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AR7 barrel

Postby Squatch » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:02 pm

Has anyone on here bought a steel barrel for their AR7 from AR7.com?

I'm curious to know if they will put up with many repeat shots. The stock barrel gets hot quick and then accuracy goes out the window.

I keep toying with getting one of these little buggers.
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Re: AR7 barrel

Postby guymalloc » Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:16 pm

I have both the all steel standard barrel, and the threaded steel bull barrel from AR7.com. I haven't used the original Henry barrel, or the all steel standard barrel yet, but the threaded steel bull barrel has had a few magazines full put through it. I can't say how hot it got, as I also have the drilled barrel shroud from AR7.com installed. I doubt if the barrels will heat enough to be uncomfortable, as 8 rounds per magazine will give some cooling time between, unless you have more than a few mags available. A short piece of black pipe insulation foam tube would work as a cheap hand grip on the barrel, if necessary....
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Re: AR7 barrel

Postby Squatch » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:16 am

Thanks, My concern forheat has more to do with the accuracy and the stock barrel. Not much meat there. A few mags and the groups wander.
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Re: AR7 barrel

Postby guymalloc » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:03 pm

I'll have to take all 3 barrels out sometime to shoot, and see how they all compare. I'm sure the all steel replacement barrel will hold better than the plastic wrapped steel original Henry barrel. The bull barrel with the threaded end isn't tapered, solid and a little heavy, another reason I bought the shroud, knew I'd have to hold further forward when shooting.
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Re: AR7 barrel

Postby JEBar » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:09 pm

guymalloc ....

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