Quick Answer: What Caliber Has The Longest Barrel Life?

How long will a 28 Nosler barrel last?

Some are claiming as little as 600-round barrel life for RUM, 1,000 rounds for .

28 Nosler, 2,000 for Rem.


Carefully spaced shots (don’t overheat the barrel) always extend life, as does each shooter’s accuracy demands..

How long will a rifle barrel last?

Six seconds. That’s how long your barrel actually functions (in terms of bullet-in-barrel shot time) before it “goes south.” Yes, we know some barrels last longer than 3000 rounds.

What caliber has the longest range?

300 Winchester MagnumConsidered by many to be the optimum long-range, large-game cartridge, the . 300 Winchester Magnum has proven itself world-wide. It’s a top choice of military snipers and can launch heavy bullets with high speed and exceptional precision.

What is the best barrel length for 308?

In laymen terms – that 10″ longer barrel gets you 150-200 yards “closer” to the target. That difference might not matter when your bullet drop is 10 inches every 100 yards at close ranges; but out there, where the bullet drops 10″ every 10 yards – that’s a HUGE difference.

How many rounds does it take to wear out a barrel?

You might see a pistol barrel last for 100,000 rounds, long past where other parts have started to wear out. If you’re looking for a rule of thumb for rifles, my “best guess” is going to be between 3000, and 8000 rounds – depending on cartridge, quality, maintenance, cleaning, etc.

How long will a 308 barrel last?

10-15000 roundsEvery time you scrub your barrel you scrub away barrel life. With a 30 cal, you should be able to extend your cleaning by a bit. A 308 should last a damn long time. Probably 10-15000 rounds.