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Old 11-17-2003, 10:59 AM
280 improvec 280 improvec is offline
 
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Question Adams and Bennett barrels

I was offered one by my gunsmith recently. He said that the company originally only made military barrels, but that they have now branched into commercal barrels.
I saw one in 280 Remington that looked great. According to him, they come bored and at a significanrt saving.
Does anyone have experience with them? Would you consider putting one on your rifle?
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Old 11-17-2003, 12:31 PM
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I have them in 22-250, .284 Win, 280 Ackley Imp and 220 Swift. They do foul worse than premium barrels, but everyone of these is a 1/2" shooter or less. With the .284 Win and the 22-250, I had had three shot groups .250 and under several times. They are very good value for the money and all you could want in a hnting rifle. Our local gunsmith chambers many rifles with these and has had very good luck.
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Old 11-17-2003, 12:36 PM
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Yep, what sambubba said. I've installed quite a few of them, most were deer rifle calibers (.308 to 35 Whelen) All shot about the same as his too. Were all pretty heavy foulers too
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Old 12-01-2003, 07:45 PM
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How much

Rottweil, How much for you to fit an Adams & Bennet barrel to a REM 700???? I have a good chance on getting a rifle that has a bent barrel for a low price. It used to be a 270 Win. Stock and receiver are OK I think. Not sure of the caliber I want but 35 Whelen is a candidate. I already got a 25-06 and a 30 06 so looks like a larger bore would be a winner. Also thinking of a 8 mm mauser and 358 Win. Does Adams and Bennet chamber those? Regards, Steve
 

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