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If you just bought a standard tapered barrel model with a stock that fits it, are you aware that you'll have to modify the existing stock or buy a new one as well?

Why do you want a bull barrel? There are lots of great bull barrels out there - Kidd, Green Mountain, and Feddersen are my favorites, Volquartsen is also very good. The important thing is choosing a barrel that fits the kind of shooting you want to do.

Bull barrels are heavy in longer lengths unless you buy one of the ultralight aluminum or carbon-fiber models. They can also require that you fit a rear tang or bed your action, and change from the standard V-block barrel retainer to a straight push type (see Gunsmithertools.com). You need to decide how you want to use your rifle before choosing one.
 

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I have a Hogue stock that requires a .920 barrel. I've been looking at Tactical Solutions. I'm looking for accuracy, and, am very new to this. Thanks for the help.
 

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Kidd and Volquartsen buy their barrel blanks from Lothar/Walther out of Germany and do the final machining in the US. I use the Kidd 20" Stainless match barrel and it is great. My rifle is a full bench rest piece, built to shoot against, Winchester 52's, Remington 40's,Turbo action customs and various 10/22 builds and it is competitive with those guns if I do my job. Consistently it will beat the 10/22's and on a good day has been competitive with the others.
 

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If you're looking for maximum accuracy, Kidd. There are none better. That said, the fellow who runs the Auto Bench Rest Association has had very good results with a Green Mountain bull barrel that he has hot-rodded slightly.
 

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having good results with a green mountain 16" .920 fluted barrel. put the rifle in a magpul hunter x stock. haven't taken it to 100 yet but at 75yds it does a ragged hole that a quarter will cover. for what it's worth, using a nikon prostaff rimfire 3-9x40 on it.
 

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having good results with a green mountain 16" .920 fluted barrel. put the rifle in a magpul hunter x stock. haven't taken it to 100 yet but at 75yds it does a ragged hole that a quarter will cover. for what it's worth, using a nikon prostaff rimfire 3-9x40 on it.
For some reason thought the legal limit 18 inch with a permit from ATF
 

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ddahlgren, 18" is minimum barrel length for shotguns .... 16" is minimum length for rifles .... unless you have a BATF tax stamp.
 
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