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Old January 5, 2013, 02:22 PM   #1
freebird72
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Join Date: March 25, 2010
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Scratches in GP barrel.

I just bought a GP at a gun show for $365, and it passed the revolver checkout; at least I thought. When I was at the gun show I looked down the barrel and it was super clean; however, when I got it home I noticed it has scratches inside the tip of the barrel that are hard to see unless you hold it a certain way.

I assume someone pushed a cleaning rod too hard and scratched it up. I took it to a local gun shop, and he said it was probably just cosmetic, but I am still uneasy.

The whole barrel is very clean except for the the tip that has scratches. Is this something to worry about? Would it effect the accuracy of the gun? I have not shot the gun yet. What do I do?

I do not have camera at this time, or I would post pics.
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