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Old December 27, 2012, 12:07 AM   #5
James K
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I can't be sure, but I suspect those barrels are made from good steel, but not hardened very much if at all. I doubt they would "blow up" at even 50k, but the rifling might not last long if high speed and/or jacketed bullets were pushed through it.

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