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Proper nomenclature is 5R

Now the bad news. The barrels on the 5R's are not surplus, they are rejects :shock: Its not as bad as it sounds though. When remington is building the M24's, their barrels have to meet certain production tolerances. If they do not meet those tolerances they are rejected (without being fired). About 5 years ago remington had a bright idea to put those barrels on 700 actions in a 700P stock and call it a "Mil-spec" limited production and sell them for more money. It worked great. But performance is no better, and for the most part, no worse than a standard 700P. Decent rifles, I just do not recommend paying more for a 5R rifle than you would for a 700P.

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Shoe said:
Hehehe...sorry about that Mel. I'll go back to being a troll for a while.
No no no, don't go back to trollin. I actually love the technical stuff, I mean, geez, I have a degree in computational mathematics. :D Though metallugy is a new field for me....

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