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Treatment for pitted barrels

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by sabretooth, Feb 23, 2013.

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  1. sabretooth

    sabretooth Member

    Nov 21, 2011
    What can be done about pitting in the barrels of a shotgun?
    Option 1 :Leave it alone....The cup wad takes care of it.
    Option 2 : Have it sleeved.
    Option 3 : Re-polish/hone it. If so who does it best? Will it go out of proof?

    Any information will be appreciated.
  2. billyboy07208

    billyboy07208 Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    option #3, yourself.
    buy a Brownells barrel hone,"flex hone",coarse grit,follow directions supplied.

    If its a high dollar gun,the pitting most likely aint that bad,but then again if not inclined to do so,and tend to muck things up,let a pro do it.

    If its deep pitted,a light backbore is in the cards.
  3. coveybuster

    coveybuster Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    I would call Stu Wright.

    I have the uncanny ability to make a bad situation worse.
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