Discussion in 'On Topic' started by krott5333, Oct 11, 2006.
The whole "Arguing on the internet != stupid" Argument is bullshit.
no av no care
I find that a longer barrel makes it easier to aim
longer sight radius, faster projectile, longer barrel is heavier = less recoil MIGHT= more accurate...?
there may be some merrit to it, but mostly its a misconception
Its true and its not. The longer the barrel the easier it is for the shooter to line the sights up. Ex: 3'' snubby vs. m1 garand
if short barrels did the job just the same, dont you think all sniper rifles would have uber-speedy 4 inch barrels for a .308
both true and false. Too long of a barrel is bad (less pressure), but a good amount makes higher velocities.
you would get no where near the velocity from a 4" barrel even if you over powered your .308 cartridge... the longer barrel is primarily for longer range
the only people that will argue that are idiots, target shooters rarely use absurdly long barrels, infact alot use short barrels since short = stiff
this is just stupid.
true but sight radius only comes in when you're using irons, something few people do anymore
pressure and velocity go hand in hand, so a longer and theoretically faster barrel would experience more pressure.
sad... i love shooting with irons, but i fucking suck at it...! lol
This coming from a guy who shoots a G34.
thats why I shoot a G34.. because a longer barrel = more accuracy.
Well, I could see a 6" vs. 20" being a valid argument, but 20" vs, 24", I don't really see how the difference could be that great
the argument does hold some truth. its been recomended to me that if you buy a mini 14/30 you should smith the barrel down to ~16 inches because it improves accuracy
I really don't see how that would help anything at all.
It's really not at all, the velocity differences in 4" of barrel are negligible.
That's crazy. What kind of speeds do you get anyway?
I just wondered, I had no idea what the average speed in a .50BMG was.
every time you shoot, the barrel does a whip that resembles a sin-curve. with a longer barrel, this whip is longer and more drawn out and after a lot of shooting your groups open up. the shorter barrel gives less whip, and keeps consistantly tight groups even after a lot of shooting.
seeing as how the rangemaster of my campus PD suggested this to me, it's probably holds some truth
would there be much difference between a 16" and 24" barrel for long range?
cause rangemasters are reliable sources of information, just as police are right?