Originally Posted by Bart B.
Now the Anschutz barrels are back to 26 inches. I've no idea why. Maybe it's an accuracy issue.
My WAG: .22LR SV is fastest when it only has 16-18" of barrel to traverse. If standard velocity ammo begins flirting with supersonic velocities from 19" barrels, then, the buffering effect of a 26" barrel may lead to more consistency.