I'm too damn hot"

BTW - That is very cool.
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#6706804 - 03/16/17 09:11 AM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Wow!

My comp rifle and my prairie dog rifle really need this. Super cool!
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#6706819 - 03/16/17 09:34 AM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Man that is cool!

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#6706896 - 03/16/17 10:48 AM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: Texan Til I Die]
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Originally Posted By: Texan Til I Die
You should do some lettering on the barrel that says "I'm too damn hot"

BTW - That is very cool.


lettering is the next thing we are working on
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#6706904 - 03/16/17 10:53 AM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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That's badAzz.
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#6706945 - 03/16/17 11:52 AM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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That is freaking sweet!

...but that video reminds me why I hate muzzle brakes!

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#6707224 - 03/16/17 04:49 PM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Originally Posted By: HorizonFirearms
Originally Posted By: Texan Til I Die
You should do some lettering on the barrel that says "I'm too damn hot"

BTW - That is very cool.


lettering is the next thing we are working on


That is what I wanted to ask about. If it would work when applied to the rollmark of a factory rifle and be somewhat permanent and functional, I'd be interested in the product.
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#6707420 - 03/16/17 08:30 PM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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This is awesome!! I want that on my barrels asap!

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#6707481 - 03/16/17 09:33 PM Re: Wanted to Share a little R&D here at Horizon [Re: Toxarch]
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Originally Posted By: Toxarch
That is pretty cool! Or not cool I guess.

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