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Barrel for 5.6x52R

14 Jun 2015
@ 10:44 pm (GMT)

Ralph Ainsworth

Anyone know where I can find a new barrel for a 5.6x52R[22 hi-power] which shoots a .227 cal bullet


15 Jun 2015
@ 09:02 am (GMT)

Mike Davis

Re: Barrel for 5.6x52R
Gunworks dont show it on their list of reamers......
wonder if you could go down route of a faster twist .224 barrel and get same/similar end result that way assuming you can find someone with a reamer.
you would get larger projectile choice .....
15 Jun 2015
@ 08:20 pm (GMT)

Nathan Foster

Re: Barrel for 5.6x52R
Hi Ralph, my editor has this in a Tikka Model 77K drilling (12 gauge underneath).

There won't be too many reamers around for this. You could have a reamer made easily enough and could also have it made, as Mike suggests, for a .224 bore. But you would have to avoid using any factory ammo in it.
16 Jun 2015
@ 10:15 am (GMT)

Thomas Kitchen

Re: Barrel for 5.6x52R
hi ralph i did email two rifle barrel makers i could think of one got back to me but they don't do one.

there is few cartridges based on same case parent case ( 25-35 wcf) i believe but use a 224 bore 219 donaldson wasp. 22 neidner and 219 zipper. might be of some help might not be
17 Jun 2015
@ 06:32 am (GMT)

Mike Davis

Re: Barrel for 5.6x52R
I thought it was based on 30/30 case ????? and you could make cases from 30/30........
always thought it would be great in a single break open rifle.....far better than a .223 just cause its different and rimmed.
Bakail .222 or .223 re chambered/reamed out was what I had in mind as rifle to use. just a random thought, Granddad used the cartridge in a savage 99 I believe it was...handled one of those a year or 20 back and fair drooled.


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