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Products::Rifle Barrels::Contours

What size barrel will serve you best?
The information below will give you an idea of the size and weight of every Shilen barrel contour.
Dimension "C" is the muzzle diameter at dimension "F", which is our suggested finish barrel length.

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  Dimensions (inches)  
Contour # A B C D E F G Weight at
G length
  1 Featherweight 1.220 .700 .550 2.5 6 20 22 2 lbs 10oz.
  2 Lightweight 1.220 .765 .575 2.5 6 24 26 3 lbs 3oz.
  3 Sporter 1.220 .815 .625 2.5 6 24 26 3 lbs 7oz.
  4 Magnum Sporter 1.220 .860 .650 3.0 6 26 28 3 lbs 14oz.
  5 Lightweight Varmint 1.220 .910 .700 3.0 6 26 28 4 lbs 8oz.
  5-1/2 Medium Weight Varmint 1.220 .960 .750 3.0 6 26 28 4 lbs 14oz.
  6 Lightweight Target [1] 1.220 -- .750 3.0 -- 26 28 6 lbs
  7 LV Light Varmint [2] 1.220 -- .840 3.0 -- 26 28 6 lbs 12oz
  7 Standard Varmint [2] 1.220 -- .890 4.0 -- 26 28 7 lbs 1oz.
  7 HV Heavy Varmint [2] 1.220 -- .940 5.0 -- 26 28 7 lbs 8oz.
  8 Heavy Bull Barrel 1.220 -- 1.000 3.0 -- 26 28 7 lbs 12oz.
  9 Rimfire Target [1] 1.125 -- .825 4.0 -- 26 28 5 lbs 12oz.
  10 Benchrest Special [3] 1.250
thru
1.450
-- -- -- -- -- 30 --
  11 Straight Barrel 1.230
(Max)
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
  17 Remington Varmint (Sendero) 1.220 .940 .830 2.0 4.5 24 28 5 lbs
  18 Remington Standard [4] 1.220 -- .650 -- -- 25 26 2 lbs 8oz
  19 Remington Magnum [4] 1.220 -- .850 -- -- 25 26 3 lbs
  LP Light Palma 1.220 .900 .800 2.0 4.5 30 32 4.5 lbs
  MP Standard Palma 1.220 .900 .800 2.5 5 30 32 5.5 lbs
  HP Heavy Palma 1.220 .1000 .900 2.5 5 30 32 6.5 lbs

[1] Straight taper.
[2] Straight taper in special contour for Varmint Class of benchrest competition.
[3] Straight cylinder, 30" long, any diameter from 1.230" to 1.450", 29" maximum finish length. This contour is only available in stainless.
[4] Contours only available on barrels for the Rem 700 either prethreaded and chambered or installed by Shilen.