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General rule of thumb is 20-25fps per inch lost. That doesn't always happen though. In the long run the loss would be negligible.
 
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Depends on bullet weight and powder selection but with typical 120-140gr bullets, 40fps is about right.
 
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Ill let you know in a few days. I'm getting my 7mm08 cut from 24 to 22. Ill post results when i get it back.

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Guy I know had a Savage and the crown was cut badly. The burn pattern was uneven and the rifle would not group.

So he hacksawed a little off the end and re-crowned it, there is this tool you can rent or buy.

Accuracy got better. Eventually cut the 22 inch barrel to 20, got tremendous tight groups.

Morql of the story is advise: Cut in small increments and check accuracy as you go.
 
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Got it back but im waiting on my bolt and bottom metal to get back from getting coated. Ill let you know speeds once i can shoot it.

I'll have to look but I think it shot 2960 with 120nbt and 44gr rl15 with the 24in barrel.
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lungpuncher1":2b8wmawx said:
Got it back but im waiting on my bolt and bottom metal to get back from getting coated. Ill let you know speeds once i can shoot it.

I'll have to look but I think it shot 2960 with 120nbt and 44gr rl15 with the 24in barrel.
cb427b93b25683e0e2ff1c84d8205ecf.jpg


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Deer Assassin":3omv0x2s said:
lungpuncher1":3omv0x2s said:
Got it back but im waiting on my bolt and bottom metal to get back from getting coated. Ill let you know speeds once i can shoot it.

I'll have to look but I think it shot 2960 with 120nbt and 44gr rl15 with the 24in barrel.
cb427b93b25683e0e2ff1c84d8205ecf.jpg


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I love the gun. Ill post a pic after I get it all put back together.

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treefarmer":yxelno77 said:
Does the noise level go up significantly when you cut down the barrel?

Going from 24 to 22 in a 7mm 08 I doubt u would ever know notice the difference . Going from 24 to 18 ? Probably yes!




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