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Author Topic: Rebarreling a T3 Lite .223  (Read 32 times)

B3tikka

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Rebarreling a T3 Lite .223
« on: May 16, 2019, 02:14:38 PM »

I am considering a match grade barrel to replace the factory Lite barrel but I am not sure how much of a performance increase can I expect.  I  shoot MOA (most of the time) from a front rest and rear bag with my handloads (69 gr SMK, Varget, H335, TAC) and (gasp) PMC Bronze 55 gr FMJ...until the barrel heats up.  The action is now in a B&C M40 stock.  My shooting is limited to 200 yards, at paper, on a private range.  I have no intention of shooting competition, but would like to be able to shoot bullets in the price range of the SMK.  I am having a hard time getting a good picture of what that setup would be capable of- not that I have the skill and experience to wring the most out of it. 

Any feedback will be appreciated. 
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Larkin

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Re: Rebarreling a T3 Lite .223
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2019, 02:43:16 PM »

Just had my .223 Varmint rebarreled with a barrel from Bartlin with a 12/1 twist has I shoot berger 52 gr match bullets , Iím well pleased sub 1/2 moa without testing just had 50 or so old rounds made up from the out 5000 + used barrel , bang .3 moa ,
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