Polygonal Rifling

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  1. CountryGunsmith

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    reedbuster
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    (7/11/01 11:35:45 pm)
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    can someone give me a crash course in polygonal rifling? That is to say, Its advantages, disadvantages? etc...

    Thanks,
    Reed
    Is that a pickle in your pocket? .....

    Alphamale
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    (7/12/01 12:20:21 am)
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    Advantage: It's used in Glocks and HK's (Sorry couldn't resist)

    Disadvantage: Fouls really quickly with lead bullets for some reason. (I'm sure someone knows why, but I don't)
    "Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyranize their teachers."--Socrates (470-399 B.C.)

    Edited by: Alphamale at: 7/12/01 1:22:14 am

    polishshooter
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    (7/12/01 1:19:24 am)
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    It's a fad just for the young and inexperienced, kinda like plastic guns...You know?

    Like the saying "New and Improved..." it usually ISN'T, but some impressionable people will waste money on them...

    I prefer "Old and Proven..."
    Patina is an acquired taste.

    Different name
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    Do ya have to wear blue suede shoes to understand
    Plastic? Must have something to do with steel industry....
    Charlie D
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    Rons Toys
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    (7/12/01 7:59:20 am)
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    They will give a little better performance if you use jacketed bullets because they have a better sealing from the bullet to the bore. Some of the best rifles are using them. Carl Walthers makes them and if you want you can go to their web site to learn more.
    Ron
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