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 Breaking in a new barrel
Smworker1  [Member]
2/26/2012 12:25:41 AM
I searched the archives but found no answers so forgive me if this is a repost.

I have my first "Black Gun" on order, or as we say in CA. Waiting period
I wanted more of a target or varmint gun per say, so I got the 24" heavy stainless barrel,
The point is all of my other guns I have spent the time to break in the barrels on them and was wondering on a barrel that I my be running thousands of rounds thru is it necessary to break it in the slow way?
1 shot then clean do this 10 times never gettingbthe barrel hot then
3 shots then do same thing then
Do the same thing with 5 shots then it's good to go
It's always been a accuracy thing, but is it truly needed with a stainless barrel
Thanks

458winmag  [Team Member]
2/26/2012 12:42:25 AM
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http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_3_4/564780_SS_barrel_break_in_and_cleaning.html
johnbush  [Member]
2/26/2012 12:46:30 AM
Break in not necessary, ask and answered in numerious threads and on youtube videos. And the proper terminology for California is that your " rifle is in jail for 10 days". Many high end SS barrels for competition wear out at a low round count, those guy never wait barrel lifle with a break in.
458winmag  [Team Member]
2/26/2012 1:35:42 AM
Originally Posted By johnbush:
Break in not necessary, ask and answered in numerious threads and on youtube videos. And the proper terminology for California is that your " rifle is in jail for 10 days". Many high end SS barrels for competition wear out at a low round count, those guy never wait barrel lifle with a break in.


I do. When I develop a load for that barrel