Douglas Barrels

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  1. gkempf

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    Cant say enough about how happy I am with the barrel,the service, the person that I felt with. I highly recommend Douglas Barrels. Thanks again Stan!!
     
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  2. watercam

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    Good to know! Have not dealt with Douglas in a while...
     
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    Stan has been great when I’ve dealt with him and Douglas barrels in the past. I’ve had a number of guns done with their barrels and they all shoot better than I.
     
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  4. Dusty Stevens

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    You cant beat stan and douglas barrels. Their new 4 groove 6&6.5 shoot as good as any.
     
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  5. antelopedundee

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    Would be nice if they offered Remington contours, unless I missed it there.
     
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    They do. I get them all the time from mountain rifle up to the varmint and sendero and even m40- whatever you like.
     
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    #3 is almost same as Rem sporter, maybe a bit beefier but not enough you could tell at a glance.
     
  8. Dusty Stevens

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    #3 is a remington magnum sporter. #2 is regular sporter. #1 is mtn rifle
     
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  9. fantastic

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    Love the Douglas barrels they shot straight and accurate. If you call Douglas they recommend CLR. CLR also turns barrels for the military. Compass Lake is top notch rest assured you are getting a high quality barrel.
     
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  10. Stan Taylor

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    We'll if you go on the website it's a bit touchy to navigate but they can pretty much make any contour you need even if they have to duplicate the existing contour.
     
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  11. msinc

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    Probably used more of them than any other over the years...never had one that didn't perform most excellent!!! Can't say that about some so-called "high end" barrels I have tried. Buy with confidence....
     
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    My first Douglas barrel was in 1974, (if I remember correctly, LOL). It was a great shooter. My last Douglas, about 3 years ago is also a great shooter. Guess things haven't changed much!!
     
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    Highly recommend Douglas barrels and Stan Taylor.
     
  14. antelopedundee

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    I looked again last night and found the info. Guess I didn't look close enough the previous time.
     
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    Douglas has offered Remington contours for some years now.
     
  16. antelopedundee

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    It's been many years since I was in the market for a barrel and discussing it with my go to smith a couple years ago he suggested going with a Remington contour which is how I became aware of the barrelmakers offering it.
     
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    I have had three rifles re-barrel with Douglas barrels - all 223's. Two were sporter contours for a Model 7 Rem and one a heavy varmint barrel on a Rem 700. All are fantastic - and I'm very pleased. The Rem 700 is a sub 1/4" moa rifle with tailored reloads.

    Douglas barrels are my rifle smith's first choice. He has been rebuilding rifles for 30+ years.
     
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    Recently, we were proud and very fortunate to be able to present Douglas Barrels as our major prizes for the Inaugural Australian GBA 600/1000yd Benchrest Championships.

    cheers
    dave goodridge
    narromine dubbo rifle club
     
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    I've heard more than a few folks complain about their inconsistent QC. I've only ever dealt with one though(bought it for my dad) He's been pleased with it on his 308.
    Personally, I'd rank them better than a factory barrel, but not quite to the level of a Lilja, Kreiger et al.
     
  20. msinc

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    Gonna date myself...when I was a kid in high school {late 70"s} Douglas was the only barrel ever talked about. You were somebody if you had a "Douglas air gauged" barrel...didn't matter whether or not you could shoot!! Until I heard the name "Krieger" in the late 80's/early 90's I thought Douglas was the only custom/aftermarket barrel maker in the world.
     

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