Which 10/22 Bull Barrel

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  1. conair

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    I’m looking at getting a new barrel for the 10/22. I’d like a threaded bull barrel. It would be used mainly for target shooting like “Know Your Limits” shooting. What brands should I be looking for? Does Green Mountain have decent barrels?
     
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    Volquartsen or Tactical Solutions.
     
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    Threaded ... that kinda limits you somewhat ... I don’t remember Green Mountain factory threaded 10/22 barrels being out there. The most popular and Ferrari of those is likely the 16 1/2” Volquartsen LR carbonfiber which is threaded and comes with 2 muzzle choices ... the basic thread protector for $235 or with a very nice muzzle break for $285 ... if I chose to go Volquartsen I’d go with the muzzle break just to get that sweet break for only $50 to use when not running suppressed. There is an ugly under appreciated barrel that is actually the best dollar to performance out there ... a Shaw 16 1/2” threaded dull blued bull barrel for under $90. The Shaw is not flashy or wins any appearance awards ... it’s plain Jane ... but with the same other quality components in a 10/22 will hold its own with the high dollar fancy ones ... except it does weigh a ton.
     
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    All good suggestions and don't forget KIDD! ;)
     
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    Are you planning to only shoot off of a bench or bipod? If you plan on doing any standing shooting, I would def look at the Volquartsen. The extra weight of the Feddersen/Green Mountain/etc will "weigh" on you after awhile. The Volquartsen's are very accurate and very light.
     
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    I have a Volquartsen carbon fiber bull barrel, and it is incredibly accurate. I find myself being the major factor in the fliers right now, but I still keep buying the upgraded parts to increase accuracy. I picked up the trigger pack, and will be buying the bolt and guide next.

    Proof also makes a carbon bull barrel as well.
     
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    I will throw Clark and Benchmark in the mix.
     
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    For accuracy I'd get a Kidd.
     
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    Volquartsen or Tac Sol would be my pick based own how they shoot for me. Whistle Pig Gun Barrel Co makes some fine shooting 10/22 barrels and has some unique options to make your 10/22 stand out in a crowd of blah looking 10/22 rifles.

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