BARREL BLASER 257 WBY MAG MATCH 25.7 in (652 MM) NO SIGHTS 0.87 in (22 MM) TREADED
Like the Blaser R93, the Blaser R8 is a modular system capable of switching barrels. When changing from one caliber to another within the same caliber family, no bolt head change is necessary. If going outside of the caliber group during a barrel exchange, the bolt head has to be changed as well. However, the bolt head can be exchanged quickly and easily. R8 barrels does not come with the suitable magazine insert.
The Match barrel is designed for sport shooting and hunting with long distances. Depending on caliber and contour, it weighs approx. 200-300g (0.44-0.66lb.) more than a standard barrel. A fluted barrel is standard. This decreases cooling down time when shooting over longer periods of time due to an increased surface area. Also, the weight is reduced.
The original Blaser quality muzzle thread is fitted perfectly concentric on the barrel.
Every Blaser R8 receiver will accommodate all barrel contours. However, for an appropriate fit, the proper forearm is also required. Using a forearm for a larger contour is not a problem if the user does not mind the extra gap between the barrel and forearm. An larger barrel contour will not fit in a standard professional stock or wooden forearm though. Extra forearms are available for wooden guns but not the professional since it is a one piece composite stock.
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