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Gem1950
10-03-2008, 6:13 AM
Looking for recomendations/referals (sources) for a .920 barrel for a 10/22 - good (average) quality, blue, no fluting.

Has anyone out there done business with R&S Precision Sports?


Thanks, J

X-NewYawker
10-03-2008, 6:49 AM
Google "Hornet Products" they have a great selection in all price ranges. Green Mountain makes a very nice barrel -- the sportsmen's guide and Brownells catalogs have many listed. Remember that if it says "match chamber" it's really tight and won't work with STingers.

SigShooter
10-03-2008, 9:30 AM
I highly recommend Green Mountain barrels (http://www.gmriflebarrel.com/). They are absolutely the best "bang for the buck".

I have a GM barrel on both of my 10/22s. One 18" .920 and one 20" .920 fluted. I can easily get .30 - .40" groups at 50 yards with them, they could probably do better with someone who didn't drink as much coffee as I do.

Shooter's Discount usually has great prices on GM barrels as well as other 10/22 accessories. This is a quality shop! I can only say nothing but good things about them. Out of all my orders through them (and there have been a lot), I have only had one problem, a stock I ordered arrived in the wrong color. After calling them, they had a stock out to me the next day.

http://www.shootersdiscount.com/cart/index.php?_a=viewCat&catId=17

The only problem with GM is they are in high demand and most vendors are sold out ATM.



I've never done business with R&S, but I just took a look at their web page and their prices are pretty good. Even better than Shooter's Discount.

Joe_13
10-03-2008, 9:38 AM
I picked up a Clerke barrel here:

http://www.jgsales.com/product_info.php/accessories/10-22-barrels-stocks/p/16in-barrel-stock-set-for-10-22-/cPath/1_3/products_id/1

After a couple hundred rounds of break-in, this barrel has shown to be very good. And for the price. Can't beat it.

double_action
10-03-2008, 9:54 AM
I'll second Shooters Discount. I've gotten some 10/22 stuff from them and all the orders were very smooth.

Recently I got the last GM 18" blue .920 barrel they had and paid by MO through the mail. I sent them an email and they kindly took it off their website so it wouldn't be bought while my MO was in the mail. I thought that was pretty nice.

ivorykid
10-03-2008, 3:31 PM
I second the recommendation on Green Mountain. I, too, have a GM 20" .920 fluted barrel on my 10/22. Great barrel. There are lots of places that sell them. I think that I ordered mine from EABCO. It was a few years ago, but good service and a good price. GM makes a variety of 10/22 barrels and they have a good reputation.

easy
10-03-2008, 3:50 PM
Go here, learn much.

http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=10

X-NewYawker
10-03-2008, 4:26 PM
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p54/Fasanoland/10-22-muzzles.jpg

Black Green mountain on my B&C Odyssey

Gem1950
10-04-2008, 5:10 AM
So why is a fluted barrel desirable over a non.?

Tumerboy
10-04-2008, 6:02 AM
weighs less

and many like the looks

X-NewYawker
10-04-2008, 7:43 AM
Flutes theoretically increase the surface area of teh barrel shedding heat better than straight bull barrel. But in .22 I don't know if that is an issue.

railroader
10-04-2008, 11:03 AM
Also pay attention to the barrel lengths. I have an Adams and Bennett 18" bull barrel which is plenty heavy but shoots great. Here's a fluted green mountain barrel for $104. Mark

http://www.natchezss.com/Category.cfm?contentID=productDetail&prodID=GQ901522&prodTitle=Knight%20Ruger%2010%2F22%20Replacement%2 0Barrels

Bowser
10-04-2008, 11:39 AM
Whistle Pig or Tactical Solutions.

5968
10-04-2008, 1:53 PM
I have an Adams and Bennett 18" bull barrel that I love. I have had excellent results with it.

TRAP55
10-04-2008, 3:06 PM
Go straight to the source, ER Shaw.
Call (412) 221-3636, ask to be connected to Rex White, tell Rex that Trap55 from Mauser Central referred you, and tell him what you want. Be sure to tell him if you want a "match chamber" or not. Rex is a great guy, but he'll talk your ear off.:D
I just built this one back in July for a friend. The barrel is an 18", straight fluted bull. The shorter bbl gives the rifle a feel like a bullpup, and shoots just as well as my 20'' bull bbl.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v73/TRAP55/IMGP3247.jpg

Gem1950
10-04-2008, 4:50 PM
Ok, I just got back from the gun show in Del Mar. I was looking at all the different barrels available. What about light vs heavy - alloy vs steel? The guy at one table said that one doesn't need a barrel any longer that 16 inches if it's an alloy type.

nobs11
10-04-2008, 9:46 PM
Ok, I just got back from the gun show in Del Mar. I was looking at all the different barrels available. What about light vs heavy - alloy vs steel? The guy at one table said that one doesn't need a barrel any longer that 16 inches if it's an alloy type.

At 100 yards, I doubt 18 or 20 inches makes a perceptible difference over 16, alloy or steel. I don't shoot 22s over 100yd.