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Old September 17, 2001, 06:12 PM   #1
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Chrome lined makarov barrel

I just ordered a replacement barrel for my makarov that is chrome lined. What exactly does chrome lining do? Are they more accurate? Any info would be appreciated. Mark
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Old September 17, 2001, 08:14 PM   #2
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In military style guns (and the Makarovs come from that heritage) chrome-lined barrels were used to reduce damage from corrosive ammo (which was the bulk of military ammo for many years.)

The Chrome probably won't do a thing for accuracy, but may be a little easier to clean.
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