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Old 09-08-2019, 10:06 AM

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Originally Posted by JamesHP View Post
Yes, the 1710 with the Heavy Barrel is much heavier. Although listed as a 1710 HB the description says “standard barrel” which may make a difference. I will email Brian Curry and find out tomorrow.
Yes, on second look, it does look like a standard weight. These were always my favorite, (I've owned a few dozen 1700 series rifles over the years) so if they're bringing them back, that would be nice. Still, it would/should weigh more than 6.40#,unless it's balsa wood light walnut.
In years gone by, I wrote to them about no longer having standard weight barrels in the line up. They claimed no demand.
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