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Old 08-08-2017, 09:49 AM   #1
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Pro Carry II Barrel crown

After carrying my PC II for a couple of years, the end of the barrel was looking sad



I picked up a crowning tool from Brownells and refinished the end.



Can't really see much improvement on accuracy, it was already a great shooter, but it looks much better


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Old 08-08-2017, 10:27 AM   #2
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It should not effect accuracy one way or another. Was it easy to use it your barrel crown and muzzle looks great!
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WOW, that looks real good. Not sure I'd have the balls to attempt that on my own? Good job.
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WOW, that looks real good. Not sure I'd have the balls to attempt that on my own? Good job.
Same here Arland and until I read this thread I didn't even know what "crowning a barrel" meant....

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Looks fantastic!
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Old 08-08-2017, 06:49 PM   #6
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I know on rifles a good crown will improve accuracy, it assures the bullet, and gases, exit the barrel evenly.

On handguns, I'm not sure it has that much of an effect, but a good crown will protect the bore.

Using a hand tool was easy, and slow going. A good gunsmith would use a lathe I presume.


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Job well done....looks great.
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Nice work , it looks like you did an excellent job. I love the look.
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