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Old May 22, 2013, 01:43 PM   #18
James K
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From the "who cares?" file of gun lore:

The terms "bull barrel" and "bull gun" do not come from any comparison to the size and weight of the male bovine, but from Freeman Bull, a Springfield Armory employee who advocated using heavy barrels for accuracy in the Armory's match rifles.

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