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Old April 23, 2013, 11:19 PM   #101
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I guess it would depend on the bore condition, Doc.
If the bore is good, I would simply re-crown, but if there is any pitting I think I might be tempted to shorten it up some.
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Old April 24, 2013, 05:40 AM   #102
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A main reason for shortening the barrel has nothing to do with shooting, but the appearance of the rifle.

It would make it more authentic looking as a carbine.

So If I amgoing to crown it, I'll shorten it too.

I do see your point.

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