This months blog post is about barrel cleaning, muzzle brakes, barrel crowns, and turbulence. I am not a ballistician nor a gunsmith . I am not a physicist, nor do I own any high-tech gizmos, cameras with ridiculously fast shutter speeds to capture slow motion footage of a bullet exiting the muzzle. This is simply an anecdotal account of my personal experience with muzzle brakes and carbon fouling near the crown of a rifle barrel. Anyone who has frequented the internet forums dealing with precision rifle knows the arguments about barrel break-in, cleaning procedures, frequency, chemicals, and what not; some based in reality, some based in pure myth. Personally, […]

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