Gunsmithing AICS Barrel Contour

sobrbiker883

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Anything your heart desires. IIRC they will fit a 1.25 no taper truck axle.........
 

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yea, they can take a barrel larger in diameter than the reciever.
 

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I had a #7 in mine and had a huge amount of space around it.
I'm sure a 1 3/8 straight taper would fit. Not that I'd want one that big. Personally, I'll be using something like a medium palma on most of my guns now due to weight.
 

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Personally, I think the contour of your barrel should be dictated by how much you want your rifle to weigh and the balance.
 

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: syme71</div><div class="ubbcode-body">what is the contour that comes on the AE or AW? </div></div>


It looks really close to a rem. varmint contour..
 

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i have a Shilen #7HV contour barrel in mine. its 1" at the muzzle 24" overall. btw its .308

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: syme71</div><div class="ubbcode-body">what is the contour that comes on the AE or AW? </div></div>

Pretty much a medium palma taper.
 

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Re: AICS Barrel Contour

Just for visual's sake, the green one is a Shilen #8 22" about 1.01" at the muzzle IIRC, and the black one is a factory LTR tube:
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