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RIFLE BARRELS AT DOLPHIN GUN

we use only the best BARRELS FOR Your RIFLE

Dolphin Gun Company carry a large stock of Bartlein, Krieger and Lilja, Trueflite and Proof Research Barrels ready for fitting. If we don’t have what you required, we will endeavour to get hold of it for you. As you have already seen, we have invested heavily in equipment and tooling and pride ourselves on getting the most important part of your rifle correct.

Rifle barrels are not for sale as an individual item. Available for rifle builds only.

proof research - carbon fibre match barrels

PROOF Research barrels are  proving carbon fiber-wrapped barrels. These new barrels aren’t just a lightweight alternative to traditional steel barrels, but that they provide superior performance, including extreme accuracy, unprecedented durability and increased barrel life. By combining our unique manufacturing process with advanced technology composite materials and thermo-mechanical design principles, we’ve accomplished what others have failed to do in the past—match-grade carbon fiber barrels that weigh a fraction of traditional steel barrels while compromising nothing. They’re not just lighter—they’re better.



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The patented manufacturing process begins with full-profile, match-grade 416R stainless steel barrel blanks that are made in our firearms division. These blanks are then turned down to a significantly reduced profile greatly reducing weight. This reduced contour barrel is then wrapped with high-strength, aerospace-grade carbon fibre impregnated with a proprietary matrix resin developed by our advanced composites division, PROOF Research ACD.

 

The aerospace-grade carbon fibre we use has a specific strength up to 30 times that of stainless steel and a specific stiffness up to 7 times greater than steel. But strength and stiffness are only part of the equation. Heat conductivity and thermal expansion are also of paramount importance when developing a match-grade carbon fibre barrel. Our helical wrapping pattern favours the longitudinal thermal diffusivity of the carbon fibres (along the length of the barrel) allowing them to more efficiently dissipate heat emanating from the barrel rather than insulating it.

Because Proof barrels are engineered for thermal performance they also move heat very effectively through the wall (thickness) of the barrel, greatly increasing heat transport and resulting in barrels that cool faster and maintain accuracy over longer sessions of fire.

 

The end result is an aerospace-grade, high-firer content composite barrel that is stronger, lighter, as accurate as the finest precision steel barrel, and maintains its accuracy in the most demanding environments.

 

We didn’t invent carbon fibre-wrapped barrels. We just perfected them.

 

Up to 64% lighter than traditional steel barrels of similar contour

Match-grade accuracy

Improved heat dissipation for cooler and longer lasting barrels

No point-of-impact shift during high-volume fire

Reduced harmonic barrel vibration

Unprecedented durability

The only carbon fiber-wrapped barrel approved for use by the U.S. Military.

 “ PROOF has cracked the code with high-performance carbon-fiber barrels ”
Outdoor Life Magazine

Rifle Barrel Fluting

Interrupted and spiral fluting to any style, depth or length/depth of flutes also available.

Available Chamber Reamer List

 

We currently have over 30 Full Reamer sets in stock and are adding to this on a regular basis, so If we don’t have the Chamber Reamer for your Calibre, please give us a ring and we will order it from Pacific. There is no extra charge for buying in a Chamber Reamer. All Chamber Reamer sets include Roughing, Resize and Finish Reamer plus all Gauges, Indicator Rods and Throating Reamers. All our Reamers are minimum Freebore (throat length) and we use a sep throating reamer to enable us to cut the throat length to the customers requirements and his ammunition type.

About Dolphin Gun Company

 

Mik Maksimovic is known throughout the world as a skilled and knowledgeable shooter, having over 35 years experience in shooting including; representing Team GB on many occasions over the past 20 years. Mik still shoots competitively, concentrating on his passion of F Open target shooting and is currently the Team GB teams manager.

Mik comes from an engineering background and decided to take his passion to the next level by starting Dolphin Gun Company. Here at Dolphin Gun we pride ourselves in expert Gunsmithing and Customer Service, both are of utmost importance to us! You will find Mik will go out of his way to help and assist all customers old and new with is knowledge at every opportunity.

Due to our workload and as much as Mik would love to stand talking all day, we do work on an appointment basis - Give us a call, the coffee is always free. Tel 01205 368639.

Dolphin Gun Company are GOLD sponsors of Team GB

 

As you will see from this website our facilities and skilled workforce at Dolphin Gun Company are probably the best in the UK for all aspects of rifle work.
Dolphin Gun company are also a major sponsor of the Great Britain F Class Competition.

Mik Maksimovic photographed at the 2013 F Class World Championships in Raton. New Mexico. Mik is the current Team GB teams manager.

Mik Maksimovic photographed at the 2013 F Class World Championships

in Raton. New Mexico. Mik is the current Team GB teams manager.

Dolphin Gun Company are GOLD sponsors of Team GB

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