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Old 09-17-2019, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Sid Post View Post
Does the 22WMR really need ~25" of barrel to burn all the powder and reach maximum velocity? Or, is it a balance thing? Or purely a European aesthetic thing? I'm assuming it isn't due to excessive muzzle 'blast' of a shorter ~18"~20" barrel.

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The long length is to make Signalman1 happy.
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